New York: The world is not on track to meet Sustainable Development Goal 7, designed to ensure access to affordable, reliable energy for all, a new report from the UN and partners revealed on Monday. more
Climate change could cause disease to 76.8 percent of corals by 2100

Sydney: Researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) has estimated that 76.8 percent of corals across the world would catch disease by 2100 amid global warming.

Arctic could be ice-free in summer by 2030: New study alerts

A new study has found that the Arctic would be 'ice-free' by as early as the 2030s.

Cities ‘critical battlegrounds’ for a sustainable future: Guterres

When it comes to fighting for a sustainable future, the world’s cities are “critical battlegrounds” and more important than ever to making multilateralism work for all, ...

World must ‘work as one’ to end plastic pollution: Guterres

New York: As international negotiators committed to hammering out a draft treaty by November on ending plastic pollution, the UN chief stressed in his message for World Environment Day on ...

Japan: Nearly 140,000 people ordered to evacuate due to typhoon Mawar

Tokyo: The Japanese authorities on Friday issued an order to evacuate 138,700 residents of the southern prefectures of the country, due to the danger of powerful typhoon Mawar, which is a ...

Oversight’s key to ensure sustainability in outer space: Guterres

New York: Effective governance of outer space is necessary to propel innovation and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in ...

WMO makes urgent call to action over melting cryosphere

New York: Global warming’s devastating effects on the world’s sea ice, icebergs and glaciers – part of what is known as the cryosphere – need to be better understo ...

Weather experts predict ‘near normal’ season, with 5 to 9 potential hurricanes

New York: The United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts “near-normal hurricane activity” in the Atlantic this coming storm season, s ...

Australian scientists developing 1st movable hydrogen generator

Canberra: Scientists from Australia's national research agency have launched a project to develop the country's first portable green hydrogen generator.