Environment/Science
As COP28 heads into its final working days in Dubai, the UN’s agriculture wing launched on Sunday a ground-breaking plan that looks to transform the world’s agrifood systems from a net emitter to a carbon sink by 2050. more
COP28 Dubai Summit: UN says climate change has alarmingly spiked over past decade

The past decade has been confirmed the warmest ever recorded, continuing an alarming 30-year trend that the UN weather chief said on Tuesday is “unequivocally driven by greenhouse g ...

COP28 Summit in Dubai: Extraction of minerals needed for green energy must be ‘sustainable and just’, says Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday announced his plan to set up a panel aimed to ensure the move from fossil fuels towards renewable energy is just, sustainable and ...

As ‘humanity’s fate hangs in the balance’, UN chief Antonio calls for urgent action to prevent planetary crash at COP 28 Dubai Summit

Earth’s vital signs are failing and to prevent planetary crash and burn, “we need…cooperation and political will”, UN Secretary General António Guterres sa ...

Fossil fuel producers ‘literally doubling down’, alerts UNEP report

Contrary to pledges to cut fossil fuel production, government policies worldwide will add up to a doubling of production in 2030, a new report from the UN environment agency (UNEP) reveal ...

‘Stop the madness’ of climate change, UN chief Antonio Guterres declares

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday called on the world to “stop the madness” of climate change as he visited the Everest region in Nepal where melting glac ...

‘Humanity has opened the gates to hell’ warns Guterres as climate coalition demands action

“Horrendous heat is having horrendous effects”, the UN chief declared on Wednesday, as a broad global coalition of “movers and doers” politicians, business and civ ...

Climate inaction puts lives on the line: WMO

Insufficient progress towards climate goals is slowing down the global fight against poverty, hunger and deadly diseases, according to a report released on Thursday by the UN World Meteor ...

Window to reach climate goals ‘rapidly closing’, UN report warns

The world is not on track to meet the long-term goals set out in the Paris Agreement for limiting global temperature rise, a major UN report warned on Friday, calling for a commitment to ...

'Climate breakdown' alert as air quality dips during heatwaves: UN chief

New York: Amplified by wildfires and desert dust fanned by climate change, more frequent heatwaves are leading to a sharp drop in air quality and human health, the World Meteorological Or ...