"High-emitting governments and corporations are not just turning a blind eye. They're adding fuel to the flames."
A legally-binding United Nations treaty aims to address the global plastic crisis by 2024.
About 10 million tons of plastic waste are dumped into our oceans every year—the equivalent of a garbage truck of plastic every minute. A new UN treaty is trying to fight that.
From the war on Syria to climate change, UN Secretary General António Guterres sat down with VICE News to talk about the world’s most pressing crises.
The UN ratified a treaty banning nuclear weapons in member countries, but major holdouts including the U.S. and Russia will make it difficult to turn into reality.
The United Nations' use of both immunity and private risk consultants to investigate accusations makes it hard for victims of sex crimes to get justice.
In 2010, world leaders created a 10-year plan to save the planet. In 2020, not a single goal has been fully met.
Scientific estimates could be lowballing how bad the climate crisis will get.
On Wednesday the UN announced its app 1point5 to help people social distance. But it doesn’t perform the most basic of tasks.
More than 47 million women could possibly lose access to contraceptives if lockdowns go on for six months.
Trump and the Senate GOP ignored the World Health Organization. Then came the new coronavirus pandemic.
A Super-Potent Greenhouse Gas Has Been Leaking Into the Atmosphere, and No One Knows Where It's Coming From
“Where the culprits are distributed, we just don’t know at the moment.”