Governments must provide ‘major’ investment in flood risk reduction to save coastal cities around the world, a charity said on Friday, as rising seas and sinking urban areas pose unprecedented threats to millions of homes.
Auto industry executives gathering this week for the Paris Motor Show, to be held during 4-14 October, will be rubbing shoulders with unusual company: Dozens of tech experts eager to tackle what many consider the ultimate connected device.
The protection of Palestinian civilians could be improved by the deployment of United Nations-mandated armed forces or unarmed observers, a beefed-up UN civilian presence or expanded UN assistance, Secretary General Antonio Guterres wrote in a report on Friday.
Researchers expressed concern on Thursday about the rapid pace of climate change, after a glacier on Sweden’s Kebnekaise mountain melted so much in sweltering Arctic temperatures that it is no longer the country’s highest point.
Iran's position as the lead supplier of the world's most expensive spice is being undercut by fraudulent business under which genuine saffron from the country is adulterated and resold to the high-end global market.