Dr Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Jaber has called on governments, industry, and all stakeholders to “disrupt business as usual” and take decisive action to tackle the climate crisis.
The independent panel, headed by economists Lawrence Summers and N.K. Singh, was commissioned by the Group of 20 nations to propose reforms for multilateral development banks with a focus on increasing funding for sustainable developments goals and climate change, among others.
The rain was preceded by strong winds laden with dust, accompanied by lightning and thunder, as well as hailstone.
Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, recorded a 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 centigrade) as heat takes over the US state.
An emotional Greta Thunberg tore into world leaders at a UN climate summit Monday, accusing them of betraying her generation by failing to tackle greenhouse gas emissions, as announcements by major economies fell far short of expectations.
She asks everyone to join her Sept.20-27 in the streets to make a difference.
The United Nations panel on climate change told the world that global warming was dangerously close to being out of control — and that humans were “unequivocally” to blame.
The Paraná River, one of the main commercial waterways in South America, has reached its lowest level in nearly 80 years due to a prolonged drought in Brazil that scientists attribute to climate change.
Parts of the Antarctic Peninsula will change colour as "green snow" caused by blooming algae is expected to spread with increases in global temperatures, research showed on Wednesday.