Mother Jones - 42 min 44 sec ago
On the first day of this year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, executives from its 1000 member companies as well as politicians and other world leaders gathered to drum up solutions to the world’s most pressing problems, and pat themselves on the back for their progress in certain areas like climate change. Into this […]...
Ad Age - 50 min 49 sec ago
The new editorial brand will include a print magazine made of recycled paper and a daily newsletter.
NY Post - 53 min 14 sec ago
A startling message on a 1,200-year-old granite slab created by the Vikings appears to predict climate change, experts say. The research, published in Futharc: International Journal of Runic Studies, looks at the message that was written after Viking warrior Varin’s son died in battle in the 9th century, foreseeing a new “climate crisis,” similar to...
The Independent - 1 hour 17 min ago
President dismisses activists as 'perennial prophets of doom'...
Geek - 2 hours 3 min ago
Greta Thunberg attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on January 21, 2020. (Photo Credit: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP via Getty Images) Greta Thunberg made strong statements at the World Economic Forum (WEF) today and slammed global leaders for not taking enough action against climate change. The teen activist, who spoke at the conference in […] The post Greta Thunberg: ‘Nothing Has Been Done’ to Fight Climate Change appeared first...
Reuters - 2 hours 45 min ago
Activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday planting trees was not enough to address climate change, in an apparent rebuke to a pledge in Davos by U.S. President Donald Trump an hour earlier.
Reuters - 2 hours 52 min ago
Spain's government formally declared a "climate emergency" on Tuesday, proposing measures to tackle climate change that include mandatory low-emission zones in big cities.
Reuters - 2 hours 53 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump touted the success of the U.S. economy in Davos on Tuesday, dismissing "perennial prophets of doom" on climate change to an audience that included Greta Thunberg.
Quartz - 2 hours 55 min ago
Financial titans like BlackRock and New York Stock Exchange are under pressure to block fossil fuel companies from getting funding.
Sky News - 3 hours 22 min ago
The World Economic Forum is an odd event.
The Guardian - 3 hours 26 min ago
Cabinet remains unified around Coalition emissions reduction target of 26% to 28% of 2005 levels by 2030 Scott Morrison's senior ministers discussed how best to reposition the government's climate change policies in a cabinet meeting on Monday. After Morrison claimed that there were no members of his frontbench wanting stronger action on climate change policy, sources have told Guardian Australia that ministers discussed the issue at length in the cabinet meeting that followed in Canberra...
CBS News - 3 hours 40 min ago
Bayer aims to help agriculture become part of the solution to climate change.
Geek Wire - 3 hours 45 min ago
Microsoft’s sweeping pledge to remove more planet-warming carbon from the atmosphere than it emits has the tech world buzzing about “carbon removal.” A Seattle startup just raised cash to take that concept to a new level. Nori operates a blockchain-based marketplace with its own cryptocurrency tokens to allow corporations, governments and individuals to fund efforts to reduce levels of carbon dioxide in the air. It just raised $1.3 million in a “pre-seed” round to continue...
ABC News - 3 hours 47 min ago
A U.N. human rights panel has ruled for the first time that people fleeing the effects of climate change may be entitled to claim asylum...
Time - 4 hours 1 min ago
There was nothing quite like the slang used in the early days of the space program. Saying something was “OK” would not do when you could say “A-OK” instead. Saying, “Let’s get moving,” when you’ve been sealed in your spacecraft for hours waiting to launch while Mission Control sorts out technical glitches, was weak tea…...
Forbes - 4 hours 4 min ago
With rising wealth and income inequality, people will scrutinize the top 1% schmoozing and signing lucrative deals under the guise of caring about the environment.
NY Post - 4 hours 4 min ago
President Trump on Tuesday dismissed the "perennial prophets of doom" on climate change to an audience that included Swedish activist Greta Thunberg at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The president said he was a "big believer in the environment," but lashed out at what he said were "perennial prophets of doom and their...
CBS News - 4 hours 8 min ago
Actionable risk insights in the era of climate change...
People - 4 hours 12 min ago
Though President Donald Trump has mocked teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg before, he did not mention her by name in a speech Tuesday that nonetheless implied she was a "prophet of doom" with her reportedly in the audience. Both Trump, 73, and 17-year-old Thunberg, made speeches Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Each year, a (sometimes controversial) group of business and political leaders gathers there to discuss the world's major issues. Climate change...
NBC News - 4 hours 31 min ago
"Planting tress is good of course, but it is nowhere near enough of what is needed," the Swedish teen said at the World Economic Forum.
Refinery29 - 4 hours 53 min ago
Our earth is our home and our house is still on fire, young climate activist Greta Thunberg reiterated this week. At the World Economic Forum, Thunberg, who was recently honored as the youngest ever TIME Person of the Year for work in climate change, took the stage once again to call out people in power . During her talk, she scolded leaders around the world for doing "basically nothing" to address reduce carbon emissions despite the ever-growing threat of total climate catastrophe. "Pretty...
Reuters - 5 hours 1 min ago
The world needs to prepare for a surge in refugees with potentially millions of people being driven from their homes by the impact of climate change, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said on Tuesday.
Newsweek - 5 hours 11 min ago
Teenage climate activist gave speech at Davos moments after President Donald Trump hit out at "perennial prophets of doom."...
CBS News - 5 hours 19 min ago
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg tore into world leaders, whom she accused of "fueling the flames" of climate change with their inaction. She delivered the opening remarks on a panel titled "How to Save the Planet: Averting a Climate Catastrophe." Watch her remarks.