Environment/Science
Climate Change
New York: 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said on Thursday, during a briefing to announce the UN’s roadmap to the Climate Summit in September. more
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 ...

Greenland ice melting rapidly, study finds

New York: Greenland is melting faster than scientists previously thought—and will likely lead to faster sea level rise—thanks to the continued, accelerating warming of the Ear ...

Preparing Africa for ravages of climate change ‘cannot be an afterthought’ – COP24

New York: Africa is at a “tipping point” as global warming increases, and urgent action needs to be taken across the continent now, to mitigate risks and safeguard a decade of ...

Failing to agree climate action would ‘not only be immoral’ but ‘suicidal’, UN chief tells COP24

New York: With roadblocks continuing at the COP24 climate change conference over how to implement the  historic 2015 Paris Agreement, United Nations chief António Guterres ret ...

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 ...

Tunisia coastline in need of climate cash boost

New York: Efforts to mobilize the cash needed to ensure that climate change does not lead to the irreversible damage of Tunisia’s coastline are being undertaken by the North African ...

UN launches Facebook Messenger-powered bot to take on climate change

New York: As world leaders and decision-makers get to work on mitigating climate change at the COP24 conference in Katowice, Poland, renowned broadcaster and natural historian Sir David A ...

G20 told crucial COP24 climate change conference 'must succeeed': Guterres

New York, During press briefings at the beginning of the G20 meeting of industrialized nations in Buenos Aires, UN Secretary António Guterres described the event as an essential fo ...

World simply ‘not on track’ to slow climate change this year: UN weather agency

The world is heading in the wrong direction to slow climate change after another year of near-record temperatures, the head of the UN’s weather agency said on Thursday.