13 May 2021
The price of Bitcoin took a tumble after Elon Musk said Tesla would no longer be accepting the cryptocurrency as a payment method. Musk raised concerns about the climate impact of Bitcoin mining.
13 May 2021
The 2030 targets are a "gigantic" task that will push the export-reliant economy to hasten its phase-out of coal-fired power plants and cars that run on fossil fuels.
8 May 2021
Recent pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions fail to account for the rich world's historical carbon debt to poorer ones.
1 May 2021
Environmental champion Greta Thunberg assails powerful politicians for "ignoring" climate change, as she demands an end to fossil fuel subsidies and implored the current generation of leaders to take the crisis more seriously. "How long do you honestly believe people in power like you will get away with it?" the Swedish activist said via videolink in a biting rebuke to a US House panel.
24 Apr 2021
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says in an interview with AFP that US President Biden must show he is serious and committed to re-engaging the US in the fight against climate change, ahead of a virtual climate summit hosted by Biden on April 22 for Earth Day.
17 Apr 2021
Heavier rains that wash away crops could worsen hunger for a country in which farming makes up 20% of the economy.
12 Mar 2021
US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24 at the US embassy in Paris. Kerry is on a trip to Europe to relaunch Washington's commitment to the fight against climate change. He said that with the election of Joe Biden, the US is ready to make up for its "inexcusable absence" over the past four years on the climate change issue under Donald Trump. Kerry expressed hope that the coming years will be "the decade of decision and the decade of action", but warned that "all countries need to do better".
30 Jan 2021
President Joe Biden says the United States must lead the global response to the climate crisis, as he prepares to sign a raft of orders aimed at curbing rising temperatures and to announce a climate summit in April.
22 Jan 2021
Over the next five years, 26-year-old Delband Rawanduzi and her volunteers aim to plant one million oaks to repopulate forests in Iraqi Kurdistan depleted by war, illegal logging and fires. The resilient trees can endure both the cold of northern Iraq and the dry spells of one of the world's hottest countries.
18 Sep 2020
The Global Center on Adaptation works with both the public and private sector as a broker to speed up action and support adaptation solutions in a bid to build a more climate-resilient future for the world. Patrick Verkooijen the CEO and Chair of the Executive Board of the Global Center on Adaptation joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole and Kayode Akindele, Partner at TIA Capital to discuss their plans for Africa as they launch their regional office in Africa.
12 Sep 2020
As the US faces wildfires and storms, climate change remains one of the most divisive topics among voters. Yet despite the high stakes, so far, it has played a minor role in the upcoming election.
5 Sep 2020
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