Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister for Climate Change and Environment, represented the country on a global stage on Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival 2019 for a different kind of accolade, albeit one still linked to the environment.
Nearly one in three children in Bangladesh are at risk from cyclones, flooding and other climate change-linked disasters, the United Nations warned on Friday, urging more help for one of the world’s worst hit countries.
New Zealand introduced legislation on Wednesday to make the South Pacific nation carbon neutral by 2050, although greenhouse gas emissions from the economically vital agricultural sector will not have to meet the commitment.
The protests were organised by the campaign group Extinction Rebellion, which was established last year in Britain by academics and has become one of the world's fastest-growing environmental movements.
Sweden's teenage activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday urged Europeans to vote in next month's elections on behalf of young people like her who cannot yet cast ballots but demand decisive action against climate change.
Under sunny skies, activists sang songs or held signs that read "There is no Planet B" and "Extinction is forever" at some of the capital's most iconic locations.
Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, recorded a 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 centigrade) as heat takes over the US state.
Three winners of the school gardening competition, run by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, MoCCAE, between October 2018 and April 2019, were presented with awards by Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will come under renewed pressure from senior members of her Conservative Party on Thursday to set out a clear timetable for her departure.