Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has been facing criticism from across the globe for not attending COP26 — a global summit on climate change convened by the United Nations Organization (UNO) in Glasgow weeks ago — despite being a country that has one-quarter of the carbon emissions of the world. more
UN chief welcomes China-US pledge to cooperate on climate action

New York: Wednesday’s announcement that China and the United States have agreed to collaborate more closely on climate action was hailed by UN Secretary-General António Guter ...

US: Tennessee flooding leaves 21 people dead, Joe Biden expresses sadness

Washington: At least 21 people died as severe flood hit  Humphreys County in Middle Tennessee region of the US, media reports said.

Record-breaking ‘pressure-cooker’ heatwave hits Canada, US northwest

New York: A "pressure-cooker" heatwave that's broken temperature records twice in 48 hours in the US northwest and western Canada is being mirrored across large parts of the ...

US to help Sri Lanka improve plastic waste management

Washignton: The United States will provide funds to Sri Lanka to improve its plastic waste management system, to reduce waste flows to the ocean, reported Economynext. The funds will come ...

At least 23 people die as northern California firestorm grows

Napa, Oct 12 (JEN): The death toll in the California firestorm incident has risen to 23 as the wildfire spread rapidly through the northern part of the state, forcing new evacuations, report ...

California fires: Death toll touches 15, over 150 missing

Napa, Oct 11 (JEN): The death toll in the deadly California fires has increased to 15, while scores of people are still missing, reports said.

US: Hurricane Harvey hits Texas

Austin, Aug 26 (JEN): Hurricane Harvey has made landfall in Texas with windspeed upto 215 km/hr, reports said.

US tells UN about Paris Climate Change walkout

Washington/New York, Aug 5 (JEN): The United States has formally written to the United Nation about their decision to pull out of the Paris climate deal, though it said that it will continue ...

US decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord a 'major disappointment' – UN

New York, June 2(Just Earth News): The Spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General on Thursday said the decision by the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate c ...