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Now is a ‘pivotal time for climate action’ says UN chief, looking to ozone layer gains

New York,  With record-breaking heat once again enveloping the earth this year, United Nations Secretary-GeneralAntónio Guterres said it was also “a pivotal time for cli ...

Philippines: Typhoon Mangkhut to make landfall on Saturday; thousands evacuate homes

Manila: Thousands of people have evacuated their homes in Philippines as the country is bracing for a super storm this weekend.

Devastating storms like Hurricane Florence ‘unusual this far north’: UN weather agency

New York,  In another manifestation of extreme weather conditions, hurricanes as strong as the Category 4 storm Florence - barreling towards the coast of the Carolinas in the United ...

‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ clean-up project launches trial run: UN Environment

New York, A trial run of an innovative system designed to clean up the world’s seas and oceans, founded by UN Environment Programme (UNEP)  “Champion of the Earth” ...

‘Direct existential threat’ of climate change nears point of no return, warns UN chief

New York,  The world risks crossing the point of no return on climate change, with disastrous consequences for people across the planet and the natural systems that sustain them, the ...

Hurricane Florence to make landfall on Thursday; US President Trump sounds alert

Washington: A category four storm is presently looming large over the United States of America, prompting its President, Donald Trump, to sound an alarm.

Uneven progress on climate action at Bangkok conference

New York,  Climate change talks wrapped up in Bangkok today, leaving several issues still to be resolved.

Backed by UN agency, countries set to take on deadly livestock-killing disease

New York, Gathered at a major United Nations agricultural conference, over 45 countries today pledged to eradicate by 2030 a highly contagious and devastating disease responsible for the ...

Runaway climate change still “a real possibility”: UN Secretary-General

New York,  Greater ambition, urgency and action are needed if we are to prevent ever greater climate-related crises, said UN Chief Antonió Guterres on Wednesday, at the launch ...