UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said yesterday that a 15-year international effort to stem global warming has not halted the buildup of greenhouse gas emissions and that governments must take unprecedented action to reverse the trend.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Al Gore and the leaders of some 80 nations converge on the United Nations today for a summit on the warming Earth and what to do about it.
Beleaguered British farmers suffering after several outbreaks of foot-and-mouth face a second threat as a new livestock virus, bluetongue, claimed the life of a Highland cow in Suffolk, east England.
Tomorrow, on the eve of the 62nd UN General Assembly, the UN chief is hosting a meeting of world leaders in a call to take action against climate change, one of the most serious threats against humanity at large, but with specific consequences over thousands of millions of people living in developing countries.
Fresh ideas are circulating in renewed World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks on farming tariffs and subsidies, two of the biggest roadblocks to a new accord on boosting global trade flows, the talks chairman said on Friday.
20 year old Luis Suarez, the Uruguayan international, hit two individual classic goals for Ajax of Amsterdam, in their exciting encounter against AZ of Alkmaar on Sunday.
The price of London Brent oil hit another all-time high Friday on US storm concerns at the end of a record-breaking week which saw New York crude soar beyond 84 dollars per barrel.
37 environmental and human rights groups have called upon the Members of the European Parliament to drop support for a 10% mandatory biofuel target during next week's vote on the Thomsen report.
The US dollar hit a new record low against the euro as investors sold the currency after the Federal Reserve's hefty interest rate cut.
Bank of England Governor Mervyn King has called for a legislative overhaul to help prevent a repeat of the Northern Rock banking crisis.