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Written by: Kimberly White The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) has appointed climate law and policy expert Dr. Ian Fry as the world's first Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate...
Written by: Kimberly White  International superstars, politicians, NGOs, and businesses have come together in a global campaign calling on people to kick off 2021 by going vegan for January. Jane Goodall, Sir Paul McCartney, Evanna Lynch, and more than 100...
Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Grace Susetyo More than 11,000 scientists worldwide signed a paper published by the journal BioScience on Tuesday, raising the alarm that the planet is facing a climate emergency and urging action. Scientists from more than 150 countries signed...
Written by: Rishika Pardikar Wildlife and open-canopy ecosystems like grasslands are rarely a part of discussions surrounding climate change mitigation. Now, a new review points to interactions between wild herbivores and vegetation to show how restoration efforts could be optimized by aligning...
Written by: YCC Team Pope Francis called upon the world to reduce global warming in a 2015 letter known as Laudato Si’. Now the Vatican has launched an online platform to help inspire and guide Catholics who are ready to act. Any...
Written by: Kimberly White  China has pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060. In a shocking move, President Xi Jinping unveiled the nation’s long-term climate goals during the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.  President Xi called for a...
Written by: Aida Cuní Sanchez, Martin Sullivan, and Phil Platts Tropical forests are well known for being the “lungs” of our planet. Through photosynthesis, the trees in these forests produce oxygen and remove enormous amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, helping to mitigate...
Written by: Kimberly White  Amazon has launched its $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund. Through the fund, Amazon aims to bolster the development of sustainable technologies to help companies achieve carbon neutrality.  The Climate Pledge Fund will invest in companies from a...
Written by: Kimberly White  The Egyptian government has chosen Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry to lead this year's UN Climate Change Conference. Egypt's Minister of Environment, Dr. Yasmine Fouad, will take on the role of COP27 Ministerial Coordinator and...
Written by: Kimberly White Mayor London Breed has announced a new plan to curb San Francisco’s carbon footprint. On Earth Day, Mayor Breed shared a plan to transition private commercial buildings of 50,000sqft and larger to 100% renewable electricity. The...
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