Thousands of species of animals and plants which are indigenous [...]
Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of [...]
Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection
This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy [...]
An ambitious plan has got underway to plant a band [...]
The United Nations today announced that 100 outstanding young climate champions chosen from around the world will receive support to participate in the UN Youth Climate Summit on Saturday, September 21 at the UN Headquarters in New York.
UN Climate Change News, 14 August 2019— Over 3,000 participants [...]
Schools in South Africa have been designating students as “eco-warriors” [...]
Indigenous peoples in the Philippines are increasingly involved in the [...]
Thursday’s Daily Brief: Climate crisis and food risks, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, calls for calm in Kashmir
Thursday’s top stories: food security risk from climate crisis, fresh [...]
With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN [...]
African farmers need help to cope with the threats of [...]
A dangerously hot climate, simmering political tensions: ‘This is not the summer of our youth,’ UN chief warns
Global warming and rising political tensions are dangerous and avoidable, Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters on Thursday, previewing the UN’s upcoming Climate Action Summit, and spotlighting geopolitical hotspots.
Thursday’s Daily Brief: Climate emergency, call to support breastfeeding, rising political heat and new investigation board for Syria
Today, our main stories include: UN chief’s warning on climate [...]
Throughout human history, migration and climate have always been connected, [...]
Monday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days
Our main stories today cover: A new report on children [...]
Monday’s Daily Brief: Situation critical for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves
Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for [...]
United Nations announces 2019 Climate Action Summit ‘Clean Air Initiative’, calls on governments at all levels to join
Ahead of the upcoming 2019 Climate Action Summit, the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and Climate and Clean Air Coalition announced today the “Clean Air Initiative”, calling on governments at all levels to join the Initiative.
Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UN’s [...]
Chef Grace Ramirez talks about sustainability and green hacks in support of the UN's ActNow climate campaign.
Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and [...]