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Planting trees can sometimes be a carbon-offset box-ticking exercise, but reforestation is a long-term commitment that supports communities, promotes biodiversity and tackles the climate emergency.
How fast we stop warming at 1.5°C and the global community cuts greenhouse gas emissions to zero depends on the interrelated actions of a huge mix of people – government ministers most importantly, but also business chiefs, investors, banks, religious leaders, activists and citizens.
The world marked the Earth Hour on Saturday as countries globally dimmed their lights at 8:30 pm local time – an event that, according to the UN, encourages individuals, communities, and businesses to turn off non-essential electric lights, for one hour.
As the living tissue of the earth, biodiversity is “intimately linked to human health” the head of the UN’s scientific agency told a global forum on Wednesday, noting that “we are part of that living tissue”.
Six Portuguese youngsters say 33 countries have violated their human rights by causing climate change.
Our new research shows Greenland’s largest glaciers are losing ice faster than previously thought. It is very likely to start melting at rates that we haven’t seen for at least 130,000 years.