Environment/Science
New York: The UN Secretary-General has outlined the “increased ambition and commitment” that the world needs from governments during the coming days of the COP25 UN climate change conference which opens in Madrid on Monday, calling for “accountability, responsibility and leadership” to end the global climate crisis. more
Climate emergency ‘a new danger’ to peace, youth activists hear ahead of World Day

New York: Among the efforts to build a sustainably peaceful world, “urgent climate action is needed” to curb environmental threats to all our well-being and security, the Secr ...

UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres

New York: There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver fo ...

UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘strong commitment’ and political will to tackle climate emergency

New York, Aug 27 (JEN): People all over the world are calling for a shift towards a greener, cleaner future, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, stressing that &l ...

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response

New York, June 24 (JEN): Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to th ...

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief

New York, June 7 (JEN): In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels ...

UN chief welcomes G20 commitment to fight climate change

New York, UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has welcomed the declaration released on Saturday at the conclusion of the 2018 G20 meeting of the world’s leading economies ...

UN’s Guterres on climate change: ‘We need to do more and we need to do it quicker’

New York,  As governments prepare to meet later this year for the next round of climate talks, Secretary-General António Guterres today underscored the need to speed up action ...

Climate change and multilateralism figure high on first day of UN General Assembly debate

New York,  If there was one issue that was a recurrent theme on Tuesday on the first day of the United Nations General Assembly's annual general debate, it was the potentially ca ...

Climate change: An 'existential threat' to humanity, UN chief warns global summit

New York, May 16 (IBNS): None of the world’s challenges loom as large as climate change, the United Nations chief told a major climate action summit on Tuesday, reiterating his beli ...