Environment/Science
Climate Change
New York: More countries must “think resilience”, and urgently adopt and improve early warning systems to reduce risks from an increasing number of disasters across the world, a UN disaster forum concluded on Friday. more
World Health Day: Take climate action, take care of each other

New York: An urgent call to protect health and mitigate the climate crisis was issued by the UN health agency on Wednesday, to mark World Health Day on Thursday.

UN chief hails launch of new expert group to boost net-zero climate change fight

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday urged private investors businesses, cities, states and regions, to do more to cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions, laun ...

Newest satellite data reveals remarkable decline in Arctic sea ice over just three years

Washington: In the past 20 years, the Arctic has lost about one-third of its winter sea ice volume, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Washington and the Califor ...

IPCC adaptation report 'a damning indictment of failed global leadership on climate'

New York: UN scientists on Monday delivered a stark warning about the impact of climate change on people and the planet, saying that ecosystem collapse, species extinction, deadly heatwav ...

Adapting to climate change ‘happening worldwide’, essential

New York: The impacts of climate change are already “very visible” and “happening worldwide”, the head of the UN weather agency told the start of the 55th Session ...

Mount Everest's highest glacier melting fast, says study

Orono: Melting and sublimation on Mount Everest’s highest glacier due to human-induced climate change have reached the point that several decades of accumulation are being lost annu ...

Tonga volcanic eruption: Too soon to assess damage

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 ...

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 ...