A ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars will be brought forward by eight years to 2032, MPs say.
The Trump administration has cut funding for infectious disease research and reduced high-level staffing for global health security, leaving the nation less prepared for major outbreaks.
Source: The Trump administration has made the U.S. less ready for infectious disease outbreaks like coronavirus : The Conversation
Vanessa Nakate was excised from image, which also featured Greta Thunberg, ‘purely on composition grounds’ says Associated Press
Teen ecological lobbyist Greta Thunberg coached Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Thursday after he claimed she needs an university degree in business economics before he’ll condescend to take her seriously regarding environment adjustment. “It doesn’t take a college degree in economics to realise that our remaining 1,5° carbon budget and ongoing fossil fuel subsidies and investments […]
The data is a closely watched indicator of the Earth’s changing climate, particularly as projections for future years anticipate the trend to continue.
A new study lays out a road map for protecting and restoring 50% of Earth’s surface, targeted to preserve biodiversity and maximize natural removal of carbon from the atmosphere.
Source: To solve climate change and biodiversity loss, we need a Global Deal for Nature : the Conversation
Some have started to frame Thunberg’s activism in messianistic terms – and this can serve as fodder for climate deniers.
Source: The dangers of depicting Greta Thunberg as a prophet : The Conversation
Sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg was named TIME magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year for her work as an environmental activist and advocate. Thunberg is the youngest person to receive this recognition. Donald Trump, who was a finalist for the position, and who himself was dubbed Person of the Year in 2016, responded to Thunberg’s cover in a manner suggesting that he, not Greta, is the teenager in this equation. After TIME’s cover was revealed, Trump took to Twitter to mock Thunberg and suggest that she seek anger management and watch a movie with a friend.
One of southern Africa’s biggest tourist attractions has seen an unprecedented decline this dry season, fuelling climate change fears
As climate change causes sea levels in Venice — and across the planet — to inch higher, scientists say catastrophic floods could become more severe and more frequent.