Environment/Science
New York : A wide-ranging UN climate report, released on Tuesday, shows that climate change is having a major effect on all aspects of the environment, as well as on the health and wellbeing of the global population. more
Far more needed to ‘confront the world’s climate emergency’, UN chief tells ASEAN Summit

New York: Four of the ten countries most affected by climate change are members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres sai ...

Countries violate rights over climate change, argue youth activists in landmark UN complaint

New York: The failure of governments to act on the climate crisis, constitutes a violation of children’s rights, according to a landmark complaint presented to the UN Committee on t ...

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 ...

COP24 addresses climate change displacement ahead of crunch migration meeting

New York: As hundreds of decision-makers are gathering in Marrakech to agree new standards for global migration, the United Nations climate change conference ‘COP24’ is lookin ...

Conflicts and extreme climate change threatens access to food in 39 countries – UN agriculture report

New York,  Unrelenting conflict and rapid climate change is continuing to reshape agriculture across the world, and contributing to major food shortages across 39 countries, which co ...

‘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 ...

Heatwaves, hurricanes, floods: 2017 costliest year ever for extreme weather and climate events, says UN

New York: Hurricanes, monsoon floods and continuing severe drought made 2017 the costliest year ever for severe weather and climate events, according to a new report by the United Nations ...

Early action key to preventing crises related to El Niño and La Niña – UN relief official

New York, Jan 3 (JEN):  La Niña is expected to impact weather around the world in 2018, a United Nations relief official said, urging governments and the international communi ...

Arctic forever changed by rapidly warming climate – UN weather agency

New York, Dec 21(Just Earth News): The Arctic continued in 2017 to warm at double the rate of the global temperature increase, resulting in the second warmest air temperatures, above aver ...