Tag: UN

Greta Thunberg: the world’s youthful climate conscience

by Helene DAUSCHY and Tom LITTLE She has sparked both hope and controversy around the planet, but Greta Thunberg understood climate change at an early age and has rallied youths and parents worldwide to her cause. In just over a year the now 16-year-old Swede's humble...

Oceans turning from friend to foe, warns landmark UN climate report

by Marlowe HOOD with Patrick GALEY The same oceans that nourished human evolution are poised to unleash misery on a global scale unless the carbon pollution destabilising Earth's marine environment is brought to heel, warns a draft UN report obtained by AFP. Destructive changes already set...