UNGA75 Take-Aways

With the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) now behind us, it is clear: the world is grappling with unprecedented challenges, and the only way to address them is through more global cooperation — not less.In many ways, COVID-19 has reflected what’s possible when the world works together — and...

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How Climate Migration will Reshape America

By Abrahm Lustgarten | Photographs by Meridith Kohut Millions will be displaced. Where will they go? August besieged California with a heat unseen in generations. A surge in air-conditioning broke the state’s electrical grid, leaving a population already ravaged by the coronavirus to work remotely...

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How video games are joining the fight to save the planet

As bush fires were raging across Australia in December 2019, players of Space Ape video games reached out to the company and asked what they could do to help. The London-based firm quickly put an in-game purchase into several of its mobile titles, with all proceeds going to either a wildlife or...

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CCL wins 2020 Keeling Curve Prize

The 2020 Keeling Curve Prize, named for Charles Keeling, the scientist who started charting the increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere in 1958, was awarded to Citizens’ Climate and nine other organizations Monday evening. “We are thrilled to see our efforts honored in this way,” Citizens’...

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The City of Sydney Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

The city made the switch after community pressure to act on climate change. The City of Sydney — the central business district of Sydney and its surrounding inner city suburbs — will now be powered using 100% renewable energy, a switch forecast to save half a million dollars and 200,000 tonnes of...

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Read Up on the Links Between Racism and the Environment

This week, amid a surge of protests over police violence against black Americans, there’s been renewed scrutiny on the links between racism and environmental degradation in the United States. To help readers understand those links, I put together a quick reading list about climate change and...

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COVID-19 does not mean climate action is on hold

If the world has seen a scary future with the emergence of COVID-19, the future of our planet in a 3-4° C scenario takes us to an entirely different level of uncertainty, including in terms of health. Fundamental to a transformational and green recovery will be early action on a longer-term agenda...

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The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings

THE Impact Rankings 2020: results announced THE Releases 2020 University Impact Rankings The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings assess universities against the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. The 2020 ranking includes 766 universities from 85 nations/regions.  Universities in...

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