Environment/Science
Climate Change
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 country’s government, with the support of the UN Development Programme (UNDP). more
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.

#TakeYourSeat at the UN Climate Change Conference: a way for all people to join the global conversation

New York,  To bring the voice of the people to the upcoming Climate Change Conference in Poland (known by the shorthand 'COP 24', from 2 to 14 December), the United Nations h ...

Climate-proofing Timor-Leste

New York, A new generation of green infrastructure which boosts the local economy, ensures water supplies and protects the environment is being built in Timor-Leste thanks to the support ...

Climate Change Focus: Cows, coffee and sustainable farming

New York, Small-scale farms in Panama are helping to heal land degraded by extensive cattle ranching and extreme rainfall or drought associated with climate change, thanks to a project su ...

UN chief appoints Luis Alfonso de Alba as Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit

New York, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced on Friday the appointment of Luis Alfonso de Alba of Mexico as his Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit. ...

Plastic-busting fungi may help tackle pollution, climate change: UN Environment

New York, When it comes to helping green our world, organic mushrooms from the local market may be just the tip of the iceberg. A new United Nations-backed report reveals that fungi could ...

Independence of agency 'paramount', stresses UN nuclear chief in apparent response to Israel's claim of secret Iran site

New York,  After a direct challenge from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to personally and immediately visit what he called a secret atomic warehouse in Iran, the United Na ...