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U.S. envoy wants pope to attend climate conference, sway debate

Pope Francis has the moral authority to sway public opinion over global warming and might attend the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Scotland, U.S. President Joe Biden’s climate envoy John Kerry said on Saturday. COP26 is being held in Glasgow in November and could accelerate measures by the…

Carbon emissions drop across Europe in 2020 – Eurostat

Carbon emissions from use of fossil fuels fell across the European Union last year, the bloc’s statistics office estimated on Friday, citing COVID-19 restrictions that shut down travel and factories across the region. CO2 emissions from the combustion of fossil fuels – such as oil, coal and natural gas –…

JPMorgan Chase Targets More Than $2.5 Trillion over 10 Years to Advance Climate Action and Sustainable Development

JPMorgan Chase aims to finance and facilitate more than $2.5 trillion over 10 years – beginning this year through the end of 2030 – to advance long-term solutions that address climate change and contribute to sustainable development. The firm will bring together its capital and expertise to help clients, customers…

Facebook’s New Target in the Misinformation War: Climate Lies

In the midst of the heated U.S. presidential race last summer, with hypercharged scrutiny of partisan propaganda on social media, Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg received a letter from a group of U.S. senators led by Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren that had nothing to do with elections. They…

UN insists on a greater commitment to climate change.

United Nations, Mar 26 (Prensa Latina) In an increasingly worrying context about climate change and devastating aftermaths, the World Climate Day (WCD) is today the best opportunity to draw attention to these issues. This date, declared in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in 1992, seeks to raise awareness…

Going carbon neutral, China embraces crucial years on emission control.

BEIJING, March 18 (Xinhua) The 2021-2025 period will be crucial for China to control carbon emission as the country reiterates its carbon emission peak and carbon neutrality goals in its new development agenda, experts say. Commenting on a high-profile meeting earlier this week, Chang Jiwen, a researcher on resources and…

China is determined to win tough battle for carbon neutrality.

BEIJING, March 16 (Xinhua) — Peaking carbon emissions by 2030 and realizing carbon neutrality by 2060 are tough battles that China is determined to win. Reducing carbon emissions was one of the important topics covered by the ninth meeting of the Central Committee for Financial and Economic Affairs on Monday.…

Climate change impacts indigenous regions and provinces in Panama

Panama, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) The Ngäbe-Bugle, Guna Yala and Embera indigenous regions and Bocas del Toro, Veraguas, Los Santos and Darien provinces currently stand out as the most vulnerable sites to climate change in Panama. According to a national study presented this week, some of these regions show a…

India is turning to ‘green hydrogen’ in a bid to decarbonize its economy

The potential of green hydrogen in India was highlighted by a recent report from The Energy and Resources Institute, which is based in New Delhi. Judging by remarks from those in power, it could well play an important role in the country’s future. India’s newfound focus on “green hydrogen” has…