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

On climate change frontline, indigenous provide pointers to save planet

New York: Indigenous people living on the frontline of climate change could offer potentially ground-breaking insight into biodiversity protection and sustainability, but they urgently ne ...

Invasive pest spread another fallout from climate change, UN-backed study finds

New York: Climate change is making pests which ravage important agricultural crops even more destructive, heightening threats to global food security and the environment, a UN-backed stud ...

Guterres renews zero-emissions appeal to avoid falling into climate abyss

New York: All countries should commit to zero carbon emissions by 2050 if the world is to avoid a disastrous 2.4 degree Celsius temperature rise by the end of this century, UN Secretary G ...

World on the verge of climate ‘abyss’, as temperature rise continues: UN chief

New York: The Earth’s temperature continues to rise unabated, with 2020 being one of the three warmest years on record, as extreme weather events combine with the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Climate change top challenge over the next decade, UNESCO global survey finds

New York: Climate change and loss of biodiversity is seen as the most pressing challenge over the decade, according to the World in 2030 Survey report published on Wednesday by the UN Edu ...