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Biden Invites 40 World Leaders to Climate Summit

Biden Invites 40 World Leaders to Climate Summit

  WASHINGTON, DC, March 28, 2021 (ENS) – President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leaders to participate in a virtual Leaders Summit on Climate he will host on Earth Day April 22 and on the following day April 23, fulfilling a promise...

 

Canada’s Top Court Upholds Trudeau’s Carbon Tax

Canada’s Top Court Upholds Trudeau’s Carbon Tax

  OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, March 25, 2021 (ENS) – In a political win for Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Supreme Court of Canada today ruled that the Liberal Government’s carbon tax law is constitutional because...

 

Russian Tanker First to Sail Arctic Sea Route in Winter

Russian Tanker First to Sail Arctic Sea Route in Winter

  ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, February 22, 2021 (ENS) – The Arctic’s icy Northern Sea Route is melting, allowing the Russian icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie to complete her experimental round trip voyage across the...

 

America Rejoins World Accord to Limit Climate Crisis

America Rejoins World Accord to Limit Climate Crisis

  NEW YORK, New York, February 21, 2021 (ENS) – The community of nations welcomed the United States back into the Paris Climate Accord on Friday with the approval of American conservationists, politicians on both sides of the aisle...

 

Changing Climate Top Threat to Natural World Heritage

Changing Climate Top Threat to Natural World Heritage

  GLAND, Switzerland, February 17, 2021 (ENS) – Climate change is now the biggest threat to natural World Heritage sites with their incomparable landscapes, rare ecological processes, critical habitat and exceptional biodiversity,...

 

Youth Climate Case Headed for U.S. Supreme Court

Youth Climate Case Headed for U.S. Supreme Court

  EUGENE, Oregon, February 10, 2021 (ENS) – The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, without explanation, today denied the request of 21 young people to have a full panel of the court hear their climate case against the U.S. Government. “We...

 

President Biden: It’s Time to Act on ‘Climate Crisis’

President Biden: It’s Time to Act on ‘Climate Crisis’

  WASHINGTON, DC, January 28, 2021 (ENS) – “Today is Climate Day at the White House, which means that today is Jobs Day at the White House,” President Joe Biden told reporters Wednesday morning. “We’re talking...

 

Seaweed-Loving Crabs Help Restore Caribbean Corals

Seaweed-Loving Crabs Help Restore Caribbean Corals

  MIAMI, Florida, January 28, 2021 (ENS) – With the dangers of climate change increasing at a rapid rate, Caribbean coral reefs are in decline, overcome by seaweed. Now scientists think that they have found a solution for the infested...

 

Emergency or Not? Peoples’ Climate Vote Polls 1.2 Million

Emergency or Not? Peoples’ Climate Vote Polls 1.2 Million

  NEW YORK, New York, January 27, 2021 (ENS) – “Urgent climate action has broad support amongst people around the globe, across nationalities, age, gender and education levels,” declared United Nations Development Programme...

 

World Leaders Reach for Climate Adaptation Strategies

World Leaders Reach for Climate Adaptation Strategies

  THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, January 26, 2021 (ENS) – As Earth’s climate heats up, a new international coalition is forming to tackle the impacts of global climate change, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday. Johnson...

 

Teens Press Climate Cases in Courts Across the World

Teens Press Climate Cases in Courts Across the World

  EUGENE, Oregon, January 25, 2021 (ENS) – Climate change is worsening by the year, threatening to make the planet unliveable for people now in their teens and early twenties. Because government actions are often at the root of climate...

 

President Joe Biden Protects Environment on Day One

President Joe Biden Protects Environment on Day One

  WASHINGTON, DC, January 20, 2021 (ENS) – “A cry for survival comes from the planet itself, a cry that can’t be any more desperate or any more clear,” President Joe Biden declared today in his Inaugural Address...

 

Biden’s Green Team Takes Shape With Race, Gender Firsts

Biden’s Green Team Takes Shape With Race, Gender Firsts

  WASHINGTON, DC, January 13, 2021 (ENS) – President-elect Joe Biden, who takes office on January 20 at noon, has nominated a team of seasoned environmental leaders to fill his Cabinet in positions that will impact the Earth’s...

 

$100 Million for a More Sustainable Fashion Industry

$100 Million for a More Sustainable Fashion Industry

  STOCKHOLM, Sweden, December 21, 2020 (ENS) – Two fashion organizations, one on each side of the globe – the nonprofit H&M Foundation in Stockholm and the government of Hong Kong’s Research Institute of Textiles and...

 

Largest Coal-fired Power Plant in U.S. West Demolished

Largest Coal-fired Power Plant in U.S. West Demolished

  PAGE, Arizona, December 19, 2020 (ENS) – For 45 years the Navajo Generating Station was the largest coal-fired power plant in the western United States – a 2.25-gigawatt facility located on the Navajo Nation, near Lake Powell...

 

Filming The Power of Youth

Filming The Power of Youth

  EUGENE, Oregon, November 25, 2020 (ENS) – If you don’t want to miss out on the virtual and educational opportunity of a lifetime, you’ll want to attend the world premiere of “Youth v. Gov,” a documentary based on an...

 

John Kerry to Head Biden Administration’s Climate Team

John Kerry to Head Biden Administration’s Climate Team

  WASHINGTON, DC, November 23, 2020 (ENS) – President-elect Joe Biden today announced key members of his foreign policy and national security team including, for the first time, a Special Presidential Envoy for Climate. To fill this...

 

President-elect Biden to Restore U.S. Climate Leadership

President-elect Biden to Restore U.S. Climate Leadership

  WASHINGTON, DC, November 8, 2020 (ENS) – Joseph R. Biden Jr. was declared President-elect of the United States on Saturday after slow, meticulous vote-counting that kept the nation on edge for four days. Biden, the Democrat from...

 

UN Virtual Climate Dialogues to Fill COP26 Gap

UN Virtual Climate Dialogues to Fill COP26 Gap

  BONN, Germany, October 27, 2020 (ENS) – The Climate Dialogues, a series of virtual climate change events, will be offered by the United Nations from November 23 to December 4, 2020. This year, virtual events are taking the place...

 

Trump vs Biden: Environment in the Final Debate

Trump vs Biden: Environment in the Final Debate

  NASHVILLE, Tennessee, October 23, 2020 (ENS) – Republican President Donald Trump and his challenger in the November 3 election former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, faced off in their second and final...

 
 
 
 

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