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Agriculture less of a “toxic issue” in climate change discussions

Agriculture is becoming less of a “toxic issue” in climate change discussions according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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World leaders rally together on climate change

World leaders meeting in Paris, France have been told they need to wake up to the severity of the dangers brought about by climate change.

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UN chief convinced world leaders will adopt “ambitious” climate deal

The UN Secretary-General has said that he’s convinced world leaders will adopt an “ambitious” climate deal at a summit which begins in Paris, France on Monday.

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Nuclear power can play important role in reducing climate change

Nuclear power can play an important role in reversing climate change, but it’s not the only solution according to the UN’s nuclear agency, the IAEA.

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Addressing climate change will be more expensive if delayed

The issue of climate change needs to be addressed now otherwise it will become increasingly more expensive and more difficult to tackle, according to a senior UN envoy.

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Violence against women a “global epidemic”

Violence against women should be recognized as a “global epidemic” according to the Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, the United Nations’ gender agency.

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Motives of foreign terrorist fighters under the spotlight

Understanding the reasons why foreign terrorist fighters leave their homes and risk their lives in conflicts abroad is the focus of a unique meeting at UN headquarters Tuesday.

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Climate change threatens children’s survival and development: UNICEF

Although children are least responsible for climate change, they are the ones who will live with its consequences, the UN children’s fund (UNICEF) warns.

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High human cost of weather-related disasters detailed in report

The world is paying a high price for weather-related disasters, with nearly US$2 trillion in losses and more than 600,000 deaths in the past 20 years alone.

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“Climate irresponsibility” could wreck economic growth

“Climate irresponsibility” could undermine economic growth, but there’s still time to act.

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