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Don't fiddle while the planet burns, U.N. chief warns climate summit

The world must choose hope over surrender in the fight against climate change, U.N. secretary-general Antonio Guterres said on Monday, warning a summ...

Don't fiddle while the planet burns, U.N. chief warns climate summit

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Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has be...
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NASA chief warns asteroid threat is real: ‘It’s about protecting the only planet we know to host life' NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is sounding the alarm that an asteroid strike is not something to be taken lightly and is perhaps Earth's biggest ...
15:40, 2019-04-30

UN warns most plans for limiting climate change would wreck the planet Almost every plan for limiting warming to 2°C or less relies heavily on bioenergy, but the latest UN report says we don’t have enough land to spare...
11:12, 2019-08-08

It’s a Moment of Reckoning For How We Use the Planet to Halt Climate Change, Warns U.N. Report   The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has ...
10:36, 2019-08-08

If We Want to Stop Climate Change, Now is a Moment of Reckoning for How We Use the Planet, Warns U.N. Report The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has ...
17:28, 2019-08-08

Activist Thunberg warns U.N. climate summit that leaders cannot hide Teen activist Greta Thunberg took her call for bold action to tackle climate change to a U.N. summit in Spain on Friday, warning world leaders that a...
20:52, 2019-12-06

U.N. chief opens climate summit with call for hope over 'surrender' The world must choose hope over surrender in the fight against climate change, U.N. secretary-general Antonio Guterres said on Monday, warning a summ...
14:00, 2019-12-02

U.N. chief opens climate summit with call for hope over "surrender" The world must choose hope over surrender in the fight against climate change, U.N. secretary-general Antonio Guterres said on Monday, warning a summ...
13:20, 2019-12-02

UN warns countries not to give up on climate fight as Madrid summit begins Unless emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are sharply cut, temperatures could rise to twice the threshold set in the 2015 Paris a...
17:12, 2019-12-02

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “e...
16:48, 2019-05-18

City mayors ‘world’s first responders to climate emergency’, UN chief tells Summit City bosses are “the world’s first responders to the climate emergency” UN chief António Guterres declared on Friday, at an international mayors’ sum...
18:52, 2019-10-11

Far more needed to ‘confront the world’s climate emergency’, UN chief tells ASEAN Summit Four of the ten countries most affected by climate change are members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, United Nations Secretary-General...
15:44, 2019-11-03

UN Chief Warns Paris Climate Goals Still Not Enough (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took his global message urging immediate cl...
22:08, 2019-06-30

U.N. chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change He said the impact of rising temperatures — including more extreme weather — is already being felt around the world....
17:08, 2019-12-01

Political will to fight climate change is fading, warns UN chief UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges world leaders to follow science advice on climate change....
13:48, 2019-05-12

Climate change: Asia 'coal addiction' must end, UN chief warns António Guterres says Asian countries must use greener energy sources to tackle the climate crisis....
20:32, 2019-11-02

UN chief warns of ‘grave climate emergency,’ says Paris Agreement goals not enough He lauded the Paris climate accord, but says even if its promises are fully met, the world still faces what he describes as a catastrophic three-degr...
18:04, 2019-06-30

Climate crisis could see ‘collapse’ of some economies without diversification, warns UN trade chief Climate change poses an “existential threat to commodity-dependent developing countries”, the United Nation’s trade chief said on Wednesday, pointing...
22:36, 2019-09-11

UN chief warns world is approaching ‘point of no return’ on climate change MADRID — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far and ...
19:28, 2019-12-02

UN Chief warns countries that the 'point of no return' on climate change is fast approaching JEWEL SAMAD/AFP via Getty Images UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres slammed lawmakers across the world for inaction on environmental policy and wa...
01:24, 2019-12-02

A dangerously hot climate, simmering political tensions: ‘This is not the summer of our youth,’ UN chief warns Global warming and rising political tensions are dangerous and avoidable, Secretary-General António Guterres told reports on Thursday, previewing the...
19:52, 2019-08-01

Monday’s Daily Brief: Suicide death every 40 seconds, rights chief on climate change link, Venezuela, Dorian updates, desertification summit latest A recap of Monday’s top stories: Someone dies by suicide every 40 seconds says new report; UN rights chief highlights climate change threat, and “dev...
00:44, 2019-09-10

While the planet burns, Ohio's coal industry gets a bailout | Leah C Stokes I have spent five years investigating state efforts to roll back clean energy laws. Ohio just passed the worst legislation yetBowing to the interests...
16:48, 2019-07-28

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Mar...
10:43, 2019-04-09

NASA chief really wants Pluto to be a planet again NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine believes that Pluto should be a planet again. “I am here to tell you, as the NASA Administrator, I believe Pluto s...
18:36, 2019-10-28

NASA chief says Pluto is a planet: 'It’s the way I learned it' Pluto may have lost its status as a planet more than 13 years ago, but don't tell that to NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine....
15:20, 2019-08-28

Unilever warns it will sell off brands that hurt the planet or society Marmite and Magnum among vulnerable brands as firm puts focus on sustainable businessUnilever has warned it will sell off brands that do not contribu...
21:20, 2019-07-25

NASA chief argues Pluto should still be considered a planet Despite it being over a decade since this decision was made, the topic is still hotly disputed and there are those who think Pluto should be labeled ...
22:56, 2019-08-27

Date, time and . . . dog? Invitation do’s and dont’s to consider. As entertaining has become less formal, wording has loosened up. What information is crucial? We asked etiquette experts....
16:08, 2019-05-01

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening ...
22:12, 2019-06-04

Step up action to protect the planet during wartime: UN environment chief Greater action is needed to protect the environment during wartime if the world is to realize the goal of a more sustainable future for all people an...
18:16, 2019-11-06

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Leads the Charge on Climate With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could b...
19:16, 2019-08-24

Trump protocol chief out ahead of major summit WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s chief of protocol, Sean Lawler, is leaving the administration ahead of Trump’s departure for t...
02:04, 2019-06-26

Trump Stymies California Climate Efforts Even as State Burns California is feeling the brunt of climate change with more intense fires. The Trump administration is blocking the state’s efforts to fight it....
16:44, 2019-11-02

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Seizes Title of Climate Champion With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could b...
21:28, 2019-08-24

U.N. climate chief says exploring options for hosting climate talks after Chile withdraws The United Nation's climate chief said the secretariat is exploring a range of options for hosting this year's round of climate talks in December aft...
17:16, 2019-10-30

UN chief calls for ‘a fair globalization’ with first-ever Global Goals Summit “We need more investment, more political action, more priority for a fair globalization”, said UN Secretary-General António Guterres in an interview ...
09:20, 2019-09-21

Humanity ‘at a crossroads’ as damage to planet poses growing risk to health, UN environment agency warns Human activity is damaging the planet so badly, exacerbated by climate change, that it will increasingly put our health at risk, warns a major report...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Editor-in-Chief Edward Felsenthal Opens The First TIME 100 Health Summit TIME Editor-in-Chief Edward Felsenthal welcomed leaders from across the health-care community to the magazine’s first TIME 100 Health Summit. T...
18:24, 2019-10-17

Leading scientists condemn political inaction on climate change as Australia 'literally burns' Climate experts ‘bewildered’ by government ‘burying their heads in the sand’, and say bushfires on Australia’s east coast should be a ‘wake-up call’ ...
20:36, 2019-12-06

Royal Ascot 2019 dress code: Fashion dos and dont's ahead of the racing event WONDERING what to wear to Royal Ascot? The dress code is pretty strict – here's what you can and can't wear to the Berkshire races....
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Coping with climate anxiety on a warming planet Anxiety and despair over the climate crisis is driving more and more people to psychotherapy. But if the planet is facing disaster, what's the point ...
11:04, 2019-11-27

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN cl...
11:08, 2019-09-30

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN c...
01:36, 2019-08-01

Everything you need to know about the UN's upcoming climate summit The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts...
21:08, 2019-09-13

‘Nature is angry,’ warns UN chief Opening the UN Climate Action Summit, António Guterres said the biggest cost was doing nothing on climate change....
00:36, 2019-09-24

‘Nature is angry,’ warns U.N. chief Opening the UN Climate Action Summit, António Guterres said the biggest cost was doing nothing on climate change....
01:08, 2019-09-24

NATO chief warns 'fight against IS is not over' Jens Stoltenberg has warned that NATO must continue its fight against IS after the US withdrawal from Syria. He welcomed Germany's call for an intern...
12:45, 2019-10-23

BBC's Seven Worlds, One Planet shines spotlight on climate crisis New Attenborough series aims to be as influential as Blue Planet II was on plastic wasteA new BBC natural history series narrated by Sir David Attenb...
19:24, 2019-10-07

Climate change: The girl inspired by Greta to help the planet Anwen Whitehead is getting her family to make small changes, inspired by campaigner Greta Thunberg....
20:28, 2019-09-27

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic cri...
08:44, 2019-06-25

Climate Protesters and World Leaders: Same Planet, Different Worlds Friday’s global climate protests put the gap between activists and many of the world leaders preparing to meet in New York City next week into stark ...
18:20, 2019-09-21

How Eating Less Meat Could Help Protect the Planet From Climate Change By dramatically changing the food we eat as well as the way it is grown and produced, humans can help stop the devastating impacts of climate change ...
00:40, 2019-08-09

Climate change: UN signals red alert for 'blue planet' UN's IPCC panel of scientists says our oceans and frozen regions are feeling the heat from rising temperatures as never before....
11:20, 2019-09-25

Rest Me in a Pine Box and Let the Fiddle Play After helping her father have the homegrown funeral he planned, an environmentalist is designing her own....
12:00, 2019-07-26

‘Bleak’ U.N. Report on a Planet in Peril Looms Over New Climate Talks Countries agreed to rein in emissions in an effort to avert climate catastrophes. They've failed, according to the latest United Nations report....
01:24, 2019-11-27

'The planet is on fucking fire': Bill Nye is getting angry about climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Lo...
07:28, 2019-05-14

Climate change: UN panel signals red alert on 'Blue Planet' A top panel of scientists says the oceans and frozen regions are feeling the heat from rising temperatures as never before....
13:52, 2019-09-25

Conservatives Are Melting Down Faster Than Our Planet Over Greta and the Climate Teens On Friday, students around the world and concerned citizens from all walks of life took to the streets to demand specific policies in hopes of averti...
22:48, 2019-09-23

'Are a cow's farts the worst for the planet?' Children's climate questions answered What are young people most worried about? We put their queries to the expertsEwoenam Tetteh and Faith Otasowie, both 15, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex Cont...
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BBC's Seven Worlds, One Planet series shines spotlight on climate crisis Makers hope message of latest Attenborough-narrated series will be as influential as Blue Planet II on plastic wasteA new BBC natural history series ...
18:48, 2019-10-07

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse he...
21:44, 2019-06-19

‘Bleak’ Report on a Planet in Peril Looms Over New Climate Talks Countries agreed to rein in emissions in an effort to avert climate catastrophes. They've failed, according to the latest United Nations report....
23:52, 2019-11-26

Climate change: Airlines accused of 'putting profit before planet' A British Airways insider says the industry deliberately fills planes with extra fuel to save costs....
03:08, 2019-11-11

Beware Medicare scammers, warns FCC chief The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is out with a new warning for the elderly. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in an interview with Fox News on Monday ...
02:36, 2019-08-27

What is the UN's COP25 climate summit, and why does it matter? Everything you wanted to know about international climate talks beginning in Madrid, from who's going, what's on the table and expectations for the s...
08:12, 2019-12-02

Why the UN climate action summit matters With Trump expected to skip the global meeting, the question will be: can the rest of the world save itself from climate breakdown if the most powerf...
15:04, 2019-09-16

After this year’s Climate Action Summit, what happens next? People across the world need to embrace “fundamental change” in order to combat climate change and meet the target of restricting the increase in glo...
18:16, 2019-10-12

New York’s failing climate summit Gathering of world leaders didn’t meet UN chief’s hopes of dramatically increased climate action....
12:21, 2019-09-24

Update on Our 2020 Climate Summit On Friday, The New Republic published an an offensive, homophobic attack on Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg. The article was swiftly condemned fo...
22:12, 2019-07-13

At U.N. Climate Summit, Few Commitments and U.S. Silence China made no new commitments at United Nations climate talks to take stronger action. The United States said nothing at all, and a host of other co...
12:33, 2019-09-24

‘The planet cannot wait’: Climate activists rally in front of McGill University When police asked the protesters to clear the space, 26 climate activists sat down in the street in protest....
02:08, 2019-07-14

Climate defenders: The woman helping coal miners to save the planet Sharan Burrow wants to find alternative livelihoods for coal miners and therefore help protect our climate....
01:24, 2019-11-18

Former FDA chief warns consumers that all forms of CBD in food is actually illegal Restaurants have all rushed to cash in on adding CBD droplets to their products. But the FDA is looking to put a stop to that, citing safety concerns...
16:20, 2019-08-09

Amazon fires 'extraordinarily concerning', warns UN biodiversity chief Biodiversity chief calls for countries to unite to halt rapid degradation of natureThe fires in the Amazon are “extraordinarily concerning” for the p...
17:20, 2019-08-30

Climate change: UN summit opens without key leaders Plans to cut CO2 emissions will be unveiled, but US President Donald Trump will not attend the talks....
17:04, 2019-09-23

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of dis...
19:44, 2019-07-11

Scott Morrison won't attend UN climate summit despite being in the US Exclusive: PM has signalled Australia isn’t making any new emissions reduction targets, at least at this pointScott Morrison will not attend the UN c...
22:24, 2019-09-11

Climate change: UN summit to open without key leaders Plans to cut CO2 emissions will be unveiled, but US President Donald Trump will not attend the talks....
16:16, 2019-09-23

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says at climate summit: "We are still in" U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi took her duel with Donald Trump to a climate summit on Monday, pledging that Congress would urgent...
17:24, 2019-12-02

Who’s Speaking at the U.N. Climate Summit? Several Champions of Coal Countries that continue to push coal will take the podium Monday at the United Nations Climate Action Summit....
12:52, 2019-09-23

Who’s Speaking at the U.N. Climate Summit? Several Champions of Coal. Countries that continue to push coal will take the podium Monday at the United Nations Climate Action Summit....
21:04, 2019-09-22

Indigenous representative joins UN climate summit: 'They need us' Tuntiak Katan emphasized the need for indigenous inclusion and pointed out ‘we protect 80% of the world’s biodiversity’As presidents, prime ministers...
08:08, 2019-09-26

COP25 climate summit: what happened during the first week? Activists were left frustrated by the lack of urgency inside negotiating rooms in MadridThe COP25 climate talks in Madrid may have officially opened ...
16:40, 2019-12-09

Greta Thunberg to set sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, a hammock; non-sailor Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is about to begin her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. Sh...
14:56, 2019-08-14

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue ...
11:24, 2019-06-29

‘No beer on a dead planet’: Activists fight climate change, one quip at a time For thousands of student protesters around the world, the fate of the planet is a serious business, but some couldn’t resist a bit of fun to press ho...
18:52, 2019-09-20

600M-year-old ice age caused 'Snowball Earth,' radically changing planet's climate Researchers have discovered a massive ice age more than 600 million years ago radically altered the planet's climate, resulting in a "Snowball Earth....
17:44, 2019-10-16

UK can't have its cake and eat it over Brexit, French business chief warns A French business chief today warned that the British must not be allowed to "have their cake and eat it" with Brexit....
15:44, 2019-08-28

Canada isn’t doing enough against global threats, uprisings warns former CSIS chief Former CSIS Director Richard Fadden says Canada isn't doing enough in a time of rising global threats and upheaval, including dysfunction among its W...
22:36, 2019-11-12

UN chief warns of ‘total disaster’ if global warming not stopped UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations secretary-general said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit...
18:36, 2019-05-09

NATO chief warns of threat of industrial espionage from other nations Canada and its NATO allies are facing a growing threat from espionage, said NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg....
21:40, 2019-07-15

Car industry chief warns Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit SMMT president Mike Hawes highlights strength of car industry in letter to new Prime Minister New Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been urged to rul...
15:04, 2019-07-26

‘We are facing a learning crisis’, UN chief warns on International Youth Day Schools are “not equipping young people with the skills they need to navigate the technological revolution”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres wa...
04:08, 2019-08-12

UN health chief warns of ‘very high’ risk of Ebola spread GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. health agency says the risk that the Ebola virus will spread remains “very high.” Tedros Adhanom Ghebr...
13:36, 2019-05-20

‘The great fracture’: UN chief warns of a world divided between US and China UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned global leaders Tuesday of the looming risk of the world splitting in two, with the United States and Chi...
18:36, 2019-09-25

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, ...
23:40, 2019-07-15

UK Treasury chief warns Tory contenders on spending promises LONDON (AP) — U.K. Treasury chief Philip Hammond has warned the two contenders to become the next prime minister that their expensive spending promis...
15:20, 2019-07-01

U.S. pushing to downgrade climate issue — angering others at G20 summit The arguments are a reprise of heated talks over U.S. President Donald Trump's pulling out of the 2015 Paris Agreement....
19:16, 2019-06-27

Greta Thunberg: What climate summit achieved after outburst Over 60 countries promise tougher action to curb emissions - but Greta Thunberg says it's a failure....
14:36, 2019-09-24

Global mayors denounce 'failed' UN climate summit Mayors attack ‘ineptitude’ of world leaders and accuse US, Brazil, Australia, Russia and Turkey of being ‘essentially representatives of the fossil f...
13:24, 2019-10-09

Investors turn heat on Big Oil ahead of U.N. climate summit Investors managing $15 trillion in assets turned up the heat on oil and gas sector on Wednesday ahead of a United Nations summit in New York aimed at...
01:48, 2019-09-18

Glasgow to host key UN summit on tackling climate crisis COP26 meeting in 2020 will be most important round of talks since Paris agreementBritain is to host a crunch climate conference next year at which th...
20:24, 2019-09-10

Only Trump's Unyielding Love for Modi Could Get Him to the UN Climate Summit Donald Trump loves few things more than he loves amassing friendships with hard right nationalist world leaders. His new best pal is Indian Prime Min...
02:12, 2019-09-24

Trump will steal UN climate summit thunder with event of his own President Trump will direct a pointed snub at climate-change activists on the first day of the United Nations General Assembly Monday when leaders of...
15:56, 2019-09-21

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate...
14:00, 2019-06-07

Greta Thunberg kicks off UN's youth climate summit The climate summit came just a day after millions of people took to the streets across the world as part of the Global Climate Strike. Thunberg hit o...
00:00, 2019-09-22

Greta Thunberg kicks off UN Youth Climate Summit The climate summit came just a day after millions of people took to the streets across the world as part of the Global Climate Strike. Thunberg hit o...
13:52, 2019-09-22

UN climate summit: Scientists’ messages to world leaders Greta Thunberg has urged US congress to "listen to the scientists". Here's what climate scientists have to say ahead of next week's UN climate summit...
15:56, 2019-09-19

At U.N. Climate Summit, a Call for Action Yields Few Commitments China made no new commitiments at United Nations climate talks to take stronger action. The United States said nothing at all, and a host of other c...
23:04, 2019-09-23

Greta Thunberg sets sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, no kitchen; Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has begun her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She will spend two n...
18:00, 2019-08-14

G20 summit: World leaders agree on climate deal Leaders have agreed on a climate deal similar to the one struck in Argentina in 2018. The US has again refused to commit to tackling climate change....
07:08, 2019-06-29

Greta Thunberg to U.N. climate summit: 'you have stolen my dreams' Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg told world leaders at the opening of a United Nations conference on Monday that they had stolen her c...
18:52, 2019-09-23

Madrid to host UN climate summit after Chile pulls out Event will take place from 2-13 December as planned after Spain intervenes to save talksThe world’s governments will meet in Madrid this December to ...
17:08, 2019-11-01

Actions not words: what was promised at the UN’s landmark climate summit? UN Secretary-General warned leaders not to come to his landmark Climate Action Summit with beautiful speeches, but to present concrete plans for cutt...
23:56, 2019-09-23

G7 summit: Inside the climate activist training camp Campaign groups in France are teaching people how to protest effectively, ahead of the G7 summit....
02:12, 2019-08-21

Rhiannon Giddens puts banjo and fiddle skills on display at the Met Rhiannon Giddens won a Grammy as lead singer, violinist and banjo player with the Carolina Chocolate Drops, an old-time, African American string band...
23:16, 2019-10-03

Aaron Rosand, Renowned Violinist With a Famous Fiddle, Dies at 92 For decades he played a 1741 instrument. Then he sold it and gave $1.5 million of the proceeds to his alma mater....
01:12, 2019-07-19

Seniors at Montreal climate change march push for a clean planet for future generations With homemade signs in hand, a group of Montreal seniors marched behind an orange banner reading: “A liveable planet for our grandchildren.”...
20:52, 2019-09-27

DOJ antitrust chief warns Big Tech that low prices or free products won't protect them The Justice Department's assistant attorney general highlighted the antitrust case against Silicon Valley's major players during a Tuesday speech. ...
17:56, 2019-06-12

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA – The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it a...
16:16, 2019-05-22

MTA chief hails Post for exposing subway crime, warns it may spread The head of the MTA hailed The Post on Monday for exposing increases in some serious subway crimes – and warned that the situation could spell ...
22:04, 2019-09-23

'You have stolen my dreams,' an angry Thunberg tells U.N. climate summit Teenage activist Greta Thunberg angrily denounced world leaders on Monday for failing to tackle climate change, unleashing the outrage felt by millio...
00:20, 2019-09-24

Upcoming climate summit gives spotlight to world leaders with a plan As if to underscore the seriousness of the problem, the U.N.’s World Meteorological Organization released a science report Sunday showing that in the...
01:40, 2019-09-23

Activist Thunberg takes youth angst to U.N. climate summit Teen activist Greta Thunberg reached Europe on Tuesday after a 21-day catamaran dash across the Atlantic for a United Nations summit where she will i...
17:44, 2019-12-03

Climate protests break out worldwide ahead of UN summit in Madrid The "global day of action'' was expected to see rallies in hundreds of cities around the world....
14:36, 2019-11-29

UN Climate Action Summit: Surprise guests and harsh words World leaders gathered to share plans on how to tackle global warming. The biggest surprise, however, wasn't a particularly ambitious climate action ...
04:56, 2019-09-24

Schwarzenegger teams up with activist Greta Thunberg at climate summit A top climate summit organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger's environmental organization has opened in Vienna. Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg spok...
13:04, 2019-05-28

Students stage global climate protests to pressure U.N. summit Thousands of people in Australia and Europe joined rallies demanding more action on climate change on Friday, aiming to force political leaders to co...
14:20, 2019-11-29

Atlassian billionaire to announce net zero emissions target at UN climate summit ‘Our future demands it,’ says tech entrepreneur Mike Cannon-Brookes as Trump and Morrison snub the New York session Australian tech entrepreneur Mike...
21:36, 2019-09-22

UN only allowing countries with ‘positive steps’ to speak at climate summit UNITED NATIONS — Saying humanity is waging war with the planet, the head of the United Nations isn’t planning to let just any world leader speak abou...
15:32, 2019-09-23

US briefing: Emmys, UN climate summit and Trump-Ukraine scandal Monday’s top story: Fleabag and Game of Thrones win big at 2019 TV awards. Plus, why Antonio Brown’s firing is more than just a football storySubscri...
13:21, 2019-09-23

COP26: Glasgow to host UN climate change summit in 2020 Up to 200 world leaders are expected to attend the COP26 at the Scottish Event Campus in 2020....
19:04, 2019-09-10

New EU Commission head to start with climate summit, Africa trip The new head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, will attend a climate summit in Madrid and travel to Africa in her first week in the j...
17:44, 2019-12-01

Activist Thunberg channels youth fury to U.N. climate summit Teen activist Greta Thunberg reached Europe on Tuesday after a 21-day catamaran dash across the Atlantic for a United Nations summit where she will i...
19:32, 2019-12-03

Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit A push by most European Union nations for the world's biggest economic bloc to go carbon neutral by 2050 was dropped to a footnote at a summit on Thu...
22:32, 2019-06-20

Global Climate Strike kicks off around the world ahead of UN summit Young people across the world are taking part of the “Global Climate Strike” Friday — with students in Australia kicking off the da...
16:12, 2019-09-20

Students stage global strikes to pressure U.N. climate summit Thousands of people in Asia and Europe joined rallies demanding more action on climate change on Friday, aiming to force political leaders to come up...
15:12, 2019-11-29

Swedish teen climate activist to sail into New York for U.N. summit Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was expected to sail into New York Harbor on Wednesday in a zero-carbon emissions vessel, completing her 14-d...
16:44, 2019-08-28

COP26: Glasgow could host 2020 UN climate change summit The city will host the UN summit next year if the UK wins the right to hold the conference for up to 200 world leaders....
16:04, 2019-08-09

Pension funds and insurers pledge climate action at U.N. summit Insurers and pension funds managing $2.3 trillion pledged on Monday to shift their portfolios away from carbon-heavy industries in the hope of trigge...
15:36, 2019-09-23

Quebec environment minister announces youth climate summit with more to come Quebec's environment minister announced an international youth summit on climate action next summer in Quebec City....
23:28, 2019-09-19

UK chooses Glasgow to host major UN climate change summit Picking city as likely venue of COP26 may be seen as move to shore up pro-union sentimentA crucial climate change conference expected to be co-hosted...
16:12, 2019-08-09

U.N. climate summit to test world’s resolve to halt warming After a summer of wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is banking on new pledges from gove...
13:24, 2019-09-19

G20 members at odds over climate change for summit meeting: sources G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the l...
09:52, 2019-06-27

COP25 climate summit: put children at heart of tackling crisis, says UN Young activists including Greta Thunberg put pressure on negotiators to break deadlockChildren and young people must be at the heart of dealing with ...
20:08, 2019-12-09

Climate activist Thunberg to sail to U.N. summit in New York from Britain Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg will sail to the United Nations climate summit in New York from Britain....
12:00, 2019-07-30

'There Is Always Hope:' Why Young Adults Are Coming to the UN Youth Climate Summit Hundreds of young people from around the world have congregated in New York. It’s nearly Climate Week, a huge strike is happening on Friday, and the ...
18:36, 2019-09-20

EU summit chairman: 'still work to do' to endorse 2050 climate target European Council President Charles Michel said on Tuesday there was "still some political work needed" for the Thursday-Friday summit of European Uni...
15:40, 2019-12-10

Video game firms pledge to go green at UN climate summit UNITED NATIONS — Gaming is going green — and some of the biggest game companies hope players will, too. The companies behind PlayStation, Xbox, Angry...
20:44, 2019-09-24

Youth climate activists demand bold action at U.N. summit Swedish 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg started the climate strike movement with her lone protest in front of her country's parliament and told U...
18:24, 2019-09-21

Big companies commit to slash emissions ahead of U.N. climate summit Almost 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications are pledging to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign ...
07:08, 2019-09-22

French climate activists protest as Macron attends G7 summit Marchers carrying inverted portraits of president demand more action on climate crisisHundreds of climate activists have marched in south-western Fra...
18:28, 2019-08-25

Australian government seen globally as climate 'denialist', UN summit observers say Experts at the meeting say Australia is seen as ‘engaging in greenwashing’ and using accounting tricks to increase emissionsScott Morrison is increas...
20:32, 2019-09-24

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate...
20:04, 2019-06-18

Trump to snub climate summit for religious freedom meeting at UN Exclusive: Senior UN official confirms White House booked a room so Trump can attend a gathering in same building as the summitDonald Trump is set to...
19:24, 2019-09-20

'Fighting for the survival of planet Earth': Democrats tackle climate crisis in town hall – live Democratic 2020 contenders gather for special event focused on climate change – follow all the latest developments liveSign up to the US briefing and...
04:36, 2019-09-05

Eating more seafood could help us slow the planet's warming — part of a handful of climate solutions the ocean offers Sirachai Arunrugstichai/Greenpeace Warming ocean water and unprecedented melting of the Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets could cause sea levels to ri...
15:24, 2019-09-28

'Fighting for the survival of planet Earth': Democrats tackle climate crisis in town hall – as it happened Democratic 2020 contenders gather for special event focused on climate change Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.12am BST Thanks,...
06:20, 2019-09-05

Alberto Salazar athletes will always be questioned, warns USADA chief Travis Tygart US anti-doping chief who brought Farah's former coach to book says athletes who worked with him will have to suffer consequences...
14:44, 2019-10-02

Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly v...
10:40, 2019-04-09

The potential for a 'miscalculated' enemy cyberattack keeps me up at night, warns Pentagon cyber chief If there is one thing that keeps the Pentagon's cyber chief up at night, it's the potential for an enemy to "miscalculate" a cyberattack that creates...
01:28, 2019-09-11

Surrey chief executive Richard Gould warns ECB to not forget about the appeal of T20 cricket After a second Vitality Blast sell-out this week for last night's win over Glamorgan, Surrey Chief Executive Richard Gould has urged the ECB not to f...
14:08, 2019-07-26

Northern Ireland police chief warns hard border could revive extremists No-deal Brexit could become ‘a fuelling point’ for paramilitary groups, says Simon ByrneThe chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland...
18:48, 2019-08-22

Yemen war ‘a test of our humanity’, and we’re ‘badly failing’ warns UN Children’s Fund chief “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Securit...
18:56, 2019-05-15

UN chief warns nuclear ‘coffin’ may be leaking radioactive material into Pacific Ocean A concrete dome built on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean to house waste from atomic bomb tests could be leaking radioactive material....
18:40, 2019-05-21

Make progress or risk redundancy, UN chief warns world disarmament body A new global vision for arms control is needed and States must not “sleepwalk” into a new nuclear arms race, the UN Secretary-General said on Monday....
16:12, 2019-04-09

Climate Summit Opens; Teenage Activist Attacks ‘Business as Usual’ Dozens of presidents, prime ministers and corporate executives will try to show that they are stepping up action to reduce planet-warming emissions....
21:52, 2019-09-23

Activist Thunberg turns spotlight on indigenous struggle at climate summit Teen activist Greta Thunberg turned a spotlight on the struggles of the world's indigenous peoples against climate change on Monday, appearing at a U...
16:28, 2019-12-09

UN climate summit aims to speed up transition to cleaner, greener future New measures to speed up the transition to clean energy and green economies are among the initiatives to be unveiled during the UN Climate Change Sum...
22:00, 2019-09-17

Greta Thunberg sets sail for Spain ahead of climate summit Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg set off for Spain from Virginia aboard a catamaran on Wednesday, after an 11-week tour of North America to de...
18:48, 2019-11-13

Activist Greta Thunberg gets preview of UNHQ ahead of climate summit Two days after disembarking from her carbon-free yacht in New York, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg paid a visit to UN Headquarters on Friday, a...
23:52, 2019-08-30

On sidelines of UN climate summit, US President calls for protection of religious freedom As global leaders gathered at UN Headquarters on Monday to present their plans to combat climate change, United States President Donald Trump put the...
20:36, 2019-09-23

Teenager Thunberg angrily tells U.N. climate summit 'you have stolen my dreams' Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Monday opened the United Nations Climate Action Summit with an angry condemnation of world leaders ...
18:52, 2019-09-23

Trump drops by climate summit – then hurries off to talk faith and freedom The president didn’t stay for Greta Thunberg’s climate speech, preferring the applause of US religious groups at a rival panelIn the UN general assem...
21:48, 2019-09-23

‘How dare you’: Greta Thunberg scolds world leaders at U.N. Climate Summit CNN – A 16-year-old activist from Sweden gave an emotional speech at the UN Climate Action Summit Monday. Greta Thunberg scolded world leaders, accus...
19:24, 2019-09-23

United Nations opens two-week climate change summit in Madrid The United Nations opened a two-week climate summit in Madrid on Monday, where world leaders face growing pressure to prove they can muster the polit...
10:00, 2019-12-02

G7 leaders end summit with a focus on U.S-China trade tensions, climate, Iran G7 leaders closed the 2019 summit with a focus on trade tensions between China and the United States, climate change and relations with Iran....
20:44, 2019-08-26

Greta Thunberg stares down Trump as he arrives for UN climate summit – video Greta Thunberg briefly crossed paths with Donald Trump at the United Nations in New York on Monday. Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, fixed Tru...
10:06, 2019-09-24

Greta Thunberg at UN Youth Climate Summit: 'We young people are unstoppable' Roy Rochlin/WireImage Climate activist Greta Thunberg said that during the climate strikes across the globe on Friday "we showed that we are united,...
18:40, 2019-09-21

Climate activist Greta Thunberg reaches Lisbon on way to Madrid summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in Lisbon on Tuesday after crossing the Atlantic from New York aboard a catamaran ahead of her appearance at ...
14:40, 2019-12-03

Spain likely to host COP25 climate change summit after Chile's withdrawal Spain will likely host the United Nations' COP25 climate change summit in Madrid, following Chile's withdrawal as host amid raging street protests in...
23:52, 2019-10-31

Swedish teen climate activist arrives in New York by boat for U.N. summit Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sailed into New York Harbor on Wednesday in a zero-carbon emissions vessel, completing her nearly 14-day jour...
23:40, 2019-08-28

Theresa May discusses climate crisis and Russia in her final G20 summit – video The prime minister held her final G20 news conference on Saturday, and said she had confronted Vladimir Putin over the Salisbury poisonings last year...
15:24, 2019-06-29

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante to give speech at UN Climate Summit The mayor will also receive environmental activist Greta Thunberg at Montreal City Hall after a climate march on Sept. 27....
16:16, 2019-09-19

Costa Rica defers to Chile, U.N. on rescheduling climate change summit Costa Rica's government said on Wednesday it defers to Chile, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and member states on how to p...
04:48, 2019-10-31

Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht for the UN climate summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat on her way to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit on September...
20:36, 2019-07-29

Activist Thunberg completes intercontinental dash to Madrid climate summit Teenage activist Greta Thunberg pulled in on the overnight train to Madrid on Friday, heading to a gathering of world leaders she says are failing to...
09:56, 2019-12-06

Trump prioritizes religious freedom talks over climate action at UN summit Trump said it was an “urgent moral duty” for world leaders to stop crimes against faith, release prisoners of conscience and repeal laws restricting ...
22:44, 2019-09-23

Brazil environment minister to meet US climate denier group before UN summit Ricardo Salles to meet Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)Critics say Bolsonaro lacks commitment to fight climate crisisBrazil’s environment minis...
09:20, 2019-09-13

European Parliament declares symbolic 'climate emergency' ahead of summit European Union lawmakers declared a "climate emergency" on Thursday in a symbolic vote that heightens pressure for action against global warming at a...
14:36, 2019-11-28

Summit host Spain chides 'silent complicity' in climate crisis Climate summit host Spain criticized some nations' "silent complicity" with the global environmental crisis and said the upcoming U.N. meeting must n...
13:04, 2019-11-26

JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon warns Elizabeth Warren 'vilifies successful people' AP Images JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon is joining the chorus of Wall Street big shots calling out Elizabeth Warren's criticism of the wealthy. "She uses ...
15:24, 2019-11-06

Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns 'Medicare for All' would hold back medical progress President Trump's former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the "Medicare for All" debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving tr...
20:16, 2019-05-10

Brunei’s new penal code would enshrine ‘cruel and inhuman punishments’ UN rights chief warns Proposed changes to Brunei’s penal code to incorporate punishments under a strict interpretation of Islamic law - including death by stoning - should...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Record displacement shows ‘we're almost unable to make peace’, warns UN refugee agency chief A record 70.8 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi said on Wednesday, appealing for grea...
08:36, 2019-06-19

UK firms face lending squeeze; IMF chief warns against no-deal Brexit - business live Rolling coverage of the latest business and economic news, as sterling is volatile after EU and UK agree new Brexit deal Latest: IMF chief says no-de...
16:48, 2019-10-17

Without tackling ‘gross inequalities’ major issues will go unsolved, warns UN rights chief Bachelet Inequality continues to drive rights violations everywhere, but some countries have made significant progress in tackling the problem, not least in w...
10:43, 2019-04-09

UN summit tackles climate change-induced threat to mountain water supplies The world’s mountain and glacier regions are facing unprecedented challenges due to climate change, imposing a crippling effect on the people and eco...
19:32, 2019-10-29

Far more needed to ‘confront the world’s climate emergency’, Guterres tells ASEAN-UN Summit Four of the 10 countries most affected by climate change are members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, United Nations Secretary-General ...
18:32, 2019-11-04

Holding climate change summit in Madrid a challenge but also an opportunity: Spanish minister The last-minute switch to hold the U.N. climate change talks in Madrid will offer a great challenge, but also an "amazing" opportunity to ensure sust...
11:12, 2019-11-05

Greta Thunberg completes 3-week voyage across Atlantic to attend climate summit The Swedish teen sailed to Lisbon before heading to neighboring Spain to attend the UN Climate Change Conference taking place in Madrid....
16:52, 2019-12-03

Elizabeth May pushes Trudeau to attend climate summit, make progress on UNDRIP Though May has stepped down as party leader, she is still the head of the Greens' three-member caucus in the House of Commons....
18:20, 2019-11-15

Spain offers to host COP25 climate change summit after Chile's withdrawal Spain has offered to host the United Nations COP25 climate change summit in Madrid, following Chile's withdrawal as host amid raging street protests ...
18:12, 2019-10-31

Prince Harry reportedly among celebs who took private jet to Google climate change summit Oprah Winfrey, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom and Bradley Cooper were among the stars spending the weekend in boats near Sicily for Google's ultra-exclusi...
18:40, 2019-08-05

Greta Thunberg sees Trump as he arrives for UN climate action summit - video Greta Thunberg briefly crossed paths with Donald Trump at the United Nations in New York on Monday. Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, fixed Tru...
20:52, 2019-09-23

After weeks at sea, Greta Thunberg hits dry land in time for huge climate summit From blistering speeches to taking on Trump, 2019 has been this teen's year, says Katie Strick...
14:16, 2019-12-04

G7 summit at Trump resort will not cover climate crisis, says White House – live Trump’s acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, says ‘climate change will not be on the agenda’ despite summit location experiencing consequencesSign u...
20:36, 2019-10-17

Spain's hosting of COP25 climate summit largely a done deal: Government Source Hosting the COP25 climate summit in Madrid following Chile's withdrawal as host, is largely a done deal, a Spanish government source said on Thursday...
23:24, 2019-10-31

'Greenwashing': fossil fuel execs to hold invite-only forum at UN climate summit BP, Shell and Chevron representatives will be at event on sidelines of UN climate summitOil and gas executives are holding an exclusive invitation-on...
08:57, 2019-09-18

'Never give up,' Swedish teen tells Iowa climate activists after U.N. summit 'failure' Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday urged her supporters to "never give up" in demanding urgent steps to fight climate change after wor...
22:56, 2019-10-04

Chile cancels APEC trade summit and major climate gathering after riots Chile withdrew on Wednesday as the host of an APEC summit next month at which the United States and China had been expected to sign a deal to ease a ...
04:48, 2019-10-31

Iran’s naval chief Adm. Hossein Khanzadi warns US, says Tehran capable of shooting down other American spy drones TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s naval chief Adm. Hossein Khanzadi warns US, says Tehran capable of shooting down other American spy drones....
09:36, 2019-06-24

25 years on from genocide against the Tutsi, UN Chief warns of ‘dangerous trends of rising xenophobia, racism and intolerance’ In a message to commemorate the 25-year anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi, during which Hutu and others who opposed the genocide were als...
10:42, 2019-04-09

24 billion tons of fertile land lost every year, warns UN chief on World Day to Combat Desertification In a video message released in advance of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, marked on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterre...
04:52, 2019-06-17

DR Congo Ebola centre attacks could force retreat against the deadly disease, warns UN health chief Attacks on Ebola treatment centres in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), risk reversing the gains made during the current outbreak in the no...
16:36, 2019-04-09

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanita...
21:56, 2019-04-10

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante thanks youth for holding leaders accountable at UN Climate Summit Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante spoke at the United Nations at the opening of the UN Climate Summit....
18:04, 2019-09-23

Daily on Energy, presented by CRES: No big new commitments from world’s biggest emitters at climate summit Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:24, 2019-09-24

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” ov...
21:04, 2019-05-22

Blackstone CEO Schwarzman reportedly calls recession fears 'overblown.' The firm's chief strategist warns one may hit next year. Associated Press Blackstone's billionaire boss said the risk of a US recession has fallen, fears of a downturn are "overblown," and the American econ...
13:16, 2019-11-13

A-listers flock to Google summit in private jets, mega yachts to talk climate change The world’s rich and famous have flocked to a posh Italian resort to talk about saving Mother Earth — but they sure are punishing her in the process....
15:20, 2019-07-31

Ahead of UN summit, leading scientists warn climate change ‘hitting harder and sooner’ than forecast Top climate scientists issued a report Sunday showing that over the last several years, sea-level rise, planetary warming, shrinking ice sheets and c...
21:04, 2019-09-22

Journey to the Savage Planet hands on — exploring a colorful, zany planet Journey to the Savage Planet is a zany and upbeat game from 505 Games that lets you explore an alien planet.Read More...
15:48, 2019-06-05

Planet 9 may not be a planet at all, but rather a 'primordial black hole,' shocking study suggests The possible existence of Planet Nine and its impact on distant objects in the solar system has fascinated researchers for some time. But a new study...
15:28, 2019-09-30

TESS mission finds nearby 3-planet system that’s a perfect planet lab Enlarge (credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center) Thanks to the massive trove of exoplanets discovered by the Kepler mission, we now have a good...
12:56, 2019-07-30

Katy Perry, more stars attend Google summit on climate change in private jets, mega yachts Google Camp is hosting the likes of former President Barack Obama, Prince Harry, Leonardo DiCaprio and Katy Perry in Sicily to discuss climate change...
16:00, 2019-07-31

Daily on Energy, presented by Renew Biodiesel: ‘Dead man walking’ US won’t be in a position to pressure China at climate summit Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:16, 2019-12-02

Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit VATICAN CITY (AP) — Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summi...
15:56, 2019-06-14

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart susta...
22:24, 2019-05-28

Google summit on climate change attended by stars in private jets, mega yachts slammed as 'hypocritical' Google's recent climate change conference – which was attended by Leonardo DiCaprio, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, and other A-list stars – is being sla...
05:36, 2019-08-02

Pope warns oil bosses of climate threat Oil company bosses have been rapped by the Pope for seeking more of the fossil fuels that are damaging the climate....
17:32, 2019-06-14

Facebook's ex-security chief says tech companies need to get better at hunting and detecting employees being recruited as spies, and warns the Twitter spy scandal is just the beginning (FB) Federal prosecutors have charged 2 former Twitter employees suspected of spying for the Saudi Arabian government, according to a criminal complaint u...
17:00, 2019-11-07

Greta Thunberg is stuck on the wrong continent after the year's most important UN climate change summit got moved from Chile to Spain Courtesy of Malizia II media Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old activist, has emerged as the face of a global youth movement demanding action to curb clim...
19:44, 2019-11-01

Climate change could cost the US 10.5% of its GDP by 2100, study warns A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research warns that "virtually all" nations will all see a significant loss of income due to climate c...
17:04, 2019-08-20

Climate change: Sir David Attenborough warns of 'catastrophe' Veteran naturalist's BBC programme on climate change is his strongest warning yet on threat of rising temperatures....
14:52, 2019-04-18

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a we...
13:20, 2019-07-07

Octopuses may go blind from climate change, study warns Plastic pollution and climate change may be significantly altering the level of oxygen on our planet. Now a new study dives into the impact it could ...
16:56, 2019-05-20

‘We’re all in big trouble’: UN climate panel warns of dire future Earth is in more hot water than ever before and so are we, an expert United Nations climate panel warned in a grim new report Wednesday....
21:00, 2019-09-25

'War against nature must stop,' U.N. chief says before climate talks The world must stop a "war against nature" and find more political will to combat climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres s...
17:44, 2019-12-01

UN chief: Climate change near 'point of no return' Antonio Guterres has taken the world's major economies to task for not "pulling their weight" to reduce emissions. Ahead of the COP25 climate summit,...
20:20, 2019-12-01

New EU chief vows to fight climate risks Germany conservative Ursula von der Leyen vowed on Wednesday to fight the threat of climate change while expanding economic growth as EU lawmakers' g...
13:24, 2019-11-27

Jeremy Corbyn's handling of anti-Semitism makes him unfit for high office, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis warns Jeremy Corbyn's handling of anti-Semitism in the Labour party make him unfit for high office, the Chief Rabbi has warned....
23:28, 2019-11-25

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis warns Jeremy Corbyn's handling of anti-Semitism makes him unfit for high office Jeremy Corbyn's handling of anti-Semitism in the Labour party makes him unfit for high office, the Chief Rabbi has warned....
12:52, 2019-11-26

Global South cooperation ‘vital’ to climate change fight, development, Guterres tells historic Buenos Aires summit South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming said the United Nations Secretary-General ...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Harry and Meghan call for climate change action as they warn of 'ticking clock to protect our planet' The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have called for climate change actionm insisting "every choice, every footprint, every action makes a difference"....
16:12, 2019-07-01

Single-use plastics a serious climate change hazard, study warns Production must end now, says first ever estimate of plastic’s cradle-to-grave impactThe proliferation of single-use plastic around the world is acce...
07:28, 2019-05-15

UN expert warns of ‘climate apartheid’ which will divide rich and poor A United Nations Human Rights Council report has warned that a potential "climate apartheid" could fracture the global population, splitting the plan...
19:52, 2019-06-27

Nauru President warns of possible climate change ‘economic Armageddon’ Climate change is putting Pacific tuna fish stocks at risk, potentially creating an “economic Armageddon” for Nauru, President Lionel Aingimea warned...
00:24, 2019-09-27

EU gas industry warns curbs on lending may harm climate goals Europe's gas industry lobby warned on Monday that curbs on lending by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and others could slow the switch from coal-f...
15:40, 2019-09-09

Juncker warns of difficulties implementing activists' climate demands The outgoing European Commission president has said it would take more than a protest movement to achieve climate goals. Juncker has also spoken of h...
02:00, 2019-11-02

Declare formal climate emergency before it's too late, Corbyn warns Environment secretary calls for cross-party approach as Labour leader opens Commons debateJeremy Corbyn has called on the government to “embrace hope...
19:00, 2019-05-01

Twitter political ad ban could silence climate activists, warns Warren US presidential hopeful says fossil fuel firms will be free to promote themselves while critics are barredTwitter’s plan to ban all political adverti...
16:16, 2019-11-06

Climate change is making the seas rise faster than ever, UN warns A report by the World Meteorological Organization, a UN agency, warns that global average sea level rose by 3.7 millimetres in 2018, the largest incr...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Governments could become indifferent to climate disaster victims, expert warns The indifference of US politicians to the devastation of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria was horrifying, says David Wallace-WellsPuerto Rico’s ongo...
07:44, 2019-08-12

Heathrow Airport warns climate activists against flying drones Climate protesters have said they plan to deploy toy drones to ground flights and draw attention to aviation emissions. But authorities say they are ...
22:20, 2019-09-10

Children at risk of 'new threats' like climate change, warns UNICEF Children around the world are living longer, healthier lives, according to a UN report. But it's not all good news — young people today are also grap...
04:28, 2019-11-18

Climate change: Emissions target could cost UK £1tn, warns Hammond The chancellor warns the PM that reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 could lower public spending....
14:04, 2019-06-06

Climate crisis is greatest ever threat to human rights, UN warns Rights chief Michelle Bachelet highlights role in civil wars‘The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope’Climate change is not on...
18:04, 2019-09-09

Climate change: do more now or risk catastrophe, warns energy agency IEA says deep disparity between words and action on climate change risks failing to cap global temperatures The world’s existing climate policies wil...
01:28, 2019-11-13

UK pensions minister warns of financial risks from climate change The financial risks from climate change are too important for pension schemes to ignore, Britain's pensions minister said on Monday....
11:40, 2019-06-04

EU Commission chief Von der Leyen stresses climate agenda Ursula von der Leyen has vowed to stick by her ambitious climate goals, including making Europe carbon neutral by 2050. She also downplayed worries a...
19:32, 2019-11-27

U.S. EPA chief defends big energy projects, says climate not top priority The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will unveil a proposal to speed state-level permitting decisions for energy infrastructure projects soon, th...
00:12, 2019-04-12

CEMA chief says Calgary already planning for climate change With Calgary's existing plans for climate change, there's no need to declare a climate emergency, CEMA chief Tom Sampson said....
01:04, 2019-10-10

AOC chief of staff confirms: Green New Deal was not really about the climate The chief of staff for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stated that her signature Green New Deal was not really about saving the planet after all....
01:28, 2019-07-12

Incoming EU chief wants to 3 trillion euro climate investment: FAZ Incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen wants to invest some 3 trillion euros ($3.31 trillion) in climate protection by 2030, the...
20:32, 2019-11-26

Climate change: Another year of record gas emissions, warns UN meteorological agency Levels of the three main heat-trapping gases emitted into the atmosphere – carbon dioxide (CO2), methane, and nitrous oxide – have reached yet anothe...
17:20, 2019-11-25

British naturalist warns climate change may bring social unrest Naturalist David Attenborough told British lawmakers on Tuesday it would be essential to stick to a new target to decarbonize the economy, warning th...
15:04, 2019-07-09

Current Plans to Stem Climate Change Will Still Lead to Catastrophe, U.N. Warns As the world has reeled from crisis after crisis in recent years, world leaders have, with only a few exceptions, repeatedly insisted that they remai...
10:44, 2019-11-26

Current Plans to Stem Climate Change Will Still Lead to Catastrophe, UN Warns As the world has reeled from crisis after crisis in recent years, world leaders have, with only a few exceptions, repeatedly insisted that they remai...
10:08, 2019-11-26

David Attenborough warns climate change may bring social unrest Naturalist David Attenborough told British lawmakers on Tuesday it would be essential to stick to a new target to decarbonize the economy, warning th...
15:12, 2019-07-10

Major Climate Report Warns of Severe Damage to the World’s Oceans Climate change is severely straining the world’s oceans, creating profound risks for coastal cities and food supplies, a U.N. report finds....
11:44, 2019-09-25

The World’s Oceans Are in Danger, Major Climate Change Report Warns Climate change is severely straining the world’s oceans, creating profound risks for coastal cities and food supplies, a U.N. report finds....
15:16, 2019-09-25

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change,...
10:43, 2019-04-09

'Everyone should be worried' about a no-deal Brexit warns Britain's former Brexit chief BBC Panorama A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risk" and a "step into the unknown" the civil servant in charge of Brexit planning until March. "The ...
12:12, 2019-07-08

Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist says The UK should advance its climate targets by 10 years, says the UK’s former chief scientist....
03:00, 2019-09-16

WHO chief underscores need to address climate change following visit to Bahamas The top UN health official has called for the world to rally around The Bahamas as the country continues to emerge from the devastation caused by Hur...
20:56, 2019-10-02

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting worklo...
08:24, 2019-05-28

Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed ala...
13:16, 2019-06-18

Climate emergency: City mayors are 'world's first responders', says UN chief City bosses are “the world’s first responders to the climate emergency” UN chief António Guterres declared on Friday, at an international mayors’ sum...
20:12, 2019-10-11

New EU chief vows to fight climate threat, boost growth Germany's Ursula von der Leyen vowed on Wednesday to step up the fight against climate change while expanding economic growth as EU lawmakers' grante...
16:56, 2019-11-27

U.S. ingenuity can tackle climate threat, fossil energy chief says The United States can tackle threats to the climate through technological advances as fossil fuels will remain a priority for the U.S. government and...
15:04, 2019-11-05

Antibiotic resistance as big a threat as climate change – chief medic Dame Sally Davies calls for Extinction Rebellion-style campaign to raise awarenessProtests against climate change should be extended to the other gre...
12:50, 2019-05-01

Incoming EU chief vows to fight 'existential' climate risks German conservative Ursula von der Leyen told the European Parliament on Wednesday that fighting climate change was an "existential" challenge and sh...
10:32, 2019-11-27

New Zealand youth ‘in frontline’ of fight against climate change: UN chief Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific Islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his gratitude fo...
03:44, 2019-05-13

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the ...
18:12, 2019-06-15

Greta Thunberg found a last-minute ride back across the Atlantic thanks to a pair of YouTubers after a crucial UN climate-change summit got moved from Chile to Spain Associated Press Greta Thunberg is setting sail back across the Atlantic with an impromptu motley crew: two YouTuber Australians, their 11-month-old ...
03:24, 2019-11-13

England 'chief' Manu Tuilagi is ready to boss All Blacks, warns Eddie Jones Eddie Jones believes that Manu Tuilagi is ready to "cut loose" when England meet New Zealand in their first Rugby World Cup semi-final in 12 years he...
13:16, 2019-10-25

Extinction Rebellion activists scale BBC HQ as Met Police chief Cressida Dick warns: 'This is no game' Protesters scaled the BBC's London HQ today as Scotland Yard chief Dame Cressida Dick warned environment activists bringing chaos to the capital: "Th...
15:44, 2019-10-11

Too many jails continue to be 'plagued by drugs, violence and appalling conditions', chief inspector of prisons warns Too many prisons are still plagued by drugs, violence and appalling living conditions, with rising suicides and daily attacks blighting life behind b...
13:08, 2019-07-09

UN report warns coming 'climate apartheid' will split Earth between 'those who escape' and 'those who will suffer' A particularly dire report from the United Nations Human Rights Council has upped the ante in the fight against climate change, warning that a "clima...
17:00, 2019-06-27

Macron warns he won't sign Mercosur deal if Brazil leaves climate accord French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he would not sign any trade deal with Brazil if President Jair Bolsonaro pulled out of the Paris cl...
13:44, 2019-06-27

Antibiotic resistance could wipe out humanity before climate change does, top medical officer warns Antibiotic resistance could wipe out humanity "before climate change does", England's chief medical officer has warned....
06:48, 2019-08-30

Society could collapse by 2050 under strain of climate change and conflict, paper warns The paper discusses a doomsday scenario for climate change in order to present it as a security issue rather than just an environmental one....
19:12, 2019-06-04

Climate change severely damaging world's oceans, major new report warns A top panel of scientists says the oceans and frozen regions are feeling the heat from rising temperatures as never before....
12:16, 2019-09-25

Climate Change Threatens the World’s Food Supply, United Nations Warns The world's land is being exploited at an “unprecedented” rate, a United Nations report on climate change warns, putting pressure on food production ...
10:20, 2019-08-08

Climate Change Poses Major Risks to Financial Markets, Regulator Warns The regulator, who sits on a powerful government panel that oversees major financial markets, likened global warming risks to the 2008 mortgage crisi...
01:24, 2019-06-12

Ocasio-Cortez warns drastic economic changes needed to tackle climate crisis Congresswoman said world needs to adopt ‘a cooperative, collaborative’ system at C40 World Mayors summit in CopenhagenUS congresswoman Alexandria Oca...
20:36, 2019-10-11

Climate change will shrink 'virtually all' economies around the globe by 2100, study warns Plastic pollution found in the world's oceans and the melting permafrost in the Arctic could have startling economic burdens, perhaps as much as $2.5...
20:04, 2019-08-19

Global effort to stop climate change ‘utterly inadequate,’ UN chief says Speaking before the start Monday of a two-week international climate conference in the Spanish capital, Guterres said that ``our war against nature m...
14:44, 2019-12-01

Voices of young climate action activists ‘give me hope’ says UN chief In the wake of Friday’s demonstrations by schoolchildren across the world against climate change inaction, the UN Secretary-General has said he under...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Former Exxon chief Rex Tillerson testifies in climate change fraud trial Former Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Rex Tillerson took the witness stand in Manhattan state court on Wednesday to testify in a closely watched ci...
14:52, 2019-10-30

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced ed...
20:04, 2019-04-22

Coal addiction ‘must be overcome’ to ease climate change, UN chief says in Bangkok In Thailand for the ASEAN Summit, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited a climate mitigation project in Bangkok's new Centenary P...
17:28, 2019-11-02

Former Exxon chief Rex Tillerson to testify in climate change fraud trial Former Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Rex Tillerson is expected to take the stand on Wednesday in a closely watched civil lawsuit accusing the comp...
12:04, 2019-10-30

Tax carbon, not people: UN chief issues climate plea from Pacific 'frontline' Antonio Guterres hears from leaders at Fiji summit who warn region is facing ‘an unprecedented global catastrophe’Governments around the world must i...
05:28, 2019-05-15

Climate change: UN chief Guterres decries 'fading' global efforts Political efforts to cool climate change are "fading" as things get worse, Antonio Guterres warned. He's visiting New Zealand en route to South Pacif...
16:48, 2019-05-12

‘We really need to wake up quickly’: Al Gore warns of a looming food crisis caused by climate change Q&A | At a conference at his family farm, he details the impacts — and talks about solutions...
14:28, 2019-10-22

Reserve Bank warns climate change posing increasing risk to financial stability RBA says it is becoming increasingly important for investors and institutions to actively manage carbon riskAustralia’s central bank has delivered a ...
10:20, 2019-10-04

‘Climate apartheid’ where rich survive and poor suffer a real possibility, UN expert warns Even in the "best-case scenario," a UN expert says hundreds of millions of people could face food insecurity, forced migration, disease and death due...
22:08, 2019-06-25

Pollution and Climate Change Are Making Mount Everest More Dangerous for Climbers, U.S. Scientist Warns (KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarmi...
17:08, 2019-06-04

UN human rights chief ‘alarmed’ by detention of child migrants, climate change ``We are burning up our future -- literally,'' Bachelet said. ``The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope. This is not a situat...
14:04, 2019-09-09

UN chief praises Japanese climate resilience, as Typhoon Hagibis cleanup begins With Typhoon Hagibis causing destruction and loss of life in Japan, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has praised the leadership role the country...
00:56, 2019-10-14

‘Save the world’ from climate change; UN chief echoes Pacific Islands’ ‘rallying cry'  Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece...
22:52, 2019-05-29

Decades of progress ‘can be wiped out overnight,’ UN chief laments at climate session in Yokohama “Little undermines development like disaster,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told attendees at a thematic session on Africa and climate chang...
18:56, 2019-08-29

UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘strong commitment’ and political will to tackle climate emergency People all over the world are calling for a shift towards a greener, cleaner future, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, stressing ...
19:00, 2019-08-26

Failing to agree on climate action would ‘not only be immoral’ but ‘suicidal’, UN chief tells COP24 With roadblocks continuing at the COP24 climate change conference over how to implement the  historic 2015 Paris Agreement, United Nations chief Antó...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Google Camp: Prince Harry 'delivers speech about climate change at secretive star-studded summit' Prince Harry has reportedly delivered a speech on climate change at a secretive Google summit in Sicily attended by dozens of A-list celebrities....
09:08, 2019-08-01

GOP pollster Frank Luntz warns Republicans risk losing young voters over climate change GOP consultant Frank Luntz is warning Republicans that climate change is a political vulnerability with Republican voters under 40....
18:48, 2019-06-12

World food security increasingly at risk due to 'unprecedented' climate change impact, new UN report warns More than 500 million people today live in areas affected by erosion linked to climate change, the UN warned on Thursday, before urging all countries...
15:52, 2019-08-08

UN warns climate change is warming oceans, melting glaciers and ice sheets, and accelerating sea level rise Melting glaciers and ice sheets are causing sea level rise, causing coastal extreme weather events to become more severe, while the ocean is warmer, ...
16:32, 2019-09-25

Global fossil fuel production will soon thwart Paris Agreement climate targets, report warns A new report estimated that global fossil fuel production by 2030 would be 120 per cent over Paris Agreement targets....
04:00, 2019-11-21

A climate denier-in-chief sits in the White House today. But not for long | Elizabeth Warren The next president must rejoin the Paris Agreement and show the world that the United States is ready to lead on the international stage againPreside...
14:20, 2019-11-05

As U.S. exits Paris pact, U.S. fossil energy chief says U.S. ingenuity can tackle climate threat The United States can tackle threats to the climate through technological advances and fossil fuels will remain a priority for U.S. government and bu...
12:32, 2019-11-05

Former NSW fire chief says Coalition 'fundamentally doesn't like talking about climate change' – politics live ‘Do we simply get gagged?,’ asks Greg Mullins as NSW and Queensland bushfires rage on. All the day’s events, live 12.17am GMT Greg Mullins continued:...
01:36, 2019-11-14

“Act now with ambition and urgency” to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital ...
18:28, 2019-06-30

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital ...
11:08, 2019-07-22

Make this the year of ‘transformative solutions’ to avert disastrous climate change: UN Deputy Chief It is within our power to make 2019 the “year of transformative solutions” and “avoid the disastrous effects of climate change“, which threaten ecosy...
10:43, 2019-04-09

‘Climate change is the battle of my life’, UN chief tells students living on the frontline in Fiji The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical...
22:24, 2019-05-16

As U.S. exits Paris pact, fossil energy chief says U.S. ingenuity can tackle climate threat The United States can tackle threats to the climate through technological advances and fossil fuels will remain a priority for the U.S. government an...
13:12, 2019-11-05

COP25: ‘Signals of hope’ multiplying in face of global climate crisis, insists UN chief Guterres The UN Secretary-General has outlined the “increased ambition and commitment” that the world needs from governments during the coming days of the COP...
18:16, 2019-12-01

In visit to hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, UN chief calls for greater action to address climate change World leaders attending the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit are being urged to show up armed not with speeches but with plans to achieve carbon neu...
02:04, 2019-09-14

Conflict, climate change among factors that increase ‘desperation that enables human trafficking to flourish’, says UN chief To mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed that “human trafficking is a hei...
15:52, 2019-07-30

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Is...
02:16, 2019-05-15

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural...
17:40, 2019-05-16

Brexit news latest: No-deal 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department h...
09:36, 2019-07-08

Friday's Daily Brief: World youth call for climate action and peace, record food needs met in Yemen, exclusive sit down with UN chief A recap of Friday’s top stories: Climate emergency threatening peace progress; Guterres urges States bring concrete answers to GA; Migrant shooting i...
00:28, 2019-09-21

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what U...
17:20, 2019-06-28

Boris Johnson accuses Jeremy Corbyn of 'sly' plan to 'fiddle' second Brexit referendum Boris Johnson has accused Jeremy Corbyn of a "sly" plan to "fiddle" a second Brexit referendum....
01:08, 2019-12-06

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'green industrial revolution' and warns declaring climate emergency is not enough Jeremy Corbyn has called for a green industrial revolution to tackle climate change and warned that more than simply declaring an "emergency" must be...
04:12, 2019-05-02

Ramp up nuclear power to beat climate change, says UN nuclear chief Without significantly increasing the use of nuclear power worldwide, it will be difficult to achieve the goal of reducing harmful emissions and fight...
21:40, 2019-10-07

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, cli...
20:36, 2019-08-02

Microsoft's chief environment officer: tech isn't the silver bullet but it's part of the climate change solution Lucas Joppa leads Microsoft's sustainability efforts as the company's first chief environmental officer...
10:52, 2019-11-02

Monday’s Daily Brief: UN chief talks climate action at G7, WFP official visits camp in Central African Republic, Deadly violence at Lesvos migrant centre, Security Council meets on AU-UN Darfur mission A recap of Monday’s stories: UN chief urges more action from G7 leaders to tackle ‘climate emergency’; WFP official visits camp for displaced in Cent...
00:28, 2019-08-27

What to do for boiling water burns Boiling water burns, or scalds, can be mild to severe. In this article, learn how to identify the severity and perform first aid for the burn. We als...
23:44, 2019-09-20

The sky never goes dark while the Amazon burns There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow, for the Amazon is burning....
13:36, 2019-08-22

What to know about friction burns on the penis Friction burns on the penis can cause red, swollen skin in the affected area. They can occur due to vigorous sexual activity or tight fitting clothin...
22:04, 2019-06-24

Beijing beckons as Babylon burns As protests rage in Iraq against a backdrop of unemployment, economic mismanagement and chronic underinvestment, Baghdad is looking to Beijing to off...
11:21, 2019-10-08

Amazon is selling suncream that 'burns fat' as you tan WANT to burn fat ahead of your summer holiday? Apparently, you can lose weight as you tan by applying Sunshapers sun cream. Here's all you need to kn...
17:32, 2019-07-01

Woodbury Fire burns nearly 100,000 acres TONTO NATIONAL FOREST –  The Woodbury Fire has charred nearly 100-thousand acres. and has been burning for two weeks. As of Sunday night, it is...
06:32, 2019-06-24

Ken Burns on the origins of Country Music Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Sunday, September 15. All times are Eastern. ...
07:12, 2019-09-15

Stephen Moore Crashes and Burns President Donald Trump announced Thursday afternoon that Stephen Moore, his second of two choices to sit on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, h...
20:20, 2019-05-02

Review: ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Burns With New Fire Robert O’Hara’s interpretation of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic, starring a brilliant S. Epatha Merkerson, puts the audience in the hot seat....
18:04, 2019-07-01

Ken Burns on 'Country Music' documentary: 'This is as good if not the best we've ever done' Ken Burns' 16-hour "Country Music" documentary will begin airing at 7 p.m. Central time Sept. 15 on PBS.        ...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Woodbury Fire burns more than 65,000 acres, 42% contained The Woodbury Fire has burned more than 65,000 acres, Tonto National Forest officials said Friday. The fire sparked June 8 in the Superstition Mountai...
18:04, 2019-06-21

AOC BURNS Rahm Emanuel To a Crisp NO SURVIVORS Former Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel has wasted no time after leaving his post churning out the personal news, but his latest job announcement has dr...
23:36, 2019-06-05

Fire burns 25 acres of land near Bisbee TUCSON – Arizona State Forestry crews are battling a fire that ignited six miles northeast of Bisbee, the organization announced Monday afterno...
02:24, 2019-07-16

World’s Largest Treehouse Burns to the Ground Horace Burgess built the castle-like structure after a vision from God. It took less than 15 minutes to destroy it....
18:32, 2019-10-26

For Ken Burns, 'Country Music' Is the Song of America In a new PBS series, the director of ‘The Civil War,’ ‘Baseball’ and other documentaries, portrays America’s development through the lens of country ...
17:04, 2019-09-11

Censorship or caution? Culture war burns in Brazil In Jair Bolsonaro’s Brazil, newspaper columnists and celebrated artists are saying the president’s cultural conservatism may lead to routine censorsh...
16:16, 2019-11-04

Standing burns more calories than sitting or lying A new study of healthy young adults suggests that standing more could be a simple way to raise daily energy expenditure and compensate for sedentarin...
03:00, 2019-09-11

Two-alarm fire burns house in midtown TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department is working a two-alarm house fire after the blaze ignited Friday afternoon in midtown. According to TFD, the ho...
02:36, 2019-06-18

Ken Burns on America: 'We're a strange and complicated people' Through war, baseball and music, Burns’ monumental TV documentaries have told the story of the USA – a mission he says is even more urgent in the age...
07:36, 2019-07-29

As Australia Burns, Its Leaders Trade Insults The country has long been a model for common-sense public policy. But this week’s fires have revealed once again that its pragmatism stops at climate...
13:00, 2019-11-13

Ken Burns on the love and loss of 'Country Music' Ken Burns, the renowned documentarian known for bringing American history to vivid life, debuts his latest effort on Sunday, "Country Music." The amb...
02:04, 2019-09-14

Arsonist burns gay pride flags outside Harlem bar At least one arsonist set two gay-pride flags on fire in front of a Harlem bar just before the start of Pride Month, police said — an act Gov. Cuomo ...
03:00, 2019-06-02

Madrid region wildfire still burns out of control on 4th day MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say a wildfire in hills near Madrid is still out of control after burning for four straight days. Around 500 firef...
12:00, 2019-07-01

For These Women, a FIRE That Burns Too Male and Too White Fed up with the bro-heavy archetype of the FIRE trend (“financial independence, retire early”), women are carving out their own niche in the frugal-l...
12:48, 2019-06-07

Australia Burns Again, and Now Its Biggest City Is Choking In Sydney, fresh air and ocean breezes have long been treated as a daily birthright. Not anymore....
10:16, 2019-12-06

Exercising before breakfast burns double the fat: study Hitting the gym before sitting at the breakfast table is good for your body, according to a new study. For six weeks, scientists in the UK tracked th...
22:04, 2019-10-18

How to calculate the calories a person burns while sleeping Even when resting or asleep, the body is continuously burning calories to stay alive and healthy. A person can estimate how many calories they burn w...
23:48, 2019-04-30

400+ Indigenous Tribes Under Threat as Amazon Burns The fires blazing across the Amazon rainforest in Brazil are devastating. They’re making international headlines and sparking sadness and outrage acr...
15:08, 2019-08-25

Florida Everglades fire burns over 15,000 acres A massive blaze was burning Monday in the Florida Everglades, consuming more than 15,000 acres in less than a day, authorities said. Lightning sparke...
22:28, 2019-06-24

The 2019 Tony nominations are packed with burns and snubs And here I thought “Mean Girls” opened last season! The 2019 Tony Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning, and instead of its usual Celebrat...
12:24, 2019-05-02

Europe's heatwave burns on, but eases from record highs A four-day heatwave across western Europe that killed seven people began to ease slightly on Sunday, as temperature alerts were cut back and wildfire...
22:32, 2019-06-30

Woman's blistering 'margarita burns' like 'being cooked from the inside out' Beware of the so-called “margarita burn” this summer. That’s one Canadian woman’s warning after she suffered second-degree burns on her hands from sq...
20:08, 2019-07-09

Cardi B's best burns in her new role as Netflix’s rap competition judge Cardi B, with Chance the Rapper and T.I., becomes a music competition judge on Netflix's "Rhythm + Flow." Of course, she has memorable commentary. &#...
18:00, 2019-10-09

The World Burns All Year. Are There Enough Planes to Douse the Flames? As climate change pushes California’s fire season into Australia’s, an intricate system of resource sharing struggles with the load....
05:56, 2019-11-22

Charging Samsung tablet burns hole through boy’s mattress An 11-year-old British boy plugged his Samsung tablet into a charger overnight — and awoke to find it had burned a rectangular hole in his mattress d...
19:28, 2019-06-24

Marvel's Ghost Rider crashes and burns at Hulu The Hulu streaming service has done what neither the powers of Satan, nor Wes Bentley, could manage this week, defeating the Ghost Rider at long last...
01:32, 2019-09-26

Ricky Burns: ‘Maybe when I retire, I’ll step back and think I done alright’ But former three weight world champion Ricky Burns has no plan to stop any time soon. He speaks to John Dennen ahead of his clash with Lee Selby The ...
16:28, 2019-09-19

The small ways I cope with despair as the world burns Charlie Riedel/AP When the world is falling apart, how do you stop yourself from collapsing into a useless, despair-ridden heap? Sarah Miller recomme...
19:48, 2019-11-04

Jason Roy not downcast at his latest failure, says Rory Burns • Batsman out for 22 after dropping down England order• Coach Chris Silverwood backs wicketless Jofra ArcherJason Roy left the field with his middle ...
23:20, 2019-09-06

Stalin's Azerbaijan prison where water burns like fire If an artist were to sketch a map of Azerbaijan, its southernmost part would be covered in green tea gardens, citrus bushes and the coastal line woul...
14:36, 2019-08-06

Country Music: how the Ken Burns series celebrates the outsider In a 16-hour overview of the genre, acclaimed documentarian helps to reframe conversations about inclusivityDocumentarian Ken Burns has stated public...
07:56, 2019-09-24

Koala rescued from NSW bushfire dies due to extensive burns The koala was saved by a woman using the shirt off her back, but had to be put down after his burns worsened A koala that was saved from a New South ...
10:52, 2019-11-26

Toddlers get chemical burns after going down slide at Gilbert park GILBERT, Ariz. (KPNX) — A visit to a Gilbert park ended up in a trip to urgent care for two mothers with young children. The kids, both around 2 year...
03:16, 2019-10-30

Ken Burns shows there’d be no ‘Country Music’ without these humble icons Country Music | Sunday-Wednesday, 8 p.m., PBS Country music is three chords and the truth, said Harlan Howard, one of the genre’s songwriters intervi...
02:32, 2019-09-14

Dodge Demon Burns At Race Track Because Everyone's A Dick If you’re considering a move into misanthropy but are having trouble transitioning because you just like people so dang much, I think I have somethin...
20:56, 2019-08-09

Historic 125-year-old church mysteriously burns to the ground A Roman Catholic church that stood in Texas for more than a century mysteriously burned to the ground this week — with insurance adjusters plac...
08:24, 2019-07-31

Boy, 12, Hospitalized With Second-Degree Burns He Suffered Doing 'Fire Challenge' The so-called challenge, which first made headlines more than seven years ago, requires participants to pour flammable liquids over themselves or ano...
22:08, 2019-10-07

Lee Selby should beat Ricky Burns - and world title shot could be next Lee Selby vs Ricky Burns has been overlooked on the Taylor vs Prograis undercard in the WBSS fight night at the 02 - but it could put the Welshman ba...
07:40, 2019-10-26

Vape pen explodes in UK man's car, causes third-degree burns: 'It felt like I was being burnt alive' A man in the United Kingdom is lucky to be alive after his vape pen exploded while he was driving, setting both himself and his car ablaze and leavin...
15:40, 2019-08-09

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns explains why country music is universal Filmmaker Ken Burns has produced documentaries about American life for more than 40 years. His work range from baseball to the Civil War. Burns' late...
20:48, 2019-10-04

Former prosecutor Doug Burns says Smollett case was 'badly mishandled' The judge in the Jessie Smollett hate crime hoax recused himself from the case on Friday, but it has yet to be decided if there will be a special cou...
00:28, 2019-05-11

WWE Raw: Seth Rollins burns down Firefly Funhouse, draft continues Universal Champion Seth Rollins burned down Bray Wyatt's demented Firefly Funhouse on Raw as the WWE draft continued....
14:04, 2019-10-15

Florida teen dies of burns from 2017 New Year’s Eve bonfire FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teenager who was severely burned when she attempted to pour gasoline on a 2017 New Year’s Eve bonfire has di...
16:04, 2019-05-11

Hands-on: OnePlus 7 Pro 5G burns 4G iPhone 11 Pro in highway speed test We matched Apple's iPhone 11 Pro against the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G in a real world speedtest across multiple sites in Los Angeles, California. Guess which...
19:00, 2019-10-09

Pittsburgh state of mind: how August Wilson's flame burns on The playwright captured an entire century of black American experience. His widow Constanza Romero explains how she shares his message, as gritty pla...
08:44, 2019-05-20

Fighting wildfires with prescribed burns often falls short in US West KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene...
23:40, 2019-08-12