Simon Stiell, who heads U.N. climate efforts, envisions winding down his agency into merely a 'data repository'.
IMF forecasts a strengthening global economy as inflation cools, but warns of the threat of wars and other disruptions.
The symbolic clock will remain set at the closest point to the symbolic hour of apocalpyse it has ever been since 1947.
Conflict, climate, environmental degradation and uneven development are major factors in the US$7.9B appeal.
The World Meteorological Organization said the world hit the record books, up 1.45° C. from pre-industrial times.
FAO's Food Price Index tracks five commodity groups. Experts say food distribution is a worry even if supplies are plentiful.
Global economic growth is projected to slow to 2.4% this year, down from 2.7% in 2023 and 3% before the pandemic began.
The U.N.'s global humanitarian appeal for itself and 1,900 partners in 2024 already assumes 40% in unmet needs.
Emissions must decrease 42% by 2030 to keep the 1.5° target alive. Instead, they're expected to rise 3% by then.
Heat-trapping gases keep collecting in the atmosphere at a record rate, the U.N. weather agency found.
Government plans would blow past limits needed to limit warming to 1.5° Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
The food on our tables often comes with high, unseen costs to our health, environment and society, a new FAO report finds.
Two U.N. reports show how that more climate aid for developing nations could reduce the millions of deaths a year from climate shocks.
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.
A new U.N. report finds the number of women and girls living in conflict-affected nations doubled in five years.