Environment/Science
Climate Change
New York, Nov 19 (JEN): Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines a week ago, is a wake-up call for the international community to speed up efforts to fight climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Monday, as latest estimates put the total of those affected at nearly 13 million, including over 4 million displaced and 2.5 million in need of food aid. more
UN urges coal industry to diversify amid climate change

New York, Nov 19 (JEN): The coal industry must radically transform and diversify to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, a senior United Nations official said Monday at a meeting in Po ...

UN urges commitments to tackle climate change

New York, Nov 16 (JEN): A United Nations independent expert Friday called on Governments at a conference in Warsaw, Poland, to make concrete funding commitments to tackle the effects of cli ...

Climate change deal in Warsaw vital for small farmers: UN

New York, Nov 9 (JEN): With diplomats set to gather in Warsaw next week to pick up negotiations on a binding climate deal, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) stresse ...

Ban urges cooperation to help Sahel tackle climate change

New York, Nov 8 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday underscored the importance of preparing for extreme weather patterns in Burkina Faso, which as has much of the S ...

Greenpeace demands action on climate change

New Delhi, Sept 27 (JEN): The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Friday approved and released the first of a series of four reports that will make up the Fifth Assessment Re ...