Environment/Science
Environment/Science
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 Congo capital, Kinshasa, Secretary-General António Guterres told journalists in New York that the work ahead is “as immense as the climate impacts we are seeing around the world”. more
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.

1.5 degree climate pledge ‘on life support’, Guterres tells leaders during frank exchanges

New York: During a private meeting of Heads of State and Government, held on Wednesday at UN Headquarters in New York, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for more action ...

Pakistan floods: Six month wait for water to recede, warn relief agencies

New York: Millions of people in Pakistan are still deeply affected by catastrophic flooding which “is not going anywhere”, UN relief agencies said on Tuesday.

Magnitude 7.7 earthquake rocks Mexico, 1 dies

Mexico City: A 7.7 magnitude earthquake shook west-central Mexico on Monday, causing some structural damage on the anniversary of two previous major earthquakes in 1985 and 2017.

Magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits Taiwan, no casualty

Taipei: An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale hit Taiwan on Sunday, triggering panic in the region where it was felt.

Global cooperation to protect the ozone layer can ensure a better future for us all

New York: As the Montreal Protocol to Protect the Ozone Layer turns 35 on Friday, World Ozone Day, the United Nations has said that continuing the level of cooperation that led to the tre ...

WMO: Climate change in Africa can destabilize ‘countries and entire regions’

New York: Water stress and hazards like withering droughts and devastating floods are hitting African communities, economies and ecosystems hard, according to a new report launched on Thu ...

Egypt prepares for flagship UN climate conference, in a year of unprecedented global weather shocks

New York: Regional authorities in Egypt, the host country of the 2022 UN climate conference (COP27), are ramping up initiatives designed to improve the country’s environmental crede ...

China: Earthquake death toll rises to 65

Chengdu/UNI: A total of 65 people have been killed in a 6.8-magnitude earthquake that jolted Luding County in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Monday, local authorities said on T ...