Environment/Science
Environment/Science
New York, Jan 22 (JEN) The battle against a plague of locusts in Madagascar is in danger of being lost, as funding to continue efforts against widespread infestations runs out, putting 13 million people at risk of food insecurity, the United Nations agricultural agency said today. more
UN agencies ramp up aid efforts to flood-hit Southern Africa countries

New York, Jan 21 (JEN) With Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar continuing to face torrential rains and worsening floods, United Nations agencies are scaling up relief efforts to assist those ...

Marking international year, UN chief celebrates role of light in boosting sustainable growth

New York, Jan 20 (JEN) The role light-based technologies play in spurring sustainable development can help the international community tackle the challenges of the 21st century, Secretary-Ge ...

Radical shift in agriculture critical to making future food systems smarter, more efficient – UN

New York, Jan 20 (JEN) Climate change and increasing competition for natural resources have essentially rendered the agriculture model of the past 40 years unsustainable, the United Nations ...

PM chairs meeting of the Council on climate change

New Delhi, Jan 19 (JEN) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called for a paradigm shift in global attitudes towards climate change, from "carbon credit", towards "green credit".

Water for the future

Zaragoza, Spain, Jan 17 (JEN) The three day session of 2015 UN-Water Annual International Conference comes to an end in Zaragoza, Spain, on Saturday.

GP Tronics inaugurates new solar power plant

Kolkata, Jan 16 (JEN): Solar power manufacturer and the channel partner of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), GP Tronics on Friday inaugurated their new semi-automatic solar invert ...

Villagers in Mahan empowered as their voices are heard at global stage: Greenpeace

New Delhi, Jan 14 (JEN): Greenpeace India campaigner, Priya Pillai stuck to her commitment of taking the voices of struggle from Mahan to a global stage and addressed a gathering of British ...

In India, UN chief commends country’s leadership on climate change

New York, Jan 14 (JEN) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday before departing India met with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar t ...

Millions of children face ‘untold misery’ as powerful winter storm sweeps Middle East – UN

New York, Jan 14 (JEN)At least seven million internally displaced and refugee children are in desperate need of assistance as bitter winter snows and torrential rains continue to batter the ...