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Satellites record second lowest Arctic sea ice extent since 1979

The polar oceans are among the most rapidly changing oceans in the world. The yearly cycle of the build-up and melting of Arctic sea...

Minister Basnet appeals world leaders to be more serious towards tackling impacts of climate...

Kathmandu : Minister for Forest and Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet has appealed the world leaders to be more serious towards addressing various global challenges...

In the fight against climate change we need nature now more than ever

Nature-based solutions address major societal challenges, from food and water security, climate change, human health, to resilience The hottest month on record. Wildfires in the...

Greta Thunberg tells world leaders ‘you are failing us’, as nations announce fresh climate...

New York : Speaking at the beginning of the UN’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, the 16-year-old acclaimed climate activist Greta Thunberg, was unsparing...

Leading scientists warn climate change ‘hitting harder and sooner’ than forecast

New York, 22 September 2019 - The world’s leading climate science organizations have joined forces to produce a landmark new report for the United Nations Climate Action Summit,...

UN chief lauds China’s efforts in implementing Paris Agreement commitments ahead of time

UNITED NATIONS -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Friday hailed China's efforts in implementing the Paris Agreement commitments ahead of time. "It's good to...

A decade of renewable energy investment, led by solar, tops USD 2.5 trillion

The decade of investment (2010-2019) quadruples renewables capacity from 414 GW to about 1,650 GW Solar capacity alone will have risen to more than...

Is the world living up to its climate commitments?

As the United Nations gears up for the September Climate Action Summit in New York, one of its most high-profile climate conferences in recent...

Melting glaciers can cause water crisis in mountainous region: Experts

Kathmandu - Experts and scientists have warned that Himalayan region will see a serious crisis of water due to the melting of glaciers. Glaciologist Tenzing...

NASA scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice

The fields of rippling ice 500 feet below the NASA plane give way to the blue-green of water dotted with irregular chunks of bleached-white...