Environment/Science
Climate Change
New York: More than 630 investors who collectively manage over $37 trillion in assets are calling on governments across the world to step up action to address climate change and achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. more
Marine life, fisheries increasingly threatened as the ocean loses oxygen: Study

Madrid: The loss of oxygen from the world’s ocean is increasingly threatening fish species and disrupting ecosystems, a new IUCN report warns. Ocean oxygen loss, driven by climate c ...

Carbon emissions from volcanic rocks can create global warming - study

London: Greenhouse gas emissions released directly from the movement of volcanic rocks are capable of creating massive global warming effects – a discovery which could transform the ...

Decade ending 2019 likely to be hottest on record: WMO

New York: Exceptional global heat driven by greenhouse gas emissions mean this decade will most likely go down as the warmest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization ...

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 ...

Is the world ready to end the coal era and embrace clean energy?

New York: Access to electricity has transformed the world, helping countries to develop their economies, and lifting millions out of poverty. However, this success has come at a great cos ...

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 emissions report: World on course for more than 3 degree spike, even if climate commitments are met

New York: Even if countries meet commitments made under the 2015 Paris Agreement, the world is heading for a 3.2 degrees Celsius global temperature rise over pre-industrial levels, leadin ...

Climate change: Another year of record gas emissions, warns UN meteorological agency

New York: Levels of the three main heat-trapping gases emitted into the atmosphere – carbon dioxide (CO2), methane, and nitrous oxide – have reached yet another high, the UN m ...

Over $39 million earmarked by UN-backed fund to combat effects of climate change in Nepal

New York: More than $39 million in funding was approved on Wednesday for a project that will build resilience and mitigate the effects of climate change, benefitting nearly one million Ne ...