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Debt Crisis A Major Issue: UN

In 2022, global public debt reached a record $92 trillion and developing countries shoulder a disproportionate amount, said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres while launching a new report

July 13, 2023

It Will Take 286 Years To Achieve Gender Equality At Current Rate: UN

Only 15 per cent of 140 specific targets are on track to be reached by 2030, according to a new report

July 11, 2023

Clean Energy Set To Dominate Biden And Charles Discussions

The two leaders will bring attention to climate issues and host a forum on how to encourage private companies to engage in more clean energy 

July 10, 2023

Towards Greening Hajj Pilgrimage

Muslim activists have launched grassroots initiatives aimed at a “green Hajj,” encouraging pilgrims to only make the journey once, to avoid single-use plastics and to offset carbon emissions by planting trees

June 22, 2023

$2M Insurance Policy On Hawaii's Coral Reefs

Coral reefs make up much of Hawaii's nearshore ocean ecosystem and are critical to the state's economy

June 13, 2023

Renewable Energy Witnesses A Surge: IEA

About two-thirds of this year's increase in renewable power capacity will come from photovoltaic, with both large-scale solar farms and consumer rooftop installations seeing significant growth

June 01, 2023

Talks Start On Treaty To End Plastic Pollution In Paris

The world community is committed to an international, legally binding instrument to end plastic pollution by 2040

May 29, 2023

Brazilian City To Host COP30

Brazil's foreign minister, Mauro Vieira, says in the video that the decision was made at the UN on May 18. The UN is yet to confirm the venue

May 28, 2023

EU Under Pressure To Pause New Environmental Efforts

EU nations have endorsed plans to become climate neutral by 2050 and adopted a wide range of measures, from reducing energy consumption to sharply cutting transport emissions and reforming the EU's trading system for greenhouse gases

May 28, 2023

World Still Tilts Towards Fossil Fuels

Powerful energy industry interests also sway decisions about investments in future capacity, often in favour of fossil fuels 

May 25, 2023