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UN talks on climate change to proceed virtually due to COVID-19 | Daily Sabah – Daily Sabah

Against a threat of cancellation due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, a committee of government officials from different regions Thursday night decided that the United Nations climate negotiations planned to take place over a three-week period in June would proceed…

Cheese Louise! Serving Dairy In School Now Racist, Claims Eco-Radical

A climate change activist has called for schools to stop serving cheese to children, claiming that dairy products are inherently “racist”. Alison Palmer, a member of the far-left Extinction Rebellion group, has launched a petition demanding that the Brighton and…

‘Let’s make it count’: World leaders, royalty and environmentalists gear up for major climate summit COP26 – CNBC

Six years ago, after days of painstaking negotiations, world leaders managed to thrash out a deal on climate change. The result was the Paris Agreement, decided at the COP21 summit in Paris. Described by the United Nations as a legally-binding…

What ‘energy transition’? Global fossil fuel use is accelerating and set to get even worse – CNBC

Electricity pylons are seen in front of the cooling towers of the coal-fired power station of German energy giant RWE in Weisweiler, western Germany, on January 26, 2021. INA FASSBENDER | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The world’s dependency…

Drama Queen John Kerry: Climate Action Needed To Avoid Global ‘Suicide Pact’

President Joe Biden’s special enjoy for climate change John Kerry said in an interview Thursday during his recent trip to India that immediate action is required to stem the effects of climate change and avoid a “mutual suicide pact across…

How climate change is threatening Navajo ranchers’ way of life – The Independent

Two decades into a severe drought on the Navajo reservation, the open range around Maybelle Sloan’s sheep farm stretches out in a brown expanse of earth and sagebrush. A dry wind blows dust across the high-desert plateau, smoke from wildfires…

Egyptologists unearth a 3,000-year-old ‘lost golden city’

The long-sought “lost golden city” of Aten has been found near Luxor, Egypt, in the Valley of Kings. “The mission expects to uncover untouched tombs filled with treasures,” the scientists said.

COVID-19 hasn’t slowed global warming: Earth’s carbon dioxide levels highest in over 3 million years, NOAA says – USA TODAY

Carbon dioxide and methane continued their unrelenting rise in 2020 despite the economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “Human activity is driving climate change.” The world is already more than 2 [degrees Fahrenheit] warmer than it was before the…

Does Biden’s American Jobs Plan go big enough on climate change? – Al Jazeera English

At first glance, United States President Joe Biden’s giant American Jobs Plan seems like an environmentalist’s dream: enormous investment in electric vehicles, big tax incentives for renewable energy and widespread improvements to the ailing US power grid. The initiative would…