UN Chief calls for greater commitment to avert climate catastrophe

UN Chief calls for greater commitment to avert climate catastrophe

Noting that the 2021 a ‘crucial year’ for climate change, UN Secretary-General António Guterres  said the world is far from achieving agreed goals to reduce global warming in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and stressed the need for securing greater commitment to averting climate catastrophe. António Guterres was speaking to Member States […]

Study: Climate change may have played a role in pandemic

FILE PHOTO: Patients are held in the hallway as St. Mary Medical Center resorts to using tents outside to handle the overflow of Covid-19 patients in California, US on January 12, 2021 Reuters The study urged governments to take measures including limiting urban expansion and farming, which it said would help to manage the risk […]

World hopes for renewed cooperation under new US president

World hopes for renewed cooperation under new US president

Leaders across the globe welcomed the arrival of US President Joe Biden and the end of the often confrontational presidency of Donald Trump, noting the world’s most pressing problems, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, require multilateral cooperation, an approach Trump ridiculed. Many expressed hope Wednesday that Biden would right the world’s largest democracy […]