Ministers agree to accelerate action on continental environment challenges
Ministers of the Environment have committed to continue taking concrete actions to address environmental challenges and climate actions to unlock inclusive wealth creation that safeguards the socio-economic wellbeing of Africa
Hong Kong police watchdog unequipped to probe own force
Hong Kong's police watchdog is unequipped to investigate the force's handling of months of pro-democracy protests, a panel of international experts appointed by the city's own government has found.
Companies with $1.3 trillion combined market cap step up climate ambition
Twenty-eight companies with a total market capitalization of $1.3 trillion are stepping up to set a new level of climate ambition in response to a call-to-action campaign.
Companies risk losing $1trillion in five years from climate change
A group of the world’s biggest companies representing nearly $17 trillion in market capitalization have valued the climate risks to their businesses...
Nations inch towards climate deal at marathon UN summit
Nations on Saturday inched towards a deal to implement the Paris climate goals, after all-night negotiations to hammer out a plan to limit global temperature rises exposed a range of conflicts. A senior negotiator told AFP at the COP24 summit in Poland that delegates from nearly 200 nations had reached a "landing zone" of agreement.…
New study reveals healing ozone, untapped potential for climate action
A new study has revealed a healing ozone layer, global warming reduction potential, and options for more ambitious climate action. The ozone layer protects life on Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet rays from the Sun. The recovery from the hole has increased at a rate of 1-3 per cent per decade since 2000.…
Changes humanity must make to avoid extinction
The United Nations (UN) has reeled out unprecedented changes humanity must make to avoid extinction from catastrophic climate change in twelve years.
Oxfam says Africans at risk of climate-induced hunger, poverty
Unless African governments take swift action against global warming, millions of people in the continent are in danger of being pushed into poverty and hunger.Oxfam International, an amalgamation of 20 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working with partners in over 90 countries...