Brazil has deployed thousands of soldiers to protect the Amazon as the government mounts an early response to surging deforestation in the run-up to the high season for forest fires.
The world’s biggest wealth fund was built on Norway’s oil and gas production revenue. Now, the fund is taking a stand against global warming by excluding some of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies from its portfolio.
A global data enterprise suggested in a post published last week by a US think tank that the share of abjectly poor Kenyans will drop from nearly 21 percent to 4.3 percent in 2030.
Germany is testing a eHighway system with a hybrid truck receiving power from cables to keep it from using its combustion engine.
The Church of Ireland has voted to exclude fully companies with a turnover of greater than 10 percent from fossil fuel production, by 2022.
The company said its aim is to deliver the “most inclusive” green funding in the market, providing businesses with discounted lending to help them invest in measures that curb environmental impacts and boost productivity.