The coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge toll on global jobs, with a new study by the United Nations estimating that the equivalent of 255 million jobs were lost last year
The world has lost nearly 100 million hectares of forests in two decades, marking a steady decline though at a slower pace than before, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization
The coronavirus crisis has taken a much heavier economic toll than previously feared, with the UN warnng that the equivalent of 400 million jobs have been lost during the pandemic
The "United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" is a global initiative to help the world achieve more sustainability and equality. Accordingly, Eurostat, the EU's statistical office, has evaluated and examined the European Union's performance towards implementing and achieving these goals.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has convened a major climate summit on September 23 because the world's main polluters remain well behind their 2015 Paris Agreement goals
As the world's nations met in Poland to hammer out a climate rescue plan, philosopher Clive Hamilton talked to AFP about the challenge of coping with the threat of global warming.