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Written by: Kimberly White  Activists, campaigners, and movement leaders from more than 140 countries have come together to declare a state of emergency for people and the planet. The alliance of more than 2,000 activists backed an open letter signed...
Written by: Kimberly White  Microsoft has announced an ambitious new goal to reduce and remove its carbon footprint. The tech giant has pledged to remove more carbon emissions than it creates and become carbon negative by 2030. Microsoft aims to...
Written by: Kimberly White The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has set out on an ambitious new project to tackle the climate crisis. EDF has teamed up with Ball Aerospace to design and build MethaneSAT, a satellite engineered to measure methane...
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...
Written by: Kimberly White  Prince William has announced a new initiative to solve the world’s greatest environmental problems. The Earthshot Prize aims to refocus global attention on finding solutions to issues impacting the planet.  The Royal Foundation revealed that the inspiration...
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: 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  The UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) has officially begun. Over the next two weeks, more than 25,000 representatives from 200 countries will come together in Madrid for the conference. UN Secretary-General António Guterres urges leaders to...
Written by: Kimberly White Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has been named the United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance. The United Nations announced Carney’s appointment ahead of COP25 beginning December 2nd in Madrid.  As the Special Envoy,...
Written by: Kimberly White  Countries from around the world have pledged more than $9.7 billion to replenish the Green Climate Fund (GCF).  The Green Climate Fund was established in 2010 by the 194 countries who are parties to the United Nations...
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