Environment/Science
New York : In his message for International Mother Earth Day this Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres acknowledged that all eyes are on the COVID-19 pandemic, which he flagged as “an unprecedented wake-up call” more
Turn around deforestation in 2020, the ‘Nature Super Year’, says Guterres

New York : On the International Day of Forests, which falls on Saturday, UN chief António Guterres is calling for 2020, which has been referred to as a “nature super year&rdq ...

Climate action ‘both a priority and a driver of the decade’: Guterres

New York: Climate action will be both a priority and a driver of world affairs through the coming decade, United Nations Secretary-General chief António Guterres announced on Monda ...

COP25: ‘Signals of hope’ multiplying in face of global climate crisis, insists UN chief Guterres

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 ch ...

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 ...