The United Nations has warned that the war in Syria is doing lasting damage to an entire generation of children.
Presenting the most vivid evidence to date, the UN's IPCC report has warned that humans are responsible for changes to the earth's climate.
The UN IPPC report into climate change, due out tomorrow, will say scientists agree the world is getting warmer, and humans are to blame.
A UN panel of global climate scientists are to make their strongest case yet for man-made global warming in a new report due to be released today.
Drafts show that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is set to pronounce that most of the warming of the Earth's surface since the 1950s is "extremely likely" - at least 95% probable - to be man-made.
The 30-page summary that the IPCC produces, the first of four about global warming in the coming year, is intended to be the main point of reference on the science of climate change for governments trying to develop their response to global warming.
The UN Security Council could vote as soon as Friday night on Syria's chemical weapons resolution, a US official has told Reuters.
The Russian envoy to the UN has said he hoped that the UN Security Council will be able to vote on a Syria resolution on Friday evening, according to Reuters.
A resolution reached over Syria's chemical weapons has been hailed has a "breakthrough" by a senior US State Department official.
In a statement, the National Security Council said:
This is historic and unprecedented because it puts oversight of the Assad regime’s compliance under international control and it's the first UNSCR to declare that the use of chemical weapons is a threat to peace and security.
Equally as important, it makes absolutely clear that failure of the Assad regime to comply will have consequences.
Syria will "implode" before any side would claim a military victory, the US Secretary of State said today after the country reached an agreement with Russia on a Syria chemical weapons resolution at the UN Security Council.
John Kerry said there is a "need to move rapidly" to put a political solution in place for Syria through the Geneva process, according to Reuters.
Friends of Syria group has said it is determined to increase support to the opposition Syrian National Coalition "in all its components", according to Reuters, after the US and Russia reached an agreement on a Syria chemical weapons resolution at the UN Security Council.
Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the UN, confirmed an agreement had been reached with Russia on a Syrian chemical weapons resolution.
Agreement reached w/Russia on UNSC Resolution legally obligating #Syria to give up CW they used on their people. Going to full UNSC tonight.
The draft UNSCR establishes that #Syria's use of CW is threat to international peace & security & creates a new norm against the use of CW.
Tomorrow, international experts will deliver their verdict on the state of climate change and are expected to say they are 95% percent certain it is happening.
ITV News' Science Editor Lawrence McGinty gathered leading leading voices in the global warming debate at London's Thames barrier to discuss the issue.
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov says his country has reached an understanding with the US on a Syrian chemical weapons resolution at the UN Security Council.