Could the planet finally be on track to limiting climate change? After US President Joe Biden ramped up ambitions with a climate summit, experts are cautiously saying yes — although a difficult path lies ahead.
As climate crisis threats multiply, the leaders of top polluting countries gathered for an international climate summit but some still failed to pledge to ramp up their goals to reduce carbon emissions and slow global warming.
President Joe Biden convenes world leaders at a “moment of peril” to combat the climate crisis, drawing commitments from China and Russia to cooperate on cutting emissions despite their disputes with US.
Findings of the survey of nearly 700 listed firms in 14 countries from 2015 to 2019 were unveiled on the day US President Joe Biden launches a virtual climate summit.
Every year the waters are a little less icy – warming as much as 2.6 times more than the world average – changing the undersea habitat and casting doubts on the future of "haenyeo" or sea women.
The bill will requires financial firms to explain how they would manage climate-related risks and opportunities.
The plan includes cooperation between Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Turkey in trade, agriculture and food security, SMEs, energy, transport, tourism, and health.
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund spends $1.6B for a 50 percent stake in Borssele 1 and 2 wind farms located in North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands. Farm is capable of generating 752 megawatts of renewable energy.
Moscow has increased its military activities in their far north region, testing weapons with nuclear capabilities. Meanwhile, climate change continues to melt the walls of ice and the natural defences of the Russian north.
Comparison of data on nearly 50,000 species over three 20-year periods up to 2015 reveal that the exodus from tropical waters is accelerating, especially north of the equator where oceans have warmed more quickly, researchers report.
On average, Tokyo's cherry trees reach full bloom on April 2. This year, the capital's cherry blossom peaked on March 22, a day slower than the earliest logged in 2002.
Consumption in G7 countries accounts for an annual loss of four trees per person, according to a new study.
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