Climate change is the biggest threat to the world. The need of the hour is to fight against global warming and save present and coming generations from its disasters (“Greece shuts Acropolis site to protect tourists from heatwave; wildfires hit Croatia,” July 15, Gulf Today website). According to the report, Greece closed the ancient
The independent G20 panel meeting on climate action and for other sustainable development goals, is the ray of hope that the world has a firm commitment to address climate change, one of the deadliest threats to the world, and take concrete measures to achieve its goals (“G20 panel says additional $3 trillion needed by
A new report from the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific about over 140 disasters that the world has faced last year because of climate change, demands collective measures to tackle the global warming (“Over 140 disasters hit 64m people, loss stands at $57b in Asia-Pacific region last year: Report,”
Carlos Reyes sought shade under a tree in the Bronx on a day that felt like it was over 100 degrees (38 degrees Celsius) because of the heat and humidity. “It’s not like when you were younger, you were playing around,” said the 56-year-old who runs a daycare center. “Now it’s like you got the humidity. It makes you kind
Around 1,600 of the trainee doctors in South Korea’s hospitals walked out in protest, even as 6,500 of the doctors and interns gave in their resignation letters. They are protesting the government’s decision to increase the number of students in medical colleges. The government wants
It’s been a tough week for Ukraine. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy replaced the popular leader of his military, General Valeriy Zaluzhnyi, with the current army commander, General Oleksandr Syrskyi. He has watched the flailing in the US Congress over a new tranche of funding for Ukraine.
Catapulted to the helm of the European Commission five years ago, Ursula von der Leyen has come a long way: after a mandate marked by back-to-back crises from Covid to the Ukraine war, she emerged as the voice of the 27-nation EU — and is gunning for a second term. The first female
The Terai Arc Landscape shared by India and Nepal, which is one of the world’s most critical habitats for tigers, is among the seven initiatives as UN World Restoration Flagships from Africa, Latin America, the Mediterranean, and South Asia named by the United Nations Environment