International

"Zero Deforestation Commitment: Empty Promises Or A Workable Plan?"

"More than 100 countries have pledged to end deforestation by 2030 to combat global heating at the UN climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland. But environmentalists, skeptical of the commitment, say more needs to be done to end the so-called "chainsaw massacre" of the world's forests."

Source: DW, 11/03/2021

World’s Biggest Banks To Play A Role In Limiting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

"Hundreds of the world’s biggest banks and pension funds with assets worth $130tn have committed themselves to a key goal in limiting greenhouse gas emissions, the UK government will announce on Wednesday."

Source: Guardian, 11/03/2021

Pledges Don't Stop Nations From Exporting Huge Amounts Of Fossil Fuels

"The U.S. may be on the verge of passing the most consequential climate change legislation ever. President Biden is expected to tout it at a big climate change meeting in Glasgow this week. But that won't change one of the country's major sources of greenhouse gas emissions: fossil fuel exports."

Source: NPR, 11/03/2021

Denmark, U.S., 12 Other Nations Back Tougher Climate Goal For Shipping

"Denmark, the United States and 12 other countries on Monday backed a goal to reduce emissions by the global maritime sector to zero by 2050, a target to be fleshed out in negotiations at the United Nations shipping agency."

Source: Reuters, 11/02/2021

"Biden Administration Moves to Limit Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas"

"The Biden administration said Tuesday that it would heavily regulate methane, a potent greenhouse gas that spews from oil and natural gas operations and can warm the atmosphere 80 times as fast as carbon dioxide in the short term." "The new rule was announced at a U.N. summit where the United States is facing skepticism about its commitment to climate change."

Source: NYTimes, 11/02/2021

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - International