Rich nations have pledged less than 0.2% of the US$400 billion a year that developing countries need for losses and damage.
'Minutes to midnight': World hits 1.4° of warming as Dubai summit opens with new fund and report disputing a leader's credibility.
An internal audit found a US$31 million funding gap and deficiencies in U.N. Climate Change's Transparency Division.
Government plans would blow past limits needed to limit warming to 1.5° Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
Medical facilities are running out of supplies and fuel, which Israel hasn't allowed into Gaza for a month now.
The first-of-its-kind provision cites an “urgent need for the international community to address the challenges and concerns raised by autonomous weapons systems."
The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board urged more trust-building to boost monitoring, accountability and financing.
The Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa said the health leader was "targeted by an Ethiopian government investigation that appears to have been politically motivated."
But the world's five biggest science and technology clusters are now in East Asia; Japan's is the largest and China has the most.
Its new analysis shows each 1% cut in aid to its US$5.2 billion annual budget could push 400,000 people toward starvation.
Funding for humanitarian aid has been getting hard to find amid global economic pressures, but the needs are soaring.
In the recording, UAE officials anticipate a need to "minimize" attacks on the Gulf nation's human rights record when it hosts COP28 in Dubai later this year.
WMO said the summer of extremes continues: July was the hottest month ever recorded and the high-impact weather continues through August.
The conflict has pushed over 20 million people into severe acute hunger, including 6.3 million a step away from famine.
As climate litigation increases, the body of legal precedent grows, forming an increasingly well-defined field of law.
Mining the deep seas: The best way forward to a green energy transition, or a looming environmental disaster?