“Little undermines development like disaster,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told [...]
After a two-week sail across the Atlantic, youth climate activist [...]
Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, sailed into New York Harbor today, flanked by a fleet of 17 sailboats representing each of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on their sails. Thunberg is arriving to participate in the Youth Climate Summit and the Climate Action Summit at the United Nations Headquarters on 23 September.
Farmers in Malawi are diversifying their crops and adopting sustainable technologies as they look at ways [...]
Responding to demand, UN opens additional places at Climate Action Summit for civil society; issues call for applications
The United Nations has opened additional places for civil society groups to participate in the 2019 Climate Action Summit, in recognition of the crucial role of civil society in driving forward urgent climate action.
Monday’s Daily Brief: UN chief talks climate action at G7, WFP official visits camp in Central African Republic, Deadly violence at Lesvos migrant centre, Security Council meets on AU-UN Darfur mission
A recap of Monday’s stories: UN chief urges more action from G7 [...]
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, [...]