Environment/Science
Climate Change
New York, Nov 22 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon took his campaign to galvanise an urgent global response to climate change to the world’s cities Thursday , stressing that changes in urban planning, home building and transportation can usher in a low-carbon future that benefits both people and the planet. more
Climate finance essential to address climate change: Ban

New York, Nov 21 (JEN): The top United Nations official Wednesday called on foreign ministers to prioritize the environment in domestic politics and contribute to climate financing as a way ...

UN links private, public partnerships for climate change solutions

New York, Nov 20 (JEN): As diplomats and environment experts continue to work towards a global climate agreement in Poland, a United Nations-business forum is trying for the first time to un ...

Ban urges climate negotiators to reach global deal

New York, Nov 20 (JEN): The world need look no further than the catastrophe in the Philippines to comprehend the profound and dangerous consequences of a warming planet, United Nations Secre ...

Ban cites Haiyan as wake-up call for climate control efforts

New York, Nov 19 (JEN): Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines a week ago, is a wake-up call for the international community to speed up efforts to fight climate change, United Nat ...

UN urges coal industry to diversify amid climate change

New York, Nov 19 (JEN): The coal industry must radically transform and diversify to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, a senior United Nations official said Monday at a meeting in Po ...

UN urges commitments to tackle climate change

New York, Nov 16 (JEN): A United Nations independent expert Friday called on Governments at a conference in Warsaw, Poland, to make concrete funding commitments to tackle the effects of cli ...

Climate change deal in Warsaw vital for small farmers: UN

New York, Nov 9 (JEN): With diplomats set to gather in Warsaw next week to pick up negotiations on a binding climate deal, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) stresse ...

Ban urges cooperation to help Sahel tackle climate change

New York, Nov 8 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday underscored the importance of preparing for extreme weather patterns in Burkina Faso, which as has much of the S ...

Greenpeace demands action on climate change

New Delhi, Sept 27 (JEN): The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Friday approved and released the first of a series of four reports that will make up the Fifth Assessment ...