Environment/Science
Climate Change
New York, Apr 14 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the findings of a long-awaited United Nations report on the mitigation of climate change released earlier on Sunday in Berlin and urged all countries “to act swiftly and boldly” to reach a “global, ambitious and legal [climate] agreement in 2015.” more
Washington: Ban urges action towards climate action

New York, Apr 12 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon attended on Friday the Climate Leaders’ Summit in Washington, D.C., recalling the importance of keeping global war ...

Ban congratulates Prague on climate change preparedness

New York, Apr 5 (JEN): During his official visit in the Czech Republic’s capital, United Nations Secretary-General congratulated the city of Prague for its new protection system again ...

Ban urges action to curb impacts of climate change

New York, Apr 4 (JEN): From the tropics to the poles, from small islands to large continents, and from the poorest countries to the wealthiest, the ominous signs of climate change are profou ...

Ban praises small islands’ commitment to climate change

New York, Apr 3 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday praised the commitment by small islands in the Pacific to low-carbon development and urged them to continue t ...

Climate change impacting entire planet: UN

New York, Apr 1 (JEN): The effects of climate change are already occurring in all continents and across the oceans, and the world, for the most part, is ill-prepared for their risks, says a ...

Greenland: Ban wraps up visit with tour of Ilulissat Icefjord

New York, Mar 28 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon travelled to the Ilulissat Icefjord on Thursday as he wrapped up his visit to Greenland, which was aimed at building mome ...

Greenland: Ban looks into impacts of climate change

New York, Mar 27 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon saw first-hand the impacts of climate change during a visit on Wednesday to Greenland, where the melting of ice sheets i ...

UN calls for boosting resources for world’s forests

New York, Mar 22 (JEN): United Nations officials on Friday called on countries to scale up efforts and resources devoted to forests, which provide countless economic and social benefits, as ...

Ban hails impact of UN climate change treaty

New York, Mar 21 (JEN): Over the past 20 years, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has galvanized the world to seek multilateral solutions to the grave threat of clima ...