Canada, the UK, Ireland and France have already declared climate emergencies, alongside investing billions of dollars in fossil fuel industry at home and abroad.
Newly established High Council for the Climate warns government that emissions cuts do not reach the goal of being carbon neutral by 2050.
Over the past ten years we’ve been observing the large-scale overflows of global investment in the development of clean energy. China, which among others have joined the train of non-carbon energy sources development later, now accounts for 40% of the total global investment flow. What have made China a leader in green solutions and is it one in a boat in tackling climate change?
The globe is close to “climate apartheid”, where rich people pay to escape heat and hunger caused by the climate crisis alongside the rest of the world suffers, according to the report by a UN human rights expert.
In recent years G20 countries have almost tripled the subsidies to coal-fired power plants, regardless the urgent necessity to cut the carbon emissions causing the climate crisis.
On Saturday afternoon climate change activists organized by the Extinction Rebellion blocked Eighth Avenue in New York between the Port Authority transit hub and the home of the New York Times.
This week a giant floating device aiming to catch plastic waste was deployed again in a second attempt to clean up a huge garbage island swirling in the Pacific Ocean.
The United Nations Secretary General António Guterres appeared to be on the latest cover of Times standing in water off the island nation of Tuvalu, which Is labelled as “one of the world’s most vulnerable countries” to global warming.