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

‘We need concrete, bold and implementable solutions inspired by the SDGs’ – UN Chief

Opening remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations on the 2020 Ministerial Segment of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development and the High-Level Segment of the Economic and Social Council – 11th meeting. “(…) Today, we face another massive global challenge — COVID-19. The gravity of the crisis should not be lost … Read more ‘We need concrete, bold and implementable solutions inspired by the SDGs’ – UN Chief

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

Sustainable Development & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Sustainable Development – Rise For All – Colombia – Mandela Lecture – Armenia/Azerbaijan – Mali – Central African Republic – Darfur – Syria – COVID-19/Trinidad And Tobago – COVID-19/Response And Recovery Programme SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT This morning, the Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, spoke at the Ministerial … Read more Sustainable Development & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 July 2020)

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

China: Heavy flooding hits southern and central regions

Areas of southern and central China have been hit by heavy flooding. Dozens of people are dead or missing and millions have been left stranded. China raised its flood response alert on Sunday to the second highest level as heavy rain battered regions along the Yangtze River, with the eastern provinces of Jiangsu and Jiangxi … Read more China: Heavy flooding hits southern and central regions

Lame Crusade | Left and right unites in bashing celebs’ letter criticising ‘cancel culture’

Famous academics and celebrities – such as Noam Chomsky, Margaret Atwood, and ‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling – have written an open letter calling for more tolerance in society amid the current climate of so-called ‘cancel culture’ just to get blasted by both left and right for limp stance. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE … Read more Lame Crusade | Left and right unites in bashing celebs’ letter criticising ‘cancel culture’

On the Campaign Trail, Biden Visits Childhood Home in Scranton, Pennsylvania

While campaigning in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Democrat presumptive nominee Joe Biden stopped in at his boyhood home. A small group of supporters were joined by members of the press outside the now home of Anne Kearns. Biden promised Kearns he would be back to visit next time without a face mask. During a speech delivered in … Read more On the Campaign Trail, Biden Visits Childhood Home in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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

Latin America Policy Brief & other topics – Daily Briefing (9 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Latin America policy brief – SG/energy – SG/HLPF – WHO – Security Council – COVID/peacekeeping – Central African Republic – South Sudan – Benin – Yemen – Srebrenica – Bob Marley/UNICEF – UNHCR/WFP – Climate/WMO Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=09%20July%202020

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

Atlassian’s Cannon-Brookes says clean energy ‘best opportunity’ for COVID-19 rebound | The Business

Tech billionaire and climate warrior Mike Cannon-Brookes says there has never been a more compelling time for Australia to adopt clean energy and he believes Canberra is starting to listen. Read more here: https://ab.co/3iGMBKO For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us … Read more Atlassian’s Cannon-Brookes says clean energy ‘best opportunity’ for COVID-19 rebound | The Business