Climate Change: UN urges China and US to corporate on efforts

The United States and China were encouraged to leave aside their differences to help maintain cooperation in combating climate change by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, ahead of the UN COP26 climate change conference next month. The relationship between the two largest economies in the world is currently at its lowest in decades due to … Continue reading Climate Change: UN urges China and US to corporate on efforts

Carbon emissions: Can the US lead by example?

On Thursday — almost six months after Donald Trump, a hard denialist who doesn’t understand the difference between weather and climate, officially pulled the United States out of the Paris Agreement (condemning the world to climate catastrophe had he been re-elected) , newly elected president Joe Biden, who rejoined the agreement immediately as his first presidential decision, committed his country to halving its 2005 emissions levels by 2030 at an online meeting of 40 world leaders. … Continue reading Carbon emissions: Can the US lead by example?

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Biden administration to increase budget on climate change

Commerce Secretary-nominee Gina Raimondo is open to raising taxes on the middle class, saying we "need funds" for President Joe Biden's climate agenda. RNC Research tweeted the clip of Raimondo's comments at her nomination hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday. https://twitter.com/i/status/1354126611843579905 "We do need to meet the climate change challenge, and we need funds for improved infrastructure, … Continue reading Biden administration to increase budget on climate change

OMG! See what Jane Fonda is doing to save the planet

Jane Fonda has quit shopping in order to save the planet. The 82-year-old actress has admitted she’s still using clothes that were in her wardrobe 30 years ago, because she doesn’t want to waste perfectly good items by throwing them out as she’s worried it could have a negative impact on the environment. She said: … Continue reading OMG! See what Jane Fonda is doing to save the planet

G20 taking bold steps on climate change and the coronavirus

Finance officials from the world’s 20 biggest economies (G20) meeting in Riyadh on Sunday reached agreement on the wording of a final communique that includes a reference to climate change for the first time, G20 diplomatic sources said. Overcoming U.S. objections, the compromise language retained a reference to work by the Financial Stability Board to … Continue reading G20 taking bold steps on climate change and the coronavirus

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Jeff Bezos donates ‘generously’ to save the world

Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, has made the second largest charitable gift in recent history. The Amazon founder is giving $10 billion to a new initiative that will fund programs to combat the effects of climate change, he said in an Instagram post on Monday. The Bezos Earth Fund comes after years of criticism that the … Continue reading Jeff Bezos donates ‘generously’ to save the world

Influencers tell Singaporean millennials to be angry ‘productively’

Panellists at an academic conference told young Singaporeans to stay angry all the time. 'Continue to keep your youthful idealism and keep “being angry productively” while facing social causes you have passion for,' the influencers said. At the Singapore Perspectives 2020: Politics conference organised by the Institute of Policy Studies on Monday (Jan 20), a … Continue reading Influencers tell Singaporean millennials to be angry ‘productively’

Fighting climate change is everyone’s responsibility

Inaction when it comes to the fight back against damaging climate change is not an option, the President of the UN General Assembly told a major energy conference in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was addressing the International Organization for Renewable Energy High-Level meeting on the particular threat faced by Small Island Developing States, or SIDS, and their partners … Continue reading Fighting climate change is everyone’s responsibility

Prince William and Duchess Catherine join climate change activists in Pakistan

Prince William has warned the world could lose "many of the precious things we care about" as a result of climate change. The 37-year-old royal and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, visited a melting glacier in Pakistan on Wednesday (16.10.19) as part of their tour of the country, and witnessed first hand the effect … Continue reading Prince William and Duchess Catherine join climate change activists in Pakistan

Extinction Rebellion protesters fighting to save our world (pictures)

Extinction Rebellion activists have blocked major roads in London and other cities across Europe at the beginning of what was billed as a wide-ranging series of protests demanding new climate policies. Activists in London say they expect the protests to be as much as five times bigger than those held in April, which brought major disruption … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion protesters fighting to save our world (pictures)