Environment/Science
New York, Aug 2 (JEN): Global warming and rising political tensions are dangerous and avoidable, Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters on Thursday, previewing the UN’s upcoming Climate Action Summit, and spotlighting geopolitical hotspots. more
Conflict, climate change among factors that increase ‘desperation that enables human trafficking to flourish’, says UN chief

New York, July 31 (JEN): To mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed that “human trafficking is a hei ...

June 2019 was hottest month ever on record: European satellite agency

London: Summer has barely begun, but temperature records are already being broken. Data released today show that the European-average temperature for June 2019 was higher than for any oth ...

Keeping cool in the face of climate change

New York, July 1 (JEN): As global temperatures reach record highs, providing cooling systems which are effective, sustainable and which do not harm the environment is increasingly essenti ...

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response

New York, June 24 (JEN): Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to th ...

Climate change may now destroy Bengal Tiger’s home, reveals study

Melbourne: A James Cook University scientist says the last coastal stronghold of an iconic predator, the endangered Bengal tiger, could be destroyed by climate change and rising sea level ...

WEF: Swedish teen travels 32 hours in train, sleeps in -18 to highlight climate change to global leaders

Davos: With an intention of attracting the attention of global leaders and business tycoons, who have assembled at the Swiss city of Davos, to the issue of climate change, a teen social a ...

At COP24, countries agree concrete way forward to bring the Paris climate deal to life

New York: After two weeks of crunch negotiations – with overtime – the almost 200 parties gathered in Katowice, Poland, for the United Nations COP24 two-week climate change co ...

COP24: World sports join team UN in race against climate change

New York: Major organizations from the world of sport are joining an increasing number of private sector businesses in the race to beat global warming. At the United Nations’ COP24 ...

COP24 negotiations: Why reaching agreement on climate action is so complex

New York: From Tuesday on, close to 100 Government ministers are due be involved in negotiating a final deal on moving forward with climate action here at the United Nations COP24 confere ...