Environment/Science
Climate Change
New York: Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, is covered in ash and dust following the underwater volcanic eruption at the weekend, but the situation is calm there and first clean-up efforts are underway, UN humanitarians said on Monday. more
Climate change: For 25th year in a row, Greenland ice sheet shrinks

New York: 2021 marked the 25th year in a row in which the key Greenland ice sheet lost more mass during the melting season, than it gained during the winter, according to a new UN-endorse ...

Geopolitical conflicts only aggravate the climate crisis of melting Himalayan Glaciers: Experts

The world is divided by borders leading to conflicts a lot of the time, but the call of the climate crisis demands that it works together or face destruction. One such climate crisis is t ...

Many countries ‘unsupported and unprepared’ to address climate health risks: WHO

New York: Although governments are prioritizing public health measures to protect their people from climate impacts, many lack the funds to take effective action, the World Health Organiz ...

Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations, associated accumulated heat propelled planet into uncharted territory, says WMO

Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into uncharted territory, with far-reaching repercussions for current and future ...

World leaders urged to prioritize action on water and climate

New York: Countries must step up urgent action to address the water-related consequences of climate change, the head of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and nine other internat ...

Madagascar: Severe drought could spur world’s first climate change famine

New York: More than one million people in southern Madagascar are struggling to get enough to eat, due to what could become the first famine caused by climate change, according to the Wor ...

Fossil fuel production ‘dangerously out of sync’ with climate change targets

New York: Despite increased climate ambition and net-zero commitments, governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of energy from fossil fuels in 2030, than the amount t ...

AFP contributor Josh Edelson wins Covering Climate Now photography prize

New York (JEN): California-based photographer Josh Edelson, a contributor with the AFP since 2012, is one of the two photo category winners of the inaugural Covering Climate Now Journalis ...

Keep raising your voices, UN chief tells young climate leaders

New York: With the climate crisis already devastating lives and incomes, young people will be critical to driving global action forward, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told ...