New York: Climate change and environmental degradation are escalating the risk and prevalence of violence against women and girls across the world, a UN-appointed independent human rights expert warned on Wednesday.
Lhasa,Tibet: China, for its own benefit, is shattering and destroying the nature-bound systems of Tibet, while Beijing is not even giving an iota of thought to the inhabitants, reports said.
Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman on Monday said Pakistan will need to conserve water and reduce impact of climate change or else it will become a water scarcity-hit country by 2025.
Canberra: More than half a million Australian houses will be vulnerable to climate change and become uninsurable by 2030, a report has warned.
New York: The impact of extreme weather on Madagascar is an example of the “runaway humanitarian needs” the world will face, unless it takes action to tackle the climate crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.
Ottawa/India: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau opened his first caucus meeting on Nov 7 since his re-election by praising his party's approach to climate change and prioritising child care and ending the pandemic.
New York: By the year 2030, an estimated 50 per cent of the world's population will live in coastal areas which are exposed to flooding, storms and tsunamis.
London/Sputnik: Queen Elizabeth II of England has been caught on camera apparently sharing her irritation at the lack of action from world leaders on climate change, the UK media reported on Friday.
Vancouver/IBNS: The unprecedented heat wave in Western Canada would become more common with climate change, scientists predict.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and his British counterpart Boris Johnson held a telephonic conversation where the two leaders discussed Afghanistan, climate change among other issues of bilateral importance.
Brussels/Sputnik: NATO must engage with China on issues like climate change and arms control, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters after meeting with US President Joe Biden at the White House.
Moscow/Sputnik: Japan's prime minister Yoshihide Suga said on Sunday that he would join United States President Joe Biden in joint attempts to stop climate change. "I would like to jointly lead [such efforts with the United States]," the Japanese prime minister told a television program, as quoted by the Kyodo news agency.
London/Sputnik: The leaders of the seven world's leading industrial nations (G7) will meet from June 11-13 2021 in the English coastal county of Cornwall to address shared challenges such as the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and climate change, the UK government announced on Sunday.
New York: The twin crises of COVID-19 and climate change present a once in a generation opportunity for the Caribbean and its development partners to form a new alliance for inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery, the UN Secretary-General told regional Heads of Government on Thursday.
Stockholm: Swedish environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg has asked voters in the US to elect Joe Biden.