Asia and the Pacific, a region with an impressive development track record, will need to step up its overall development reform effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to a new report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), at the High-level Political Forum on S

UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre released the first global scientific assessment of climate change impacts on World Heritage coral reefs.

The goal of this paper is to bring a risk‐based mindset to the challenge of climate change and its effects on atmospheric perils of relevance to catastrophe modeling. Section 1 summarizes some key elements of climate and climate change and its relevance for weather extremes.

At a time when the state is reeling under severe drought, water expert Giriraj Amarnath, recommends effective water management techniques, integrated farming and use of clean energy in farming to o

MUMBAI: India is the most vulnerable country in the world to climate change and should demonstrate leadership to tackle the problem, said former union environment minister Jairam Ramesh.

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