The Great Barrier Reef should be listed as “threatened”, a UN-backed report shows

The Great Barrier Reef should be listed as “threatened”, a UN-backed report shows

CNN — The Great Barrier Reef should be added to the list of World Heritage Sites that are “at risk”, a team of scientists has concluded after a mission to the world’s largest coral reef system. In a new UN-backed report published on Monday, scientists said the reef faces major threats due to the climate … Read more

Qatar make their World Cup debut in a controversial first-round tournament

Qatar make their World Cup debut in a controversial first-round tournament

Doha, Qatar CNN — There have been 21 editions of the Men’s World Cup since its inauguration in 1930, but Qatar 2022 is set to be a tournament like no other. Since it was announced as the host city almost 12 years ago, it was always destined to become the world cup of firsts. From … Read more

COP27: Summit agrees ‘loss and damage’ climate fund in landmark deal

COP27: Summit agrees ‘loss and damage’ climate fund in landmark deal

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt CNN — Delegates at the UN’s COP27 climate summit agreed to a provision to establish a loss and damage fund in a landmark deal early Sunday morning in Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh. However, the delegation stopped short of approving the entire draft text of the agreement as members from Switzerland requested more time … Read more