Ghana plans to replace its polluting "trotro" buses and formalise waste collection in slums as part of a new plan to help its crowded capital withstand climate change and disasters.
The destruction wrought by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa this month shows weather warnings must spur action and infrastructure has to be built with climate risks in mind if people are to be kept
Avoiding threats from climate change and pollution will require Asia's booming cities to become much more efficient in their use of energy resources, delegates at a city development conference said
Britain's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions fell by 3 percent in 2018, due largely to lower coal-fired power generation, marking a sixth consecutive yearly decline, preliminary government data showed
Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
Thousands of children who survived a cyclone in southeast Africa face fresh risks in its aftermath - being sold into slavery by human traffickers or forced into early marriage by families strugglin
Peter Alisengawa, a farmer in Namungwale village in eastern Uganda, was struggling to grow enough maize to support his family a few years ago.
Cyclone Idai's deadly hit has left some 1.85 million people in need of assistance in Mozambique in a catastrophe that United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday rang "yet another alarm b
Millions of women worldwide are still unable to access and own land despite laws recognising their rights, researchers and campaigners said on Monday as they urged countries to bridge the gap betwe
At least 18 people were killed and around 100 others were injured in flash floods in Iran's southern Fars province, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Monday, with more rain forecast
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