Environment/Science
New York : Inaction when it comes to the fight back against damaging climate change is not an option, the President of the UN General Assembly told a major energy conference in Abu Dhabi on Friday. more
Progress made at COP25, despite lack of agreement to increase climate ambition

New York: Negotiations at the COP25 UN climate conference in Madrid finally ended on Sunday, wrapping up an event which saw much progress made by the private sector, and by national, regi ...

COP25: Italy and Mexico pave the way on climate education

New York: A commitment by Italy and Mexico to ramp up climate and environmental education has been welcomed by the UN office which supports global efforts to respond to climate change.

Time Magazine names environment activist Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year 2019

New York: Adding one more jewel to her crown, Time magazine has named environment activist Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year 2019.

Deliver ‘significant results now’, UN General Assembly President tells COP25 climate conference

New York :It is “imperative” that the COP25 climate conference underway in Spain delivers “significant results now”, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the UN Ge ...

COP25: Global investors urge countries to meet climate action goals

New York: More than 630 investors who collectively manage over $37 trillion in assets are calling on governments across the world to step up action to address climate change and achieve t ...

Carbon emissions from volcanic rocks can create global warming - study

London: Greenhouse gas emissions released directly from the movement of volcanic rocks are capable of creating massive global warming effects – a discovery which could transform the ...

Decade ending 2019 likely to be hottest on record: WMO

New York: Exceptional global heat driven by greenhouse gas emissions mean this decade will most likely go down as the warmest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization ...

When reefs decline, parrotfish thrive: Study

New York: In contrast to most other species, reef-dwelling parrotfish populations boom in the wake of severe coral bleaching.

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 ...