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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 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 change is the biggest threat to our planet. I want...
Written by: Kimberly White Amazon has announced a new plan to aid in the battle against the climate crisis. Prior to the UN Climate Action Summit in September, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the global shopping giant’s ambitious new goal-...
Written by: Kimberly White In 2010, Norway and Indonesia joined together for a climate and forest partnership to support Indonesia’s efforts to reduce emissions caused by deforestation. Norway pledged to support Indonesia with up to $1 billion USD....
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 the ban comes into effect, only...
Written by: Kimberly White  Mayors from around the globe are committing to reduce meat consumption in their cities. Mayors from 14 cities signed the C40 Good Food Cities Declaration at the C40 World Mayors Summit during October in Copenhagen.  By signing...
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 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 home to nearly one million people. The Pacific nation is...
Written by: Kimberly White Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has announced his plans to join the U.S. Climate Alliance. Earlier this month, Governor Sisolak accepted the invitation to join the bipartisan Alliance from Governors Cuomo, Inslee, and Newsom. “Climate leadership is...
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 heels of similar commitments made by Goldman Sachs and BlackRock.  JPMorgan...
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