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Written by: Coline Jaworski, Benoît Geslin, and Catherine Fernandez Coffee, apples, honey – were it not for the precious work of pollinators, countless things that we eat and drink would not exist, totalling more than 30% of global food production. Most...
Written by: Kimberly White Goldman Sachs has announced a $750 billion pledge to sustainable finance initiatives that combat climate change. The $750 billion will be dispersed over the next decade and focus on financing, investing, and advising activity related to...
Courtesy of Yale Climate Connections Written by: Samantha Harrington and Sarah Kennedy People worried about global warming often want their leaders to enact ambitious climate policies. A recent study suggests that electing female politicians can help make that happen. Astghik Mavisakalyan is an economics...
Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Augusta Dwyer A new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit is making some dire predictions about the effects of climate change on the global economy. Its writers say that, by 2050, they “expect the global economy to be 3...
Written by: Joe Curnow and Anjali Helferty Greta Thunberg made history again this month when she was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. The 16-year-old has become the face of youth climate action, going from a lone child sitting outside...
Written by: Kimberly White New Zealand lawmakers have passed landmark legislation committing to carbon neutrality. The Zero Carbon Act received substantial cross-party support and was passed nearly unanimously with 119 votes to 1.  The Zero Carbon Act is the most recent...
Written by: Filippos Proedrou Efforts to tackle climate change often focus on international agreements and the actions of large countries such as the US and China. But most of the world’s countries or autonomous states have fewer than 10m people. What...
Written by: Maria Tanyag and Jacqui True The COP25 climate meeting in Madrid concluded over the weekend. As in past meetings, the talks failed to make much progress on international climate action. And again, the views and needs of women...
Written by: Kimberly White  Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger have joined forces to fight the climate crisis and inspire action around the world.   On December 2nd, the pair launched World War Zero, a...
Written by: Kimberly White  Renowned media organization, TED, has announced a new global collaboration to spur climate action. During the first week of COP25, TED unveiled Countdown.  Named for the necessary reduction to zero net greenhouse gas emissions, the goal of...
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