March 23, 2023 07:29 am
United States, March 23: Billions of people experience water-related issues on a daily basis -- from contaminated drinking water, to droughts and floods -- with a UN report warning Tuesday that the risk of a global crisis is "imminent."
August 11, 2021 10:49 am
GENEVA, August 11: The U.N.-appointed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a new report Monday summarizing the latest authoritative scientific information about global warming. Here are five important takeaways.
August 10, 2021 07:21 am
August 10: Earth is getting so hot that temperatures in about a decade will probably blow past a level of warming that world leaders have sought to prevent, according to a report released Monday that the United Nations called a “code red for humanity.”
August 9, 2021 14:30 pm
NEW YORK, August 9: Earth’s climate is getting so hot that temperatures in about a decade will probably blow past a level of warming that world leaders have sought to prevent, according to a report released Monday that the United Nations calls a “code red for humanity.”
February 6, 2021 06:45 am
Prospect of graduation from LDC status offers Nepal a unique opportunity for change. Recently released National Human Development Report of the UN suggests so.
June 18, 2020 11:40 am
GENEVA , June 18: Nearly 80 million people worldwide, or 1% of humanity, were uprooted at the end of 2019 after fleeing wars or persecution, a record figure capping a “tumultuous” decade of displacement, the United Nations said on Thursday.
February 24, 2019 14:47 pm
KABUL, Feb 24: A record number of Afghan civilians were killed last year due to stepped up aerial attacks by U.S-led forces and more suicide bombings, the United Nations said in a report on Sunday.
October 8, 2018 14:00 pm
WASHINGTON, Oct 8: Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday. But they provide little hope the world will rise to the challenge.