LONDON Pledging a record sum of money to slow climate change is one thing. Spending it wisely is another.
LONDON/BRUSSELS Despite mounting pressure for economic rescue packages to be used to tackle climate change, most of the money spent so far on overcoming the coronavirus pandemic has gone towards propping up business as usual, according to three studies.
LONDON Swedish activist Greta Thunberg said on Thursday the world needed an economic overhaul to have a chance of beating climate change and that countries should be prepared to tear up old deals and contracts to meet green targets. | Video
LONDON Record-breaking heat in Siberia during the first half of this year would have been almost impossible without the influence of human-induced climate change, according to a new study.
* Calls to make 'ecocide' an international crime
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* 'We need to treat this crisis as a crisis'
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LONDON, July 16 Swedish activist Greta Thunberg
urged European leaders on Thursday to take emergency action on
climate change, saying people in power had practically "given
up" on the possibility of handing over a decent future to coming
LONDON United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged countries on Thursday to stop financing coal and pledge not to build new coal-fired power plants to enable a shift to clean energy.
LONDON With Earth's wildlife now facing an extinction crisis, a group of economists and scientists is hoping to persuade governments that it pays to protect nature. | Video