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Let’s not put global warming on the back burner – Arab News

Let’s not put global warming on the back burner A woman walks past blooming cherry blossom trees Thursday, April 2, 2020, in Tokyo. (AP) Short Url https://arab.news/nf7np This year’s UN climate summit in the UK has been postponed until 2021…

Activist Judge Orders Review Of Pipeline Moving Oil For 3 Years

A judge with United States District Court for the District of Columbia ordered a review and could bring operations to a halt of a pipeline in North Dakota that has been successfully operating for the past three years since President…

Coronavirus kicks global warming off the public agenda – The Times of Israel

The worldwide occupation with coronavirus is pushing another looming disaster — global warming — off the public agenda. The media is reporting little other than COVID-19-related news, and the United Nations has canceled a swath of climate change related meetings….

Viruses expected to increase with global warming – expert – The Times of Israel

Viruses can be expected to increase with global warming as humans and wild animals are forced into closer contact, a leading Israeli epidemiologist said Monday, as the world battled a pandemic that seemed potentially more dangerous than any other infectious…

Amazon’s Bezos pledges $10bn to fight climate change – Aljazeera.com

Jeff Bezos is CEO and founder of Amazon, which has faced recent protests by environmental activists in France and rising pressure from its employees to take action on climate change [File: AP Photo/Reed Saxon] Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos…

Delta And The World Need Carbon Offsets To Stop Global Warming – Forbes

Delta Air Lines said Friday it will invest $1 billion over the next 10 years in measures designed to … [+] offset climate-warming carbon emissions from its planes. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) ASSOCIATED PRESS Delta Air Lines’ announcement on Valentine’s…

States join global push to ban animal testing

More and more states are getting tough on animal testing of cosmetics. Some have passed and some are considering laws that would ban the sale or import of makeup, cleansers, shampoo and other products that have been tested on animals….

Oregon Legislature convenes; Dems focus on global warming – Associated Press

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Legislature convened its 2020 session Monday, with majority Democrats’ prioritizing stemming global warming through legislation that is being amended to get as many stakeholders behind it as possible. Republican lawmakers have threatened a walkout…

Locusts swarm East Africa with worst plague in decades

Clouds of locusts are swarming through East Africa in historic numbers, forming a potentially catastrophic plague unlike anything some areas have seen in generations. The insatiable insects, which seem to be capitalizing on a mix of environmental conditions favored by…