United Nations

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Fighting climate change on a global scale will "obviously" require that fossil fuels stay in the ground, State Department climate change envoy Todd Stern said in Washington, D.C. on Monday. According to the Guardian , Stern told a forum at the Center for American Progress, a progressive think tank, that for the world to combat global warming...
Thalif Deen, IPS News
Anthony Banbury, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), visits a safe burial site for Ebola victims in Freetown, Sierra Leone. (Photo: UN Photo/Ari Gaitanis)
The United Nations, which is working on an emergency footing to battle the...
Kevin Gosztola, FireDogLake
Members of the United Nations Committee Against Torture reviewing the United...