A new UN report reviewing all the national commitments submitted by signatories of the Paris climate accord until July 30 found that they would result in emissions rising nearly 16% by 2030, compared with 2010 levels.
The Montreal Protocol began life as a mechanism to protect and heal the ozone layer. It has done its job well over the past three decades, Antonio Guterres said.
The research reveals the risk that climate change poses to the contribution made by aquatic foods towards human wellbeing and development around the world.
In an open letter, the academics have recognised that burning of coal, oil and gas is the greatest contributor to climate change.
The High-level Dialogue on Energy will produce a roadmap toward net-zero emissions and universal energy access.
The oldest continuous record of Antarctic ice, collected by drilling miles down from the continent's surface, currently goes back about 800,000 years.
China, the world's biggest emitter of climate-warming greenhouse gas, is coming under pressure to announce more ambitious measures on coal production and consumption.
The International Energy Agency has called for a dramatic shift away from fossil fuels to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
This global partnership will boost private finance to support India's ambitious commitment to deploy 450 GW of renewable energy by 2030.
The group, which is demanding urgent action by governments and businesses to limit climate change, staged a sit-down protest that stopped traffic from using Tower Bridge.