Environment/Science
Environment/Science
New York: African States are on the front line of the climate crisis, a senior UN official told the Security Council on Wednesday, but far more action is needed to turn the tide on rising emissions, and reduce global warming. more
Nepal floods, landslides leave 33 people dead

Kathmandu: At least 33 people have died in floods and landslides across western Nepal in the past week, local media reports say.

Climate change: WMO report urges faster action on transition to clean energy

New York: The UN weather agency issued an urgent appeal on Tuesday for governments everywhere to switch to cleaner forms of energy, such as solar, wind and hydro-electric power.

Australian surfers ride climate action wave

New York: Surfers have an intimate knowledge of the ocean, but have not been seen as leading figures amongst groups leading on climate change solutions. Thanks to groups such as Surfers f ...

Pakistan’s ‘climate carnage beyond imagination’, UN chief tells General Assembly

New York: The people of Pakistan are the victims of “a grim calculus of climate injustice”, Secretary-General António Guterres told the UN General Assembly on Friday, r ...

Egypt urged to ensure civil society’s full participation in COP27 climate summit

New York: Authorities in Egypt must ensure civil society can safely and fully participate in the COP27 UN climate change conference taking place there next month, a group of UN independen ...

New UN report urges Europe to step-up action over triple environmental crisis

New York: A new UN report presented on Wednesday to the Organization’s highest pan-European environmental policy body, covering 54 countries, is calling for greater action to tackle ...

New UN report urges Europe to step-up action over triple environmental crisis

New York: A new UN report presented on Wednesday to the Organization’s highest pan-European environmental policy body, covering 54 countries, is calling for greater action to tackle ...

UN chief: Countries bound for COP27 must make climate action ‘the top global priority’

New York: As government representatives begin the finalize the agenda for the COP27 climate change conference in Egypt next month, for pre-COP planning in the Democratic Republic of the C ...

Indonesia: Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes, no casualty reported

Jakarta: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's western province of Aceh on Saturday morning, but did not leave casualties or damages, an official said.