Environment/Science
Davos: With an intention of attracting the attention of global leaders and business tycoons, who have assembled at the Swiss city of Davos, to the issue of climate change, a teen social activist camped out in a tent on Thursday night in temperatures well below freezing point. more
At COP24, countries agree concrete way forward to bring the Paris climate deal to life

New York: After two weeks of crunch negotiations – with overtime – the almost 200 parties gathered in Katowice, Poland, for the United Nations COP24 two-week climate change co ...

COP24: World sports join team UN in race against climate change

New York: Major organizations from the world of sport are joining an increasing number of private sector businesses in the race to beat global warming. At the United Nations’ COP24 ...

COP24 negotiations: Why reaching agreement on climate action is so complex

New York: From Tuesday on, close to 100 Government ministers are due be involved in negotiating a final deal on moving forward with climate action here at the United Nations COP24 confere ...

‘Going green’ is good business says private sector at UN’s COP24 climate conference

New York: Businesses across the world should no longer be viewed solely as greenhouse gas emissions culprits, but more as indispensable partners for climate action, who stand to increase ...

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 ...

Taking fast road to ‘e-mobility’ central to a sustainable future: COP24

New York: As the transportation sector continues to be a major culprit in the global rise in temperatures, the urgent need for clean solutions – in particular, powered by electricit ...

Greenland on thin ice as study shows ice sheet melting 'off the charts'

Washington: Surface melting across Greenland’s mile-thick ice sheet began increasing in the mid-19th century and then ramped up dramatically during the 20th and early 21st centuries ...

UN launches Facebook Messenger-powered bot to take on climate change

New York: As world leaders and decision-makers get to work on mitigating climate change at the COP24 conference in Katowice, Poland, renowned broadcaster and natural historian Sir David A ...

Four things the UN chief wants world leaders to know, at key COP24 climate conference opening

New York: During the UN COP24 Climate Change Conference grand opening on Monday, Secretary-General António Guterres told over 150 world leaders gathered for climate action that &ld ...