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Written by: Kimberly White  Restoring one of the world's rarest habitats could prevent the release of 394 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.  Peatlands are a type of wetland created when decaying...
Written by: Kimberly White Climate Week NYC will take place as scheduled in September.  The Climate Group announced that despite COVID-19, Climate Week NYC will still take place as planned. However,...
Written by: Kimberly White  Universities from around the globe have joined together to form a new global alliance to tackle the climate crisis.  Facilitated by the University of New South Wales...
Written by: Kimberly White The UN Climate Change Conference has officially been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Originally set to take place in Glasgow this November, COP26 will be...
Written by: Kimberly White New research spearheaded by Conservation International has identified key land areas in need of protection to avoid catastrophic climate change. Published in the journal Nature Climate Change, the study examined...
Written by: Kimberly White The government of New Zealand is pledging $2 million to help relocate Fijian communities displaced by the climate crisis.  Fiji is comprised of 300 islands and is...
Written by: Kimberly White  UBS Group will no longer fund new offshore oil projects in the Arctic. The Swiss bank also announced it would not provide financing for new thermal coal mines or oil...
Written by: Kimberly White JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo will no longer fund oil and gas drilling in the Arctic, including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.  The announcements come on the...
Written by: Kimberly White Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced that he is committing $10 billion to help tackle the climate crisis through the launch of the Bezos Earth Fund.  “Climate...
Written by: Kimberly White  The UK government is phasing out petrol, diesel, and hybrid cars by 2035. The sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be banned as of 2035. After...

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