Environment/Science
Environment/Science
Islamabad: Pakistan's deep bond with China also costs its wildlife species. The south Asian country is witnessing a sharp decline in the number of  pangolins due to 'illegal' trade involving China. more
Cut methane emissions to avert global temperature rise, UN-backed study urges

New York: Methane emissions caused by human activity can be reduced by up to 45 per cent this decade, thus helping to keep global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius in line with the ...

Guterres renews zero-emissions appeal to avoid falling into climate abyss

New York: All countries should commit to zero carbon emissions by 2050 if the world is to avoid a disastrous 2.4 degree Celsius temperature rise by the end of this century, UN Secretary G ...

Chinese rocket debris set to re-enter Earth this weekend

Beijing: Around 18 tonnes of debris from a Chinese rocket is expected to re-enter Earth in an uncontrolled way this weekend.

Rising sea level threatens China

Beijing: China, which has earned criticisms globally for spreading coronavirus worldwide, is now facing another trouble as coastal areas are witnessing increasing risks from rising sea le ...

‘Disasters know no borders’ says Guterres, 35 years on from Chernobyl nuclear accident

New York:   In his message for Chernobyl International Remembrance Day on Monday, the UN chief reminded that “disasters know no borders”.

Prioritize people and planet, UN chief urges Asian and Pacific nations

New York: The UN Secretary-General on Monday called on Asian and Pacific countries not to base their pandemic recovery strategies on “outdated and unsustainable economic models&rdqu ...

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 ...

Pakistan to shift to 60 pc clean energy by 2030

Pakistan has assured the international community that it would shift to 60 percent clean energy and 30 percent electric vehicle use by 2030, Dawn reported.

Bangladesh to seek formation of USD 100 billion annual fund in climate summit

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will urge formation of a USD100 billion annual global climate fund and seek support for her country in expanding its renewable energy sector in her ...