Environment/Science
Environment/Science
The world is heating up at an unprecedented pace, new climate data shows, and leaders gathered for the COP28 conference which opened in Dubai on Thursday must get us out of “deep trouble”, UN chief António Guterres said. more
UK museum recieves 100 mg sample of asteroid Bennu

The Natural History Museum in the UK has received 100mg of the asteroid Bennu for study.

‘Close the climate ambition gap’ says UN chief ahead of COP28

The COP28 climate conference held in Dubai later this month “must be the place to urgently close the climate ambition gap”, as emissions continue to rise and climate chaos int ...

New round of talks on global plastic pollution treaty underway in Nairobi

Negotiators from around the world gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, on Monday for fresh talks over a landmark international treaty to combat plastic pollution.

Fossil fuel producers ‘literally doubling down’, alerts UNEP report

Contrary to pledges to cut fossil fuel production, government policies worldwide will add up to a doubling of production in 2030, a new report from the UN environment agency (UNEP) reveal ...

New data suggests 2023 is virtually certain to be warmest year on record

New data suggests that 2023 is 'virtually certain to be the warmest year on record.

Days after massive earthquake kills 157, another one hits Nepal today; tremors felt in Delhi

Kathmandu: Days after the massive earthquake in Nepal that killed 157 and injured many, the Himalayan country was hit by another 5.6 magnitude quake on Monday and tremors of which were fe ...

‘Stop the madness’ of climate change, UN chief Antonio Guterres declares

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday called on the world to “stop the madness” of climate change as he visited the Everest region in Nepal where melting glac ...

Meltwater flowing beneath Antarctic glaciers can accelerate retreat: Reports

A new Antarctic ice sheet modelling study from scientists at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography suggests that meltwater flowing out to sea from beneath Antarctic gla ...

Antarctica region records first bird flu case: Reports

A lethal strain of bird flu has been detected in Antarctica, a region known for being the key breeding ground for many birds.