Environment/Science
New York: With world leaders expressing hope that the goal of supplying $100 billion a year in climate finance support for developing countries is within reach, the UN Secretary-General warned on Tuesday that the target would likely not be met until 2023 and would require additional funding after that. more
Integrate water supplies and climate action, world leaders urge

New York: Water and climate action must be integrated to ensure sufficient water supply in the face of a rising global population and environmental degradation, a coalition of world leade ...

Countries most at risk, lead the way on climate action

New York: Vulnerable countries are stepping up and taking climate action, amid a slow response from some of the biggest emitters of carbon dioxide, said the United Nations Development Pro ...

UN chief hails Republic of Korea’s vow to achieve carbon neutrality

New York: The Republic of Korea’s pledge towards achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 has been hailed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres as “a very positive step i ...

Climate action: UN chief encouraged by Japan’s 2050 net zero pledge

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed Japan’s announcement on Monday that it would reduce carbon emissions to zero, by 2050, as part of the global effo ...

UN chief urges ministers to provide ‘decisive leadership’ on climate action

New York: With nations striving to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating impacts, efforts must focus on decarbonizing the global economy and building a more inclusive and ...

Mobile game aims to bridge gap between citizens and leaders on climate action

New York : Millions of people worldwide will get to share their views on climate action through a UN campaign launched on Thursday aimed at connecting them with Governments and policy mak ...

Climate Strike: Thousands join protests across the world, demand immediate action

London/Sydney/New Delhi: Students and workers participated in massive protests across the world on Friday to urge more government action on the issue of climate change.   &n ...

COP24: A million lives could be saved by 2050 through climate action, UN health agency reveals

New York: Taking bold climate action now, could help save a million lives and a lot of money by the middle of the century, said the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday, launching ...

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 ...