"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
With the COP21 global climate conference due to start in Paris at the end of November, NGO Climate Central has released thought-provoking images of
The French and American presidents have urged for action to tackle global warming following a warning by the World Meteorological Organization that greenhouse gases reached record levels in 2014.
The owner of a Belgian brewery is in low spirits, as unusually warm weather wreaks havoc with production. Brasserie Cantillon, based in Brussels
Levels of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere reached record highs last year, making Earth a more dangerous planet for future generations, says the
Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2014, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Monday. “Every year we say
A decade after his Oscar-winning documentary ‘March of the Penguins’, French director Luc Jacquet is back with ‘Ice and the Sky’. It tells the story
In the past century, Alpine glaciers are estimated to have lost about half of their total area. Today, Italy’s 900 glaciers cover a total area of
The surging global demand for water will see some 30 countries facing extreme water stress by 2040, according to the latest World Resources Institute
One of the largest ice shelves in Antarctica is under threat, thinning dramatically on both sides, its surface and beneath. The ice shelf is called
UN talks on climate change looked likely to collapse on Saturday after China and the US clashed over a draft agreement. The summit has already
Climate talks have entered their second and final week in Lima. Negotiators from 190 countries are working to hammer out a global deal to limit
Former wetlands in north-west China (Gansu province) have been sucked dry as the climate has changed. It is a stark warning that we can expect other
Proposed measures to protect the climate do not appear to have resulted in much. This year has seen the highest emissions of global greenhouse gases
2012 was one of the 10 warmest years since 1880, according to US scientists. NASA researchers said it was the ninth warmest year while experts from
Western Antarctica is warming almost twice as fast as previously believed. Figures show temperatures
in the area have risen by an average 2.4
Arctic ice is melting at an, “alarming rate”. That’s at the core of a report by the World Meteorological Organisation. Its findings were presented to
Filmmaker Jeff Orlowski’s new documentary “Chasing Ice” shows the edge of the massive Ilulissat glacier in Greenland collapsing — or “calving” — and
Fires in the Leon region of Spain continued to burn fiercely overnight on Tuesday (August 21) as a group of fire-fighters were surrounded by the
An iceberg said to be twice the size of Manhattan has broken free from the Petermann Glacier in Greenland.
NASA satellite images have helped
The European Union may be risking a trade war over plans to charge all airlines for their CO2 emissions that have doubled in the past 20 years