Climate Change
New York: With 161 votes in favour, and eight abstentions*, the UN General Assembly adopted a historic resolution on Thursday, declaring access to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, a universal human right. more
Mega-drought, glacier melt, and deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean

New York: From the Amazon to the Andes and the snowy depths of Patagonia, extreme weather and climate change are causing mega-drought, extreme rainfall, deforestation and glacier melt acr ...

Extreme heat hits Europe, WMO warns of frequent heatwaves in decades ahead

London/Paris: A large section of Europe is fighting extreme heat conditions as temperature is touching record high in many countries in recent days, media reports said.

Record 40°C UK temperatures linked to climate change: WMO

New York: The chances of seeing unprecedented temperatures of 40 degree Celsius (40°C) or more in the UK could be up to 10 times more likely in the current climate than under a &ldquo ...

UK issues red warning for extreme heat

London/UNI/Xinhua: The UK Met Office on Friday issued a red warning for extreme heat, the highest-level alert, the alert covers parts of England next Monday and Tuesday.  

Melting of glaciers in Tibet is threat to region: Report

The melting glaciers of Tibet have emerged as a new challenge for the region which depends on it for water.

‘Think resilience’ to protect against climate and other catastrophes

New York: More countries must “think resilience”, and urgently adopt and improve early warning systems to reduce risks from an increasing number of disasters across the world, ...

World Health Day: Take climate action, take care of each other

New York: An urgent call to protect health and mitigate the climate crisis was issued by the UN health agency on Wednesday, to mark World Health Day on Thursday.

UN chief hails launch of new expert group to boost net-zero climate change fight

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday urged private investors businesses, cities, states and regions, to do more to cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions, laun ...

Newest satellite data reveals remarkable decline in Arctic sea ice over just three years

Washington: In the past 20 years, the Arctic has lost about one-third of its winter sea ice volume, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Washington and the Califor ...