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NGOs accuse France of climate inaction, bring case to court

PARIS (AP) — A French court started examining on Thursday what environmental and other NGOs are billing as “the case of the century,” accusing the country's authorities of failing to act against clima...

BDO Survey: Fourth-year ESG reporting performance survey shows the evolvement in overall ESG involvement of majority listed companies but which remain inadequate to meet the requirements of the Revised Guide

Listed companies should increase their awareness and take significant steps to enhance their ESG reporting framework to meet the new disclosure requirements and achieve long-term sustainability HONG K...

Is Pakistan prepared to deal with climate migration?

A report by ActionAid International and Climate Action Network South Asia recently revealed that in the past few decades, more than 18 million people in South Asia have been forced to migrate due to c...

Five years on, signs that Paris climate accord is working

The forecast for global warming is looking a little less bleak in the long term, but not so rosy in the short term. With numerous countries pledging to clean up their act and project...

New Report Highlights Significant Private Sector Opportunities in Scaling Natural Climate Solutions in Southeast Asia

The report spotlights the importance of NCS in climate change mitigation, challenges to NCS investments and country-specific opportunities for businesses SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 8 December 2020 -...

UN: Warmer world in 2020 busted weather records, hurt people

An overheating world obliterated weather records in 2020, creating an extreme year for hurricanes, wildfires, heat waves, floods, droughts and ice melt, the United Nations’ weather agency reported Wed...

Top California air, climate regulator hopes to run Biden EPA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Over four decades, Mary Nichols has been the regulator behind some of the nation’s most ambitious climate policies and, in recent years, she’s been their staunchest defender ...

Biden names climate statesman John Kerry as climate envoy

John Kerry, one of the leading architects of the Paris climate agreement, is getting one more chance to lead the fight against climate change after President-elect Joe Biden named the longtime senator...

US Paris climate pact exit, vote may dictate how world warms

What happens on election day will to some degree determine how much more hot and nasty the world’s climate will likely get, experts say. The day after the presidential election, the ...

Judge: Michigan agency can evaluate Great Lakes tunnel plan

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Public Service Commission has some authority over Enbridge's plans to build an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the channel that connects two of the Great Lakes, a ...

Collins, Gideon clash on records, health care in debate

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and her Democratic opponent Sara Gideon sparred on health care and the nation's coronavirus response during a Thursday debate that saw the two...

Climate marchers demand action in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A coalition of non-profits, youth, and concerned citizens braved the deluge in Taipei Sunday afternoon (Sept. 27) to march for climate action. The demonstration, which ...

Leaders to UN: If virus doesn't kill us, climate change will

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a year of cataclysm, some world leaders at this week’s annual United Nations meeting are taking the long view, warning: If COVID-19 doesn't kill us, climate change will. ...

Taiwan urged to take climate action to avoid industry woes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of legislators called on the Taiwanese government on Thursday (Sept. 24) to set forth a clear strategy to address challenges brought about by climate change. Fi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 23, the 267th day of 2020. There are 99 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept...