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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
Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations, associated accumulated heat propelled planet into uncharted territory, says WMO

Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into uncharted territory, with far-reaching repercussions for current and future ...

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 ...

‘No time to lose’ in curbing greenhouse gases – WMO report

New York: Last year, heat-trapping greenhouse gases reached a new record, surging above the planet's 2011-2020 average, and has continued in 2021, according to a new report published ...

AFP contributor Josh Edelson wins Covering Climate Now photography prize

New York (JEN): California-based photographer Josh Edelson, a contributor with the AFP since 2012, is one of the two photo category winners of the inaugural Covering Climate Now Journalis ...

Decade of climate breakdown saw 14 per cent of coral reefs vanish

New York: Between 2009 and 2018, the continuous rise in sea temperature cost the world 14 per cent of its coral reefs – that’s more than the size of Australia’s reefs co ...

Keep raising your voices, UN chief tells young climate leaders

New York: With the climate crisis already devastating lives and incomes, young people will be critical to driving global action forward, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told ...

World’s two largest economies commit to climate action – Guterres

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday welcomed important commitments made towards climate action by the world’s two largest economies, as the 76th High L ...

Call for ‘decisive action now’ to avoid climate catastrophe

New York: Speaking alongside the UK Prime Minister in New York on Monday the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has called on world leaders for “decisive action now to a ...

Paris climate deal could go up in smoke without action: Guterres

New York: Unless wealthy nations commit to tackling emissions now, the world is on a “catastrophic pathway” to 2.7-degrees of heating by the end of the century, UN Secretary G ...