Vienna overtakes Auckland as the world’s most livable city

Vienna ranked first in 2018 and 2019, but was overtaken by Auckland, New Zealand, during the pandemic and slipped to 12th place in 2021, according to the Global Liveability Index 2022. Sylvain Sonnet | The Image Bank | Getty Images After two years, Vienna has taken over Auckland as the world’s most livable city, according … Read more

UN chief slams new fossil fuel funding

In remarks delivered to the Austrian World Summit in Vienna via video, Antonio Guterres issued a sobering assessment of the planet’s prospects. “Most national climate pledges are simply not good enough,” he said. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images News | Getty Images The UN Secretary General has slammed new funding for fossil fuel exploration, … Read more

Iran nuclear talks restart as critical time pressure and distrust builds

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani arrives at Palais Coburg where closed-door nuclear talks with Iran take place in Vienna, Austria, February 8, 2022. Leonhard Foeger | Reuters Negotiations aimed at reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal restarted in Vienna this week, more than ten months after they first began and weighed down by … Read more