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Trump: Greta Thunberg Should Focus On Worst-Polluting Countries

President Donald Trump said teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg should save her anger for other countries in the world that were worse polluters than the United States. The president spoke about Thunberg during a press conference at Davos before he…

Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg as he calls global warming ‘greatest ever threat’ – Sky News

Prince Charles has said climate change, global warming and loss of diversity are the “greatest threats humanity has ever faced” – as he met activist Greta Thunberg for the first time. He was speaking at the World Economic Forum in…

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WHITE HOUSE: Trump promotes fossil fuels at climate-focused forum

President Trump arrived this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with a sales pitch for American energy and little patience for climate activists — which he called “perennial prophets of doom.”

Trump Pledges To Help Plant One Trillion Trees

President Trump announced the United States will join a 1 trillion trees initiative launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The initiative encourages countries to collectively plant one trillion trees to absorb carbon dioxide in order to combat…

Donald Trump vs Greta And The Prophets Of Doom

“We must reject the perennial prophets of doom and their predictions of the apocalypse,” declared President Trump on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Gosh, what 17-year old pig-tailed school dropout could he possibly have meant by…

Climate change: What can I do about it and other questions – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images “The moment of crisis has come” in efforts to tackle climate change, Sir David Attenborough has warned. He spoke as BBC News launched a year of special coverage on global warming. Here are our answers to…

WATCH: Greta Thunberg Threatens World Leaders Ahead Of Davos

‘You haven’t seen anything yet’ Never one to miss an opportunity to grab some attention and tell grown-ups how mean they are, Great Thunberg – the 17-year-old figurehead of environmentalism – addressed a large crowd (organizers claimed 15,000) in Switzerland,…

Pilgrims can still follow this ancient path from Canterbury to Rome

In 990 A.D., Archbishop Sigeric of Canterbury, England, traveled to Rome to meet with Pope John XV. On his way home, he kept a detailed travel journal, noting 80 distinct stops along the route. His notes were important because so…

Greta To Lecture World Leaders At Davos About Ending Fossil Fuels

Teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg plans to join other youth at the World Economic Forum later this month in Davos, Switzerland, where they will admonish world leaders for providing subsidies to the oil and gas industry, which is responsible,…

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Water governance: Could less sometimes be more?

(Université de Genève) Does the never-ending introduction of new regulations of environmental resources have a positive effect? Researchers (UNIGE/UNIL) analysed water governance regulations in six European countries from 1750 to 2006 and show that rules designed to improve resource management come into conflict in the long run, creating an equal number of positive and negative effects until the system falls apart. At this point, the only way out is for the state to overhaul governance.