Majority of finance towards fossil fuels came from outside Africa
Climate justice, now: Latest IPCC report just told us why we need that
New guidelines on abortion care will help prevent more than 25 million unsafe abortions: WHO
More than 75% of Amazon rainforest near tipping point, may transform into dry savanna: Study
Save the seas: African countries appeal funding for oceans at UNEA5 as calls for action grow
Portugal and Kenya will co-host the second UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon June 27-July 1, where best practices for ...
Investment in care services can generate 234 million jobs for women by 2035, says ILO
An annual investment of $5.4 trillion will be required to generate these jobs
UNEA 5.2: Environment ministers call for integrating ecosystem protection with public health policies
UN member states committ to mainstreaming biodiversity, climate change and pollution concerns into all policies at the ministerial declaration ...
International Women’s Day: There is new proof that COVID-19 impacted women more than men
Women have had to suffer more loss of employment and non-compensation of labour, according to a recent study published ...
International Women’s Day: Why 2021 shines bright for gender parity at parliaments in Sub-Saharan Africa
In the 48 countries around the world that held parliamentary elections in 2021, women candidates won 28.6% of the ...
India used 2% of COVID-19 stimulus funds on green projects, spent more on coal subsidies: Study
Stimulus funds gave countries an opportunity to push toward greener economies. Yet, many governments have failed to make the ...
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine poses ‘unprecedented‘ nuclear threats: Experts
A power outage, among other factors, could spell doom for nuclear reactors
Russia-Ukraine conflict: Nuclear plant fire raises contamination scare
Global food systems emissions alone can cause global warming to exceed 1.5°C: CSE report
Food systems emit more than transportation and energy use in buildings
UNEA 5.2: Excitement, jubilation as resolution to end plastic pollution by 2024 adopted
The treaty called for “sovereignty of states to work for public good”
UNEA 5.2: Pharma, health sectors among 5 major sources of AMR, says UNEP report
AMR could kill up to 10 million people per year by 2050, says report
175 countries commit to forge internationally binding treaty on plastic pollution by 2024
The resolution establishes an Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to complete a draft global legally binding agreement by the end of ...
UNEA 5.2: Australia dumping plastic in ASEAN countries despite ending exports in 2020, shows report
Australia promoting policies driving “massive investment” in plastic waste fuel, says report
Climate, land use change threaten sustainable reindeer herding in the Arctic: IPCC Report
Challenges posed by climate and land use change has even affected the mental health of Saami herdsmen
UNEA 5.2: UN assembly to come up with an agreement on plastic pollution
The agreement will seek to track the lifespan of plastic products right from the source and into the seas
Ganga, Brahmaputra, Indus water levels to rise by 2050: New IPCC report
In the Indus, runoff is expected to increase due to accelerated snowmelt; in the Ganga and Brahmaputra, it would ...
Bengal tiger, hoolock gibbon, snow leopard to face climate change wrath: New IPCC report
Biomes, species and biodiversity to be affected according to projections for Asia by IPCC
Atlas of human suffering: IPCC report stresses on interconnections among climate, biodiversity, well-being
It warns of irreversible damages but also offers solutions
UNEA 5.2: Support technological transfer for enhancing circular economy, says EU
United States, Argentina sought clarity on implementation of producer’s responsibilities
Russia-Ukraine war to have ‘ripple effects’ on India’s fuel prices: Experts
India should take this as a market signal and channel investments into electric vehicles and green hydrogen, which are ...
UNEA: Uruguay, Costa Rica back formation of science-policy panel to manage chemicals, waste
The proposed panel on chemicals and waste, is expected to fill the gap between science and policy