Environment
Environment
New York, Mar 26 (Just Earth News): The United Nations this evening dimmed the lights at its iconic Headquarters complex in New York and other facilities around the world in observance of the tenth annual 'Earth Hour,' global event to put the spotlight on the issues facing the planet and to inspire millions across the world to live more sustainably. more
Environmental recovery key to post-conflict development in Colombia - UN agency

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): Concluding a mission to Colombia, a multi-disciplinary team of United Nations environment experts have highlighted that the country has a unique opportuni ...

Research shows link between temperature rise and human influence, says head of UN climate panel

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): Speaking on Thursday at a United Nations forum to invigorate political momentum on climate change, the head of a major UN panel on climate change underlin ...

Faced with 'clear science, real threats' countries must remain committed to Paris climate deal - UN

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): Climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat to peace, prosperity and development and addressing it presents an economic opportunity for Governme ...

World Meteorological Day celebrates importance of clouds for weather, climate and water

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): Clouds inspire art and thought, but few natural phenomena are as important to weather, climate or water, the United Nations meteorological agency on Thurs ...

FEATURE: Humanity at the core as UN readies for first-ever Ocean Conference

New York, Mar 23 (Just Earth News): Over a year ago, on 20 February 2016, Tropical Cyclone Winston made a category 5 landfall along the north coast of Fiji's largest, most populous island, V ...

Wastewater should be recognized as a valuable resource, UN says on World Water Day

New York, Mar 22 (Just Earth News): In a world where the demand for water continues to grow and the resource is finite, a new United Nations report argues that wastewater, discarded into the ...

Greener energy for a third of the world bodes well for all, says UN on International Forest Day

New York, Mar 22 (Just Earth News): Cautioning the impact of human activity such as practices use of woodfuel on world's forests, the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affair ...

Record-breaking weather in 2016 pushes world into 'truly uncharted territory'- UN agency

New York, Mar 22 (Just Earth News): Global temperatures set yet another record last year and the world witnessed exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, the Un ...

Extreme and unusual trends continue in 2017, says WMO

London, Mar 21 (IBNS): The year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, according to the World Meteorologi ...