Environment/Science
Environment/Science
New York: Among the efforts to build a sustainably peaceful world, “urgent climate action is needed” to curb environmental threats to all our well-being and security, the Secretary-General told the annual peace gathering in New York on Friday, addressing a largely youthful crowd. more
Climate Strike: Thousands join protests across the world, demand immediate action

London/Sydney/New Delhi: Students and workers participated in massive protests across the world on Friday to urge more government action on the issue of climate change.   &n ...

UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres

New York: There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver fo ...

UN climate summit aims to speed up transition to cleaner, greener future

New York: New measures to speed up the transition to clean energy and green economies are among the initiatives to be unveiled during the UN Climate Change Summit next week.

Ozone on track to heal completely in our lifetime, UN environment agency declares on World Day

New York: At the current momentum, scientists predict the planet’s protective shield of gas - or ozone layer as we know it - will be completely healed as far as some regions of the ...

In The Bahamas, Guterres sees impact of ‘Category Hell’ hurricane, ‘powered by climate change’

New York Sept 15 (JEN): The UN chief saw for himself the deadly power of Hurricane Dorian on the shattered islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama on Saturday, describing it as more like a &ldq ...

In visit to hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, UN chief calls for greater action to address climate change

New York, Sept 14 (JEN): World leaders attending the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit are being urged to show up armed not with speeches but with plans to achieve carbon neutrality, redu ...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits western Tanzania : USGS

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) A magnitude 5.5 earthquake occurred in the Tanzanian western region of Katavi, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said Monday.

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas death toll expected to rise as thousands remain missing

New York, Sept 7 (JEN): As the UN and other aid partners respond to huge humanitarian needs in the hurricane-struck northern Bahamas, latest reports indicate that the death toll is likely ...

Is the world living up to its climate commitments?

New York, Sept 6 (JEN): As the United Nations gears up for the September Climate Action Summit in New York, one of its most high-profile climate conferences in recent times, what progress ...