Biden: Trump’s Decision to Wear a Mask in Public ‘Is Not Enough’

Joe Biden released a $2 trillion plan Tuesday aimed at combating climate change and spurring economic growth in part by overhauling America’s energy industry, with a proposal to achieve entirely carbon pollution-free power by 2035. Speaking near his home in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden framed his latest policy proposal as a sharp contrast with President Donald … Read more Biden: Trump’s Decision to Wear a Mask in Public ‘Is Not Enough’

Biden Slams Trump’s Climate Change Rhetoric, Vows Job Creation

Joe Biden released a $2 trillion plan Tuesday aimed at combating climate change and spurring economic growth in part by overhauling America’s energy industry, with a proposal to achieve entirely carbon pollution-free power by 2035. Speaking near his home in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden framed his latest policy proposal as a sharp contrast with President Donald … Read more Biden Slams Trump’s Climate Change Rhetoric, Vows Job Creation

Joe Biden Unveils $2 Trillion Plan for a Clean Energy Economy

(July 14) Watch live as Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden delivers remarks on the U.S. economy in Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Biden unveiled plans Tuesday to spend $2 trillion galvanizing a clean energy economy, with ambitions to spur millions of union jobs building the wind turbines, sustainable homes and electric vehicles needed … Read more Joe Biden Unveils $2 Trillion Plan for a Clean Energy Economy

Global Hunger and Obesity Are Worsening Due to Virus Fallout

Hunger and malnourishment are increasing around the world as the coronavirus crisis pushes more people into poverty and limits access to healthy diets, according to the United Nations. Almost 690 million people were undernourished last year, the most since 2009, and the pandemic could tip as many as 132 million people into chronic hunger by … Read more Global Hunger and Obesity Are Worsening Due to Virus Fallout

Trapped between conflict and climate change

Herders like Boubacar Moukaila are caught between climate change, which has made grazing land too dry for his livestock, and conflict, which prevents him from travelling elsewhere to find fertile pastures. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more Trapped between conflict and climate change

Climate could warm by 1.5 degrees Celsius soon

Global temperatures will keep warming in the next five years, and could even — temporarily — go over the limit scientists warn could mean catastrophic climate change. That’s 1.5 degrees Celsius. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more Climate could warm by 1.5 degrees Celsius soon

Greenpeace hangs climate change banner over Notre-Dame

Greenpeace activists hung a banner reading ‘Climate: Time to Act!’ from a crane towering over Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters … Read more Greenpeace hangs climate change banner over Notre-Dame

Siemens CEO Barbara Humpton discusses strategic preparedness (Full Stream 6/8)

As critics cite the failings in the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic, public health officials and government leaders are looking at where the national supply chain failed and what can be done today to better prepare for the crises of tomorrow. How can we ensure that the Strategic National Stockpile is adequately replenished? What … Read more Siemens CEO Barbara Humpton discusses strategic preparedness (Full Stream 6/8)

Climate change blamed for surge India lightning strike deaths

Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … Lightning strikes have killed 147 people in just ten days in the north Indian state of Bihar local authorities said Sunday, an unprecedented surge in deaths caused by lightning that has been blamed on climate change. Visit … Read more Climate change blamed for surge India lightning strike deaths

Could a green recovery create jobs and reduce extreme poverty? | Counting the Cost

The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating effect on the global economy. It has pushed back global efforts to reduce poverty and improve livelihoods and healthcare. Nations have poured billions of dollars into shoring up health services and the economy. But some experts say that the recovery, now that lockdowns are being lifted, needs to … Read more Could a green recovery create jobs and reduce extreme poverty? | Counting the Cost

Together, we can help the world recover better

The COVID-19 crisis is taking a grim toll on human lives across the globe. Although the complete impact is yet to be fully comprehended, the risk the pandemic is exposing for gains made towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is becoming evident. What this global emergency is also revealing, is that these 17 goals are, … Read more Together, we can help the world recover better

Extinction Rebellion Activists Chained in Symbolic Protest Outside French Finance Ministry

Activists from Extinction Rebellion staged a protest in front of France’s finance ministry on Tuesday, calling for the government to prioritize the environment in its recovery plans. On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron promised 15 billion Euros (US$16.9 billion) in new climate-related financing after meeting with a citizens’ group that he convened earlier this year … Read more Extinction Rebellion Activists Chained in Symbolic Protest Outside French Finance Ministry

DeSantis Signs Law to Protect Florida Coast from Rising Sea Levels

Further acknowledging that climate change is a growing concern in his state, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed into law a measure requiring public coastal construction projects to first be reviewed for impacts on the state’s fragile seashore because of rising sea levels. The signing was hailed by environmentalists as an important step in addressing … Read more DeSantis Signs Law to Protect Florida Coast from Rising Sea Levels