When it comes to climate change, our plan is clear, said Ms. Ardern, a member of the center-left Labor Party. We are committed to the goal of becoming a net zero emissions economy by 2050.
Two months after New York’s Mayor announced he was suing oil companies for their role in climate change, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has revealed he intends to do the same, stating oil companies are “knowingly killing people.”
Pledge 2025 will help the bank align its activity to a 2ºC Scenario and strike a balance between sustainable energy and fossil fuel investments and is based on three lines of action: financing, management and engagement.
The group, called Students for Carbon Dividends, also includes Democratic students and environmental groups from ivy leagues like Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. And it supports one specific climate change policy that calls for taxing carbon emissions.
The fund – to which countries have pledged more than $10 billion – adopted a landmark policy to protect indigenous people who often live in or near forests, where the fund plans to back conservation projects.
A new $25.5 million project from UN Environment and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will protect Gambia’s natural landscape from the increasingly damaging effects of climate change.
Faced with the looming prospect of entire islands disappearing under rising sea levels, New Zealand is designing the world’s first climate change refugee visa program.
Lloyd’s of London, the world’s oldest insurance market, has become the latest financial firm to announce that it plans to stop investing in coal companies.
One creative enterprise is reaching back over 3,000 years for a solution, borrowing an architectural technique from the ancient Nubian civilization of latter-day Sudan to offer superior homes at minimal cost.
The United States and China, the world’s biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, have announced they will formally ratify the Paris climate change agreement in a move campaigners immediately hailed as a significant advance in the battle against global warming.