Climate change was included in the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s annual threat assessment, which was publicly released on Tuesday.
New Zealand will force banks to reveal the impact their investments have on climate change under world-first legislation intended to make the financial sector’s environmental record transparent, officials said.
Coal use needs to rapidly fall this decade if the world has any chance of achieving the 1.5C temperature target of the Paris Agreement, yet new coal power plants are still being built. Severe criticism is often levelled at Asian nations where the vast majority of coal power construction is taking place, while coal use […]
Seychelles: Diplomats See Climate Change, Security Risks, Business Opportunities On Trip to Seychelles' Outer Islands
[Seychelles News Agency] The visit to some of Seychelles’ outer islands by a group of foreign diplomats was a great opportunity to better demonstrate the challenges the island nation faces, especially in maritime security and climate change, Sylvestre Radegonde, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, said Tuesday.
[Nation] Climate change is occasioned by erratic weather conditions which present numerous challenges in the food sector, resulting in acute food shortages.
It is vital the government come up with a series of new initiatives to ensure Boris Johnson’s proud green boasts to the UN really do become a reality in our housing stock It is just nine months since the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced he was launching a new Green Homes grant scheme, allocating an initial […]
John Kerry, President Biden’s special envoy on climate change, is traveling to Shanghai, China and then on to South Korea for meetings on reducing emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases, the State Department said. Why it matters: Kerry is the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit China since Biden took office, and these talks come less than […]
By Mireya Solís On Friday, April 16, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will visit President Joe Biden at the White House. The optics of the first in-person leaders’ summit since Biden’s inauguration will undoubtedly be powerful. It will mark the resumption of personal diplomacy at a time when both the United States and Japan have […]
It is now widely recognized that in order to reach the target of limiting global warming to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels (as the objective of the Paris agreement), cutting the carbon emissions even at an unprecedented pace will not be sufficient, but there is the need for development and implementation of active Carbon […]
By Patrick W. Quirk, Prakhar Sharma From Central America to Mozambique, the Biden administration faces challenges emanating from fragile states. This is why addressing fragility must be a cornerstone of the forthcoming national security strategy and the administration should push to fully fund and implement the new “U.S. Strategy to Prevent Conflict and Promote Stability.” […]