Noting the climate, economic, jobs and health benefits it would bring, Canada, China, Chile, Finland, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden agreed to work collaboratively to grow zero-emission commercial vehicle manufacturing, infrastructure and deployment at home and globally.
Dictionary.com is making major changes to more than 15,000 of its definitions, from capitalising Black to updating entries about sexual orientation, aiming to foreground people over “clinical language”.
The portal provides a snapshot of the state of sustainable development around the world, enable users to obtain GIS training and resources, and teaches people around the world to use the data to drive action on the 2030 SDGs agenda.
A new alliance of climate research groups called the Climate TRACE Coalition has launched an effort to make real-time carbon emissions tracking a reality. They’re aiming to have it ready for COP26 in November 2021.
Greta Thunberg has launched an open letter signed by thousands of activists and celebrities, and hundreds of scientists demanding global leaders take measurable, immediate action to genuinely tackle the climate crisis.
Tide Turners, launched in 2019 by the UN Environment Programme encourages young people to alter their attitude towards plastic consumption and spark behavioral change in their communities.
According to Norwegian energy consultancy DNV GL, global oil demand and carbon dioxide emissions probably peaked in 2019 as the COVID-19 pandemic will have a lasting impact on both.
Thousands of researchers and STEM professionals, including two prominent scientific journals, have vowed to not partake in business as usual on Wednesday as an act of solidarity with ongoing protests against racial injustice.
A group of 155 companies representing a combined market capitalization of USD 2.4 trillion have signed a statement urging governments to align their COVID-19 economic aid and recovery efforts with the latest climate science.
The institutions represent a variety of faiths, including those from Catholic, Methodist, Buddhist, Quaker, Baptist, and Anglican traditions and over $1 billion in assets. The coalition is urging governments to focus on a just, low-carbon future following the COVID-19 pandemic.