World Meteorological Organization

Over 3 crore new displacements due to climate disaster in 2020: Study

In the last three years alone (2018-2020), a total of about 250 000 disaster-related deaths and missing persons were reported by an average of 74 countries.

published on : 18th May 2022

UN floats plan to boost renewables as climate worries mount

Guterres wants to broaden access to supply chains and raw materials that go into renewable technologies, which are now concentrated in a few powerful countries.

published on : 18th May 2022

Months after pledge at UN climate conference, India yet to submit emissions targets

The more urgent deadline was to get the submission in before the November negotiations in Glasgow and most nations did. Of the five top-emitting nations, only India has not submitted its plans.

published on : 4th March 2022

2021 one of the seven warmest years on record, says UN agency

The warmest seven years have all been since 2015, with 2016, 2019 and 2020 constituting the top three. An exceptionally strong El Niño event occurred in 2016.

published on : 19th January 2022

Last seven years on track to be hottest on record: UN

Meanwhile, sea level rise -- mainly caused by the expansion of warming sea water and the melting of ice on land -- was at a new high.

published on : 31st October 2021

Greenhouse gas levels hit new record despite lockdown-induced reduction: UN climate office

The news came as the United Nations climate office warned that the world remains off target for meeting its goal of cutting emissions as part of international efforts to curb global warming.

published on : 25th October 2021