The new Green mayor of Budapest added his city to the growing list of capitals to have declared climate emergencies.
Under a new law, all state schools will dedicate around an hour a week to sustainability and climate change issues from the beginning of the next academic year.
Governments of 27 countries across the world have pledged $9.8 billion to the Green Climate Fund to help poor nations tackle climate change.
More than 2,000 scientists from more than 40 countries wrote in an open letter that “solid, incontrovertible evidence” supports climate campaigners’ grave concerns.
An estimated four million protesters in over 150 countries marched in the youth led global climate strike.
The strike, which begins three days before the U.N. Climate Summit, hopes to put pressure on politicians and policy makers to combat climate change.
Shanghai-based energy technology manufacturer Envision has joined the global RE100 initiative committing to be powered by 100% electricity by 2025.
The act will include tighter restrictions on the use of plastics, a framework for Fiji to reduce its emissions to net-zero by 2050, the introduction of a carbon credits scheme, and more.
A new law signed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sets the nation’s most aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions.
The lawsuit alleges that since RWE has produced an roughly 0.47% of GHG emitted by industry, it should be liable to pay an equivalent of the costs.
The decision makes Sydney the first major city in Australia to declare a climate emergency, but nearly the 660th to do so worldwide.
The fund will deliver up to $218 million in its first year (2019-2020), funded from the Canadian federal carbon pollution pricing system.
Greenpeace’s Opinium Poll revealed that 63% of the British public think that we are in a climate emergency with 64% placing the blame with the government.
“We, the undersigned 6,034* Amazon employees, ask that you adopt the climate plan shareholder resolution and release a company-wide climate plan that incorporates the principles outlined in this letter.”
World Bank Group is providing USD$22.5 billion to Africa for climate mitigation and adaptation across five years beginning with 2021, adding to the $17 billion already committed through the Africa Climate Business Plan.
1.5 million students from all over the world took to the streets on March to demand governments for stronger political action on our current climate crisis.
New research shows that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in a group of 18 developed economies including France, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, and Denmark which together represents 28% of global emissions – are declining.
The government estimates that the project, which will run until 2050, will eventually remove 18 million tons of greenhouse gases per years.
In the declaration, the five countries commit to step up ambition by 2020, enhance their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for the Sustainable Development Goals, and intensify their cooperation.
Following in the footsteps of Greta Thunberg, school children across the UK have gone on strike for climate change. A new initiative called ‘Fridays for Future’ has been introduced, this will mean that students will strike every Friday until the government respond with an appropriate action.
Thousands of students skipped school for the third week in a row and more than 30,000 swamped the center of Brussels to demand better protection of the world’s climate.
More than 1.8 million people worldwide have signed a petition from environmental groups to sue the French government for failing to take sufficient action on the matter.
What if we took out more greenhouse gases than we put into the atmosphere? This hypothetical scenario, known as “drawdown,” is our only hope of averting climate disaster, says strategist Chad Frischmann.
The World Bank said the move represented a significantly ramped up ambition to tackle climate change, sending an important signal to the wider global community to do the same.
The European Union has set targets for 2030 of cutting emissions by 40%. Now it says it plans to go much further again by becoming climate neutral by 2050.