Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine set off global alarm over a new Cold War and dire challenges to power structures and international organizations.
The incidence of extreme fires around the world is expected to increase by as much as 50 percent by the end of the century, environmental experts warned.
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres described Russia’s moves in Ukraine as a flagrant defiance of international law and the norms of peacekeeping.
NATO’s secretary general said there is no indication that Russia is backing away from possibly invading Ukraine, and the military buildup continues.
A panel of the world’s top climate scientists began putting the final touches on their latest comprehensive look at how global warming affects the planet.
An estimated 13 million people face severe hunger in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia due to the worst drought conditions in decades, WFP said.