Arid and semi-arid countries, like Iran, should prepare plans for social and economic development based on the climate change goals, Mostafa Mohaghegh, a senior official at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), has said.
The United States has faced criticism after returning to climate talks as part of attempts to end its international isolation, with activists saying Washington’s pledge to fight global warming is too little.
Iranian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations described the US’ illegal and anti-human sanctions as one of the main obstacles hampering Iran’s efforts to counter climate change.
In the Covid crisis, governments have struggled to find the right national policies—and also to coordinate an effective global response.
Scientists can’t say for sure whether global warming is causing more hurricanes, but they are confident that it’s changing the way storms behave
long-dormant viruses brought back to life; the resurgence of deadly and disfiguring smallpox; a dengue or zika "season" in Europe.
As the world battles coronavirus scientists have warned climate change could unleash viruses thought long gone as permafrost thaws and the seas rise.
This year's UN global climate summit is being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, host country Britain said on Wednesday.
A shocking new study says extreme weather events caused by climate change could result in an economic recession “the likes of which we’ve never seen before.”
Thousands gathered across the US Saturday as part of the nationwide Women’s March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights, and immigration.