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The world’s richest man Jeff Bezos has pledged $10bn to help fight climate change, as reported by BBC. The money would finance work by scientists, activists and other groups. Writing on his Instagram account, Mr Bezos said the fund would begin distributing money this summer. «I want to work alongside others both to amplify known […]
Ocean temperatures hit record high The heat in the world’s oceans reached a new record level in 2019, showing “irrefutable and accelerating” heating of the planet, states The Gurdian. The world’s oceans are the clearest measure of the climate emergency because they absorb more than 90% of the heat trapped by the greenhouse gases, which […]
Microsoft has pledged to remove «all of the carbon» from the environment that it has emitted since the company was founded in 1975, as reported by BBC. Chief executive Satya Nadella said he wanted to achieve the goal by 2050. To do so, the company aims to become «carbon negative» by 2030. This means that […]
About half a million people took part in the March for Climate in Madrid. The action was timed to coincide with the 25th conference of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, which started on December 2 in Madrid, and will last until December 13. It was joined by a Swedish schoolgirl and activist Greta […]
The UN expects the current decade to be the hottest in history This was stated by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), reports DW. According to WMO, as of the end of October, the average world temperature was 1.1 degrees Celsius higher than at the end of the pre-industrial era and at the end […]
By 2100: UN Secretary General has outlined a mission to save the planet At the United Nations Climate Conference in Madrid, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has identified clear tasks for saving the planet. «We need to cut greenhouse emissions by 45% by 2030; reach carbon neutrality by 2050; and limit temperature rise to 1.5 rise […]
Climate change: COP25 island nation in ‘fight to death’ Political leaders and climate diplomats are meeting in Madrid for two weeks of talks amid a growing sense of crisis. This conference of the parties, or COP25, was due to be held in Chile but was canceled by the government due to weeks of civil disturbances.
On 1 December the updated European Commission became operational, reports the press service. On November 27 The European Parliament approved the composition of the European Commission, headed by Germany’s defense ex-minister Ursula von der Leyen. «Europe is not just a treasure we inherit. Europe is a promise. Europe is future. Europe is something that we […]
The European Union will spend 21% of the budget to beat climate change Next year’s EU budget will focus on supporting the economic growth and competitiveness of the European economy, as well as on achieving other EU priorities, in particular in areas such as security and migration management.
The resolution, approved by 429 votes to 225, calls on the European Commission to develop appropriate legislative and budgetary proposals in order to limit global warming to below 1.5 °C. MEP Pascal Canfin, who initiated the move, said it made Europe «the first continent to declare a climate and environmental emergency». In a separate resolution, […]