Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Courtesy of UN News Centre Header image: UN Photo/Cia Pak: To mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, a 10-minute film introducing the Sustainable Development Goals is projected onto the UN Headquarters,...
Written by: Kimberly White  The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it will phase out financing for fossil fuel projects by 2021. The EIB is the world's largest multilateral financial institution, providing approximately...
Written by: Rebecca Willis If targets were enough to beat the climate crisis, we would have cause for celebration. The UK, Norway, Sweden and France have written a target...
Written by: Kimberly White Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced his plans to join the U.S. Climate Alliance. The U.S. Climate Alliance was formed in 2017 in response to the announcement...
Written by: Annah Piggott-McKellar, Karen Elizabeth McNamara, and Patrick D. Nunn The original Fijian village of Vunidogoloa is abandoned. Houses, now dilapidated, remain overgrown with vegetation. Remnants of an...
Written by: Børge Brende and Ivan Duque The need to transform the relationship between cities and nature has become ever more urgent. Over half of the world’s population lives in cities, with an estimated 1.5 million...
Written by: Kimberly White  The City of Petaluma, California, is cracking down on fossil fuels. In an effort to curb emissions and accelerate the city’s climate goals, the Petaluma City Council unanimously passed a...
Written by: Kimberly White  Endurance athlete Michael Haddad has set out to highlight the devastating impacts of climate change in the Arctic. Haddad is attempting to walk 100 kilometers across the North Pole. 
Written by: Kimberly White BP has announced it will cut oil and gas production 40 percent over the next decade.  The announcement follows the oil giant's reported $16.8 billion quarterly loss....
Written by: Kimberly White NASA has created a new role to achieve the agency’s climate science objectives set out by the current U.S. Administration. The space agency has established the role of senior climate...

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