Environment/Science
New York: The ozone layer – a fragile shield of gas that protects the Earth from the harmful rays of the sun – is “on the road to recovery”, the UN chief said on Thursday in his message for the World Ozone Day. more
Study says weather-related disasters increase over past 50 years

New York: A disaster related to a weather, climate or water hazard occurred every day on average over the past 50 years – killing 115 people and causing US$ 202 million in losses da ...

Greenland's snowy summit witnesses first ever rainfall amid high temperatures

In an unprecedented event, last Saturday, Greenland witnessed rainfall instead of snow at the summit of Greenland roughly two miles above sea level.

IPCC report: ‘Code red’ for human driven global heating, warns UN chief

New York: Climate change is widespread, rapid, and intensifying, and some trends are now irreversible, at least during the present time frame, according to the latest much-anticipated Int ...

Climate change is widespread, rapid, and intensifying, says IPCC

Scientists are observing changes in the Earth’s climate in every region and across the whole climate system, according to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) ...

Lace up and join the UN to help win #TheHumanRace against climate change

New York: The United Nations is encouraging everyone across the world to participate in the literal race against the climate emergency.

UN climate science talks open amid heatwaves, floods and drought

New York:  Negotiations began on Monday to approve a UN science report which will anchor high level summits later this year, charged with boosting climate action worldwide.

UK Graduate’s outdoor furniture design uses carbon-capturing moss to tackle climate change

An environmentally conscious UK graduate has created a collection of pollution-cutting outdoor furniture using the carbon-capturing plant moss as its main material.

Deadly flooding, heatwaves in Europe, highlight urgency of climate action

New York: Heavy rainfall that has triggered deadly and catastrophic flooding in several western European countries, is just the latest indicator that all nations need to do more to hold b ...

Conflict, climate change, COVID, forces more people into hunger

New York: Global hunger levels have skyrocketed because of conflict, climate change and the economic impact of COVID-19; and one in five children around the world is stunted, UN agencies ...