His comments come in the run-up to COP26, one of the most important climate summits ever held.
It reaffirms the yawning gap between meaningful climate action and the rhetoric of policymakers touting their commitment to the so-called "energy transition."
As the world gears up for COP26, climate change and net-zero goals are hot topics of discussion.
CNBC's Tania Bryer looks at the role of the United Nation's Global Compact and asks CEO and executive director, Sanda Ojiambo, about its achievements as "the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative."
Health experts say long Covid is clearly of public health concern, given the substantial impact it has on society.
Khan warned that inaction would have a disastrous impact on the environment, and called on delegates attending the summit in November to make serious changes.
CNBC explains the significance of the Conference of Parties (COP), its origins and the impact it strives to achieve in combating our climate crisis.
Biden's debut address to the UN General Assembly comes as the U.S. strives to rebuild alliances and reclaim a global leadership position.
President Biden speaks at the U.N. General Assembly where he discusses issues he sees arising and the U.S. stance with allies and partners worldwide.
Johnson made his remarks to the media during a flight to New York.
CNBC gets an inside look at how Nestlé, the world's largest food and beverage company, says it will use regenerative farming to reach net zero by 2050.
The annual costs of climate adaptation in developing countries are expected to grow to as much as $300 billion by 2030, said Secretary-General Guterres.
Prior to the Taliban takeover, 80% of the Afghan government's budget was funded by the U.S. and other Western donors.
President Joe Biden next week will deliver his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly since taking office.
The U.N. rights office on Friday said that the Taliban response to peaceful marches in Afghanistan has been increasingly violent.
Jack O'Connor from the United Nations University discusses the group's report that finds the interconnection of global crises, from severe weather events to epidemics. He also talks about how the disasters may be mitigated.
The findings reaffirm the yawning gap between meaningful climate action and the rhetoric of policymakers touting their commitment to the energy transition.
The gasoline is blended with as much as 10% ethanol.
Mohammad Naciri of UN Women for Asia and the Pacific says the Taliban made public statements ensuring the safety and security of women and girls. However, what is being said in Kabul may not have a trickle-down effect to the provinces and villages of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's tragedy will be less visible when the airlifts end, but the crisis will be a "daily reality for millions of Afghans," the UN's Filippo Grandi said.