A collection of 160 of the world's top environmentalists have taken a full page advert in the New York Times to call on philanthropists and charities to use their funds to tackle global warming ahe

Indian officials advised Prime Minister Narendra Modi to skip this month’s United Nations climate summit, telling him the largest such gathering of world leaders was “not important,” the Economic T

The world's six multilateral development banks promised on Thursday to do more to help emerging nations fight climate change as part of efforts to reinvigorate flagging work on a U.N.

In the context of falling sex ratios in India, a United Nations report points to a new level of ‘daughter aversion,’ most starkly visible in the negligible number of girls-only families in some par

UN urges final push on global targets that have shown little improvement, notably those related to women and children.

(Reuters) - Norway will buy 21 million U.N.

UN's Post-2015 Development Agenda will focus more on environmental protection programmes, a media report said Monday.

A man takes a photograph standing in front of a structure covered with an image of the Hong Kong island skyline at the waterfront in the Tsim Sha Tsui area on Aug. 22, 2013.

Indonesia's Borneo island shows the clearing of trees on a peatland forest located in Central Kalimantan in February. The area is being developed for a palm oil plantation.

Researchers say the fruit grown could be a replacement for staple crops under threat from climate change.