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

COP25: UN climate change conference, 5 things you need to know

New York: Climate change is happening—the world is already 1.1°C warmer than it was at the onset of the industrial revolution, and it is already having a significant impact on t ...

UN summit tackles climate change-induced threat to mountain water supplies

New York: The world’s mountain and glacier regions are facing unprecedented challenges due to climate change, imposing a crippling effect on the people and economies that rely on th ...

World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution

New York: Saturday marks World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, with a call for urgent measur ...

Climate emergency: City mayors are 'world's first responders', says UN chief

New York: City bosses are “the world’s first responders to the climate emergency” UN chief António Guterres declared on Friday, at an international mayors’ ...

UN commits to help Pacific island agriculture adapt and survive climate crisis

New York: The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) pledged on Friday to work hand in hand with the people of the Pacific to improve nutrition, and mitigate the worst effects ...

Countries violate rights over climate change, argue youth activists in landmark UN complaint

New York: The failure of governments to act on the climate crisis, constitutes a violation of children’s rights, according to a landmark complaint presented to the UN Committee on t ...

Greta Thunberg tells world leaders ‘you are failing us’, as nations announce fresh climate action

New York: Speaking at the beginning of the UN’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, the 16-year-old acclaimed climate activist Greta Thunberg, was unsparing in her criticism of world l ...