Part of European Space Agency’s deep-space tracking station at New Norcia, Australia (AN/ESA)
November 28, 2019
The European Space Agency garnered pledges from 22 member nations to support more ambitious space exploration and research, including on climate.
Power lines extend from South African coal-fired power plants (AN/Clint Mason)
November 26, 2019
A new U.N. report cautions the world must begin cutting greenhouse gas emissions by at least 7.6 percent a year starting in 2020 to meet global targets.
Some of the G-20 leaders and heads of international organizations meeting at Japan in June (AN/South African government)
November 23, 2019
G-20 foreign ministers agreed WTO reforms are urgently needed to boost its relevance amid an escalating U.S.-China trade war.
A satellite image of a massive cyclone over the Labrador Sea between Canada’s Labrador Peninsula and Greenland on November 17, 2019 (AN/NOAA)
November 22, 2019
Negotiators announced a deal on new radio frequency standards for 5G technology, despite worries it may negatively impact climate and weather forecasting.
Rohingya people in Sittwe, capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state (AN/DYKT Mohigan)
November 20, 2019
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will head to the U.N.’s top court next month to challenge its prosecution of an alleged military-led genocide of Rohingyas.
Tajik children selling eggs to travelers along the Karakoram Highway (AN/John Heilprin)
November 18, 2019
A human rights treaty that is 30 years old helped make children healthier but they still face threats like climate change and online abuse, UNICEF said.
The Wall for Peace, a Paris symbol since 2000 that was designed and built by artist Clara Halter and architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte (AN/Henry Marion)
November 13, 2019
The Paris Peace Forum promoted what French President Emmanuel Macron described as a need for “balanced cooperation” among nations.
An Iraqi soldier gets training from an Australian sergeant in how to call for air support (AN/Cole Erickson)
November 13, 2019
The top U.N. envoy to Iraq assured its parliament their role in hearing Baghdad protestors’ demands is vital to restoring stability and peace.
James Le Mesurier near Istanbul's Golden Horn harbor and residential area (AN/White Helmets)
November 11, 2019
James Le Mesurier, whose organization founded and supported White Helmets’ efforts in Syria, was found dead in Istanbul, prompting a police investigation.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping talk in Shanghai while sampling French wine and beef (AN/Chinese State Media)
November 6, 2019
France and China urged more global cooperation on climate, biodiversity and trade after the U.S. began withdrawing from the 2015 Paris Agreement.