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Theresa May Urges G20 Countries to Target Zero Emissions

Theresa May Urges G20 Countries to Target Zero Emissions

Theresa May, the outgoing UK prime minister, used her final appearance at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan to urge other nations to follow her country’s lead in aggressively lowering greenhouse gas emissions. The prime minister, who led a session on the environment at the G20 summit, asked the other countries to set a target […]

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    ‘Talk is Cheap’: G20 Nations Invested 4X More in Fossil Fuels Than in Renewables

    ‘Talk is Cheap’: G20 Nations Invested 4X More in Fossil Fuels Than in Renewables

    Climate action will be a major topic of discussion at the upcoming G20 summit in Hamburg, with some world leaders planning to confront President Donald Trump about his withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement. However, a group of environmental organizations proclaim all this “talk is cheap.” That’s because G20 countries are pouring nearly four times […]

    Greenpeace Beams ‘No Trump, Yes Paris’ Onto Warsaw’s Tallest Building

    Greenpeace Beams ‘No Trump, Yes Paris’ Onto Warsaw’s Tallest Building

    On Wednesday night, Warsaw’s highest building displayed a prominent message to POTUS: “No Trump, Yes Paris” The action was organized by Greenpeace activists from Poland and Germany who are criticizing Donald Trump’s‘ controversial decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement. The words were beamed onto the facade of the Palace of Culture […]

    U.S. Sending $6 Billion to Subsidize Fossil Fuel Projects Abroad

    U.S. Sending $6 Billion to Subsidize Fossil Fuel Projects Abroad

    By Alex Doukas The best available science shows an urgent need to keep global temperature increases below 1.5°C to avoid severe disruptions to people and ecosystems. Recent analysis shows that burning the reserves in already operating oil and gas fields alone, even if coal mining is completely phased out, would take the world beyond 1.5°C […]

    U.S. Forces G20 to Drop Mention of Climate Change in Joint Statement

    U.S. Forces G20 to Drop Mention of Climate Change in Joint Statement

    By Nadia Prupis Finance ministers for the Group of 20 (G20), which comprises the world’s biggest economies, dropped a joint statement mentioning funding for the fight against climate change after pressure from the U.S. and Saudi Arabia. OMG! Sen. Inhofe: Huge #EPA Budget Cuts Will Prevent Agency From 'Brainwashing Our Kids' https://t.co/RaxEvQTP6V @SierraClub @NRDC @foe_us […]

    G20 Emissions Pledges Are Nowhere Near Adequate

    G20 Emissions Pledges Are Nowhere Near Adequate

    The promises made by the G20 group of the world’s leading economies to meet the goals reached in last December’s Paris agreement on emissions reduction are nowhere near adequate, according to new analysis by a global consortium. In a comprehensive assessment, they identify the G20 climate challenge: It needs by 2030 to reduce its emissions […]