Category: Climate Change

World Environment Day & World Oceans Day 2023

Ending plastic pollution needs everyone.✅Governments and local authorities can incentivize sustainable business practices and invest in better waste management infrastructure.✅Businesses can eliminate the production of harmful plastics and provide consumers with sustainable alternatives through innovative solutions.✅Individuals and communities can use their voices and choices to give visibility to those working on solutions and call out […]

Saving the Earth from space

Ahead of International Mother Earth Day, observed on 22 April, NASA’s Chief Scientist, Dr. Katherine Calvin, shared her terrestrial and intergalactic experiences with UN News and how viewing the Earth from outer space has driven generations to advance climate action. Dr. Calvin advises NASA leadership on its science programmes and related strategic planning and investments. Also serving as […]

Guterres delivers message of ‘hope and renewal’ for Somalia

12 April 2023 UN chief António Guterres on Wednesday reaffirmed the world body’s commitment to supporting the Horn of Africa country as it continues on its path to establishing lasting peace and stability. “Somalia faces many challenges, but in the spirit of Ramadan, I also bring a message of hope and renewal – the United Nations stands in solidarity […]

UN delegates reach historic agreement on protecting marine biodiversity in international waters

5 March 2023 Secretary-General António Guterres has congratulated UN member countries for finalizing a text to ensure the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction, calling it a “breakthrough” after nearly two decades of talks.    “This action is a victory for multilateralism and for global efforts to counter the destructive trends […]