Posts Tagged ‘United Nations’

How high does carbon need to be? Somewhere from RM83 to RM112,000

The price required depends on the goal policymakers want to hit, and what other rules and regulations they impose, say scientists
London • The idea ...

UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos

Earth’s surface has warmed 1°C and is on track toward an unliveable 3°C or 4°C rise
By AFP INCHEON • Avoiding global climate chaos will ...

Time running out for Indonesia survivors

The number of dead had risen to 1,407 across 4 areas around Palu with 519 bodies already buried
By AFP  JAKARTA • The death toll in ...

Recognise Palestine, stop Israel, terrorism ends, says Dr Mahathir

by BERNAMA 
NEW YORK –  Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the act of terrorism faced by the world will not ...

UN must be reformed, says Dr Mahathir

by BERNAMA 
NEW YORK – After a 15 year-absence from the United Nations, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today makes his return and boldly repeated ...

Trump announces trade talks with Japan

The 2 nations agree that sanctions on auto exports won’t be applied while the talks take place
By BLOOMBERG WASHINGTON • US ...

The UN’s darkest hour

By James Gibney / BLOOMBERG
If THE United Nations (UN) were a stock or an index fund, you might want to short it. Founded in 1945 to “maintain ...

Packed schedule awaits Dr M as he returns to UNGA

By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Prime Minister (PM) Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is poised to make a return to the world stage once again, leading ...

UN: World hunger levels rise for 3rd year

By REUTERS / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Rome • World hunger rose in 2017 for a third consecutive year, fuelled by conflict and climate change, the United Nations ...

Climate envoys seek heir to UN’s RM137b carbon market

Richer nations that provide much of the finance would get credits in exchange that go to help meet their commitments on reducing emissions
By ...

Rohingya crisis a year on — refugees going nowhere as cash crunch looms

By AFP
BANGLADESH • With a repatriation plan in tatters and funding evaporating for a million refugees with ever-growing needs, Rohingya Muslims who ...

Canada, UK plan the 1st carbon trades

Also contributing to World Bank’s facility are Germany, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland
By BLOOMBERG LONDON • Canada and the UK are ...