Tags : Climatechange

Prompting youth action to tackle climate change via inspiring dialogue!

DUBAI: The People’s Promise for Climate Impact, a two-day event as part of Expo 2020 Dubai’s Climate and Biodiversity Week, ended with young change-makers and climate leaders sending powerful messages to policy-makers set to gather in Glasgow, UK, for the 26th United Nations Climate Change COP (COP26) in November. Expo 2020’s People’s Promise event was co-curated with the UAE […]...Read More

#Earth Day: UN chief and climate activists appeal to end the war on nature

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for commitment to restoring the planet, and to making peace with nature, in his message to mark International Mother Earth Day, celebrated annually on 22 April.  This year’s observation is taking place as the planet is at “a tipping point”, he said, as humanity continues to abuse the natural world.  […]...Read More

World Bank announces new Climate Change Action Plan

WASHINGTON – World Bank Group announced a new Climate Change Action Plan which will increase climate finance, focus on climate results and impact, improve and expand climate diagnostics and reduce emissions and climate vulnerabilities in key systems. “I am pleased to announce that yesterday we presented to our Board the key elements of the World […]...Read More

Alarm bells: Europe logs its hottest November on record

Last month was the hottest November on record as Europe basked in its highest Autumn temperatures in history, the European Union’s satellite monitoring service said Monday. The Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) analysis of surface and air temperatures found that November 2020 was 0.8C warmer than the 30-year average of 1981-2010 — more than 0.1C […]...Read More

#ClimateAction: New Zealand vows shift to carbon neutrality by 2025

New Zealand promised its public sector would become carbon neutral by 2025 as it declared a climate emergency on Wednesday, a symbolic move that critics said needed to be backed with greater actions to reduce emissions. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the climate emergency declaration was based on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s findings […]...Read More

Harris tries to prompt ‘Climate Change’ stance from ACB, latter sidesteps query

‘Is COVID-19 infectious?’ California Senator and Dem. VP-nominee, Kamala Harris, posed to POTUS-elected Supreme Court Justice-nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. ‘”I think yes, I do accept that COVID-19 is infectious,” she responded. ‘Does smoking cause cancer?’ pressed Harris, in a bid to affirm Barrett’s scientific overview on everyday issues. “Yes, every package of cigarettes warns […]...Read More