Tag: climate change

China will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad, says Xi Jinping at UNGA

United Nations: Chinese leader Xi Jinping said on Tuesday (September 21) that China would not build new coal-fired power projects abroad, using his address at the United Nations General Assembly to add to pledges to deal with climate change. Xi provided no details, but depending on how the policy is implemented, the move could significantly […]

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Jeff Bezos pledges $1 billion toward preserving 30% of Earth’s land and sea

Jeff Bezos on Monday pledged to give $1 billion to global conservation efforts, as part of a $10 billion effort to battle climate change. In a statement, the Bezos Earth Fund said the $1 billion will play a key role in carrying out the “30×30” commitment — protecting 30% of the planet’s land and sea […]

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Jeff Bezos pledges $1 billion to conservation efforts

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces the co-founding of The Climate Pledge at the National Press Club on September 19, 2019, in Washington. Paul Morigi | Getty Images | Amazon Jeff Bezos on Monday pledged to give away $1 billion in grants this year with a focus on conservation efforts. The pledge comes through the Bezos […]

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इंग्लैंड और स्कॉटलैंड के तट पर सैंकड़ों समुद्री पक्षी पाए गए भूखे और मृत, जानिए क्या है मामला

पूर्वोत्तर इंग्लैंड और स्कॉटलैंड के तट पर सैंकड़ों समुद्री पक्षी मृत और भूखे पाए गए हैं. ब्रिटेन का पारिस्थितिकी और जल विज्ञान केंद्र मौत के कारण की जांच कर रहा है. उसने कहा है कि ज्यादातर पक्षी गिलमॉट्स थे. गिलमॉट्स के अलावा, रेजरबिल, पफिन और किटीवाक्स भी बड़े पैमाने पर प्रभावित हुए हैं. कुछ विशेषज्ञों […]

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Wildfires, floods, droughts: Global warming on Earth heads towards ‘catastrophic’ levels, reports UN

New Delhi: The planet is heading towards a 2.7 degrees Celsius warmer Earth which is above the pre-industrial levels, as per a global emissions targets report by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. A similar report in August showed global temperature warming to nearly 1.2 degrees. Scientists opine that countries need to slash 45% […]

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US President Joe Biden urges nations to cut methane emissions to fight back climate change

Washington: US President Joe Biden urged world leaders on Friday (September 17) to join the United States and European Union in a pledge to cut methane emissions, hoping to build momentum before an international summit on climate change begins next month. Biden made the remarks during a virtual meeting of the Major Economies Forum (MEF), […]

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At least half of climate finance must be spent on helping countries adapt to climate change, says UN Secretary General

An iceberg is seen at the shore of a graveyard in Nuuk, Greenland, September 13, 2021. Hannibal Hanschke | REUTERS To mitigate the effects of climate change, the world will have to spend at least 50 percent of total climate finance on adaptation, such as shoring up land at risk from sea level rise and […]

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Democrats call on oil companies to testify on climate disinformation

Fuel prices on a sign at a BP gas station in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images The House Oversight Committee on Thursday expanded its investigation into the fossil fuel industry’s involvement in spreading disinformation about the role fossil fuels play in causing climate change. Committee Chairwoman […]

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