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Greta Thunberg to testify in Congress on Earth Day

Greta Thunberg to testify in Congress on Earth Day The testimony will occur as President Joe Biden hosts a climate change summit with 40 world leaders. Teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will testify before Congress at an Earth Day hearing on Thur...

A Tale of 2 Climate Migrants

A Tale of 2 Climate Migrants The United States has done more to fuel climate migration than any other country on Earth, and yet it does not always welcome climate migrants Climate change is fueling longer dry spells, bigger floods, and more violent storms acro...

Apple’s $200 million fund aims to fight climate change and boost business

Apple’s $200 million fund aims to fight climate change and boost business New York (CNN Business)Apple has announced a $200 million investment fund designed to remove carbon emissions from the atmosphere and support sustainable forestry — and to genera...

Climate change is making your allergies worse

Climate change is making your allergies worse The annual pollenocalypse is here. From Maine to Alabama, clouds of allergens like pollen are wafting over cities, leaving millions of people with watery eyes, headaches, and rashes. 2021 is shaping up to be yet an...

The Unexpected Ways Climate Change is Reshaping College Education

The Unexpected Ways Climate Change is Reshaping College Education In 2018, Scott McAulay had a “Wizard of Oz moment.” He was a final-year architecture student at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland when the U.N. published a report warning that the wo...

Climate Change Is Affecting Mental Health ? Here’s What You Can Do About It

Climate Change Is Affecting Mental Health — Here’s What You Can Do About It Humans aren’t well-equipped to deal with such a dangerous existential threat over a long period of time. When Sandy Rosenthal and her husband heard that Hurricane Katrina was on ...

Southeast Asia’s largest bank DBS to phase out thermal coal financing

Southeast Asia’s largest bank DBS to phase out thermal coal financing Singapore bank DBS Group (DBSM.SI) said on Friday it would phase out financing for customers that derived revenue from thermal coal and had committed to zero exposure to the sector by ...

Changes in migratory bird patterns likely caused by climate change, study finds

Changes in migratory bird patterns likely caused by climate change, study finds Capital News Service Migratory bird patterns are shifting as temperatures increase in North America, leaving birds to find new sources of food and adjust to the warmer climate, acc...

The ongoing search for the perfect climate change metaphor

The ongoing search for the perfect climate change metaphor When scientists, environmentalists and marketers talk about climate change, they often do it metaphorically. The atmosphere is a kind of greenhouse. Carbon dioxide is like a heat-trapping blanket. Clim...

The Story Behind TIME’s ‘Climate Is Everything’ Cover

The Story Behind TIME’s ‘Climate Is Everything’ Cover To illustrate the dramatic effects of climate change on our interconnected world for the April 26 issue of TIME, we turned the cover canvas over to “an artist who paints without a paintb...

JPMorgan pledges $2.5 trillion over the next decade toward climate change

JPMorgan pledges $2.5 trillion over the next decade toward climate change JPMorgan Chase said Thursday it will commit more than $2.5 trillion over the next decade toward long-term solutions that tackle climate action and contribute to sustainable development. ...

Carbon tax could help Asian countries hit climate targets: IMF

Carbon tax could help Asian countries hit climate targets: IMF WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A carbon price that starts low and rises steadily could help Asian countries reach their targets under the Paris climate accord over the next decade, the head of the In...

As climate change threatens world peace, Japan must face up to risk

As climate change threatens world peace, Japan must face up to risk Suga needs to work with Biden on security strategies that include global warming TOKYO — Almost a decade ago, then-President Barack Obama’s White House cited climate change as a &#...

Asia Minute: Storms and Climate Change in Indonesia

Asia Minute: Storms and Climate Change in Indonesia A powerful tropical cyclone cut its way across the Asia Pacific last week. Indonesia was hit particularly hard, and scientists there say climate change played a role. Ten tropical cyclones have hit land in In...

New Zealand introduces climate change law for financial firms in world first

New Zealand introduces climate change law for financial firms in world first SYDNEY (Reuters) -New Zealand has become the first country to introduce a law that will require banks, insurers and investment managers to report the impacts of climate change on thei...

We have no clue how climate change will affect most land mammals

We have no clue how climate change will affect most land mammals We’ve only studied the effects of climate change for around one percent of all mammals. At this point, you might think we understand how climate change will impact the planet pretty thoroug...

Climate Change and Terrorism

Climate Change and Terrorism Climate change is a defining global issue of our time. In a recent address to the UN Security Council, John Kerry, the U.S. presidential envoy for climate, remarked that climate change is “the challenge of all of our generations....

Britain wants in-person ‘COP26’ climate change summit this year

Britain wants in-person ‘COP26’ climate change summit this year LONDON (Reuters) -Britain is working hard to make sure it will host an in-person United Nations’ Climate Change Conference, known as COP26, in November and there is no desire to post...

Citing grave threat, Scientific American replaces ‘climate change’ with ‘climate emergency’

Citing grave threat, Scientific American replaces ‘climate change’ with ‘climate emergency’ Scientific American magazine announced Monday that it would stop using the term “climate change” in articles about man-made global w...

Banks Can Suffer Financial Losses From Physical And Transition Climate Change Risk Drivers

Banks Can Suffer Financial Losses From Physical And Transition Climate Change Risk Drivers The physical and transition climate change risk drivers are likely to generate significant costs and financial losses for banks and the banking system globally. Both ban...

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