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Oil, Water, and Climate Change in the Guyana-Suriname Basin – Global Americans

Image: Waves batter a section of Guyana’s “Sea Wall” during a high-spring tide in 2019. Source: Loop News. “Oil don’t ‘spoil!” So once declared Eric Williams, one-time long-standing Prime Minister of oil-rich Trinidad and Tobago. This assertion is undoubtedly true….

New report highlights risk from global warming in the “Third Pole” – Modern Diplomacy

There are thousands of small-scale, community driven initiatives making a huge difference in people’s lives and contributing to efforts to curb global warming. In early April, 29 countries pledged more than $5 billion to the UN-backed Global Environment Facility (GEF)….

Small solutions, big impacts: 5 community-based projects tackling climate change – UN News

In early April, 29 countries pledged more than $5 billion to the UN-backed Global Environment Facility (GEF). The Fund said this was “record support, providing a major boost to international efforts to protect biodiversity and curb threats to climate change,…

John Kerry’s Global Ocean Conference Raises 400+ Commitments Worth $16 Billion to Protect Ocean Health

The seventh annual Our Ocean Conference concluded recently with the announcement a grand tally of 410 commitments to protect the the oceans and the living beings surrounding them—pledges worth $16.35 Billion. The conference, co-hosted by the Republic of Palau and the United States, was the first to be held in a small island developing state. […]

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31 Global Citizens Share How Climate Change Affects Them Every Day – Global Citizen

Around the world, varying degrees of extreme weather events have shown that the earth is experiencing an obvious shift in its climate patterns. Floods, heat waves, and unpredictable weather are becoming much more common, affecting the lives of millions of…

How Net Zero Became Our Global Climate Goal And Why We Need It – Forbes

The latest IPCC report is a grave warning from scientists about the health of the planet in the face … [+] of climate change. Future Publishing via Getty Images 2021 was the year net-zero commitments went mainstream. Following the COP…

Costa Rica’s Golden Toad, a Victim of Global Warming according to climatologists : – The Tico Times

The golden toad (Sapo Dorado) of Monteverde, in the Costa Rican jungle, disappeared more than three decades ago, a phenomenon that is now cited in UN reports as an example of the consequences of climate change. Until 1989, generations of…

Man Wins €200 Million on the European Lottery and Donates Almost All of It to Save the Earth

€200,000,000: That’s how much an anonymous Frenchman won in the Euromillions jackpot lottery last week, and almost the sum total of how much he gave towards the preservation of tropical rainforest in West Africa, and forests in his native country. The lucky winner established the Anyama Endowment Fund, named after a town in Côte d’Ivoire […]

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Navtej Sarna on surviving global warming – The Week

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, in a stark statement this week, sheared the jargon off the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report, he said bluntly, is “a litany of broken climate promises” and “a…

Are rainforests actually our best weapon against global warming? – CGTN

01:53 Reforestation is the key to fighting climate change, said the head of the Coalition for Rainforest Nations upon the release of a damning IPCC climate change.  The report implored governments to act immediately to protect forests and alter farming methods,…

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