Extinction Rebellion organise a floating mock-up of a typical English home in River Thames, in a protest to demand politicians act on climate crisis.
With the new Zero Carbon bill, the country aims to reduce all greenhouse gases except methane to net-zero by 2050.
Three-quarters of national commitments under the Paris climate accord to curb greenhouse gases will not even slow the accelerating pace of global warming, according to a report.
According to research, emissions between 2015 and 2030 would be enough to raise sea levels by eight centimetres by 2100.
The 81-year-old film star, a longtime activist and exercise guru has been leading what she calls "fire drill Fridays" and has been arrested for civil disobedience for the past three Fridays.
UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan said Saturday that Iran's nuclear agreement with world powers should have included the Arab Gulf states, and addressed its ballistic missile program and support for armed groups.
The 16-year-old Swede met privately with Trudeau but later told a news conference with local indigenous leaders that he was "not doing enough" to curb greenhouse gases responsible for global warming.
Some of the impacts of climate change are irreversible, according to a landmark assessment approved by the 195-nation Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
The report was set to conclude that global warming and pollution caused by humanity's carbon-heavy footprint are ravaging Earth's oceans and icy regions in ways that could unleash even more misery on a global scale.
African nations have for years called for more money from rich countries to help them combat global warming and integrate climate risks into their long-term economic planning - and that plea will be heard in New York again this week.
Youths gathered at at the Youth Climate Summit at United Nations HQ by demanding radical moves to fight climate change.
The teenager, who is taking a year off from high school, received a standing ovation from students at The George Washington University in the US capital where the ceremony was held.
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