United Nations Environment Programme: News

30 Nov 2023

United Nations (UN)

COP28 kicks off in Dubai amid global climate crisis concerns

The United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference (COP28) is underway in Dubai, with world leaders, business icons, and civil society members coming together to tackle the escalating climate crisis.

27 Oct 2023


COP28: India unlikely to commit to global cooling pledge

India seems hesitant to join a global initiative at the upcoming COP28 climate summit, which aims to reduce emissions related to cooling, reported Reuters.

28 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Father of India's 'Green Revolution,' MS Swaminathan, dies at 98

Padma Vibhushan awardee and renowned agricultural scientist Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan died on Thursday morning at the age of 98 in Chennai.

08 Feb 2023

United Nations (UN)

Drug resistance could cause 10 million deaths annually: UN report

About 10 million deaths could occur annually by 2050 due to anti-microbial resistance (AMR), says a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report launched on Tuesday.