Temperatures on Earth will shoot past a key danger point unless greenhouse gas emissions fall faster than countries have committed, a U.N. report says.
The U.N. secretary-general announced a plan to ensure every single person on the planet has access to early warning systems for extreme weather.
The U.N. estimates that nearly 6.5 million people have now been displaced inside Ukraine, on top of 3.2 million who have already fled the country.
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There had been rumblings of an invasion, but as Olena Belka played with her young nephews on Wednesday, it was peaceful in her native Ukraine.
More wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing problems governments are ill prepared to confront, a U.N. report says.
The 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics showcased China's reemergence on the world stage.
President Joe Biden made tackling climate change and moving America away from fossil fuels a large part of his election manifesto. This year at the United Nations Climate Change Conference Biden made big promises. Is Biden on track to meet those goals of weaning the U.S. off fossil fuels?
More than 100 world leaders at the U.N. climate summit have committed to halt and reverse deforestation by 2030. But is the pledge up to the task?
UN Secretary General António Guterres appealed to world leaders Tuesday to show solidarity and act on the climate crisis, warning that humanity was on track for a "hellscape" of temperature rise that would bring "catastrophe."
The head of the U.N. challenged leaders to make 2021 the year humanity ends its "war on nature" and commits to a future free of planet-warming pollution.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield earned a master's degree from UW-Madison in 1975, where she also did work toward a doctorate.
President Donald Trump is demanding that the United Nations hold China accountable for the coronavirus pandemic as the U.S. death toll topped 200,000. Here's the latest coronavirus news.
The world could see annual global temperatures pass a key threshold for the first time in the coming five years, the U.N. weather agency said.
The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the WHO, although the pullout won’t take effect until next year.
Egg Harbor Township High School senior Timothy Medina hadn’t acted since middle school, but he was set to make his theatrical comeback as Grantaire in the spring musical production of “Les Miserables.” The excitement was cut short when school closed last month in response to the outbreak of COVID-19.
There is a reason this is called a global pandemic; it is affecting every country in the world. The United Nations is calling for intensified international cooperation to fight COVID-19 and critics believe that President Trump has not done enough to pursue this unified global response. President Trump has had some tense relationships with world leaders, is this impacting his speed in his global response to COVID-19?
Wisconsin saw the number of farm closures grow to nearly three per day in 2019 amid the volatile market and uncertainty of international trade wars that plagued the industry.
An Argentine research base on the northern tip of Antarctica is reporting a temperature that, if confirmed, could be a record high for the icy continent.
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The council, which was created to enhance security in Wisconsin elections, includes representatives from more than two dozen organizations.