Friday, May 29, 2020

Tag: climate change

Ugandan Climate Activist Vanessa Nakate Cropped Out...

A Ugandan climate change activist was reduced to tears after she was cropped out of a photo released by The Associated Press....

Have You Heard: Top 5 Stories You...

  Twelve people are dead and four are clinging to life after a fast-moving fire swept through a Bronx apartment building Thursday night. New York...

Trump Ignores the Future of Clean Energy...

President Trump’s announcement that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement is reckless and short-sighted. By doing so, he is passing along...

Al Gore Again Connects Climate-Change Battle to...

The battle against climate change is among the great moral movements of history, similar to the fight to abolish slavery, former Vice President Al...

Environmental Racism Continues to Deny Black People...

There's a reason why Black communities are most often the hosts for waste and sewage facilities, power plants and land fills. For years, our...

Climate Change Is Not Dependent on Your...

I don’t know what the weather will be like by the time that you read this piece, but let me tell you that it...

Is China Planning to Exploit African Agriculture?

There is a consensus in Africa that agriculture is one of the keys to achieving sustainable and inclusive growth there. Most of Africa’s population...

Amid U.S. Visit and a Legacy of...

With the arrival of Pope Francis to the U.S. this week, many expect the leader to speak out on issues of great concern to...

Climate Change Declaration Signed By Caribbean Leaders

FORT DE FRANCE, Martinique -- A climate change declaration signed by Caribbean leaders at a climate change summit in Martinique on Saturday makes a...

Climate Change Most Severely Hurts Black People...

While a majority of Republicans in a poll released this week said that climate change doesn't exist, recent surveys of American doctors indicate that...

Bahamian Officials Chosen to Represent Caribbean at...

The Ad hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for enhanced Action (ADP) on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) met...

6 Ways Climate Change Is Adversely Impacting...

Drought The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report predicted that there's a 66 percent chance that there will be a rise in...

10 Ways Environmental Racism Is Threatening the...

Air Pollution Air pollution is a serious problem in communities of color, as poor air quality can contribute to a host of health problems. According...

Inter-American Development Bank to Help Jamaica Strengthen...

Jamaica will increase its resilience to climate change by enhancing the adaptive capacity of the agriculture and tourism sectors and watershed management, using a...

Black People Care More About Climate Change...

The struggle to move public officials and government leaders to take strong action on climate change has long been characterized as largely a white...

New Report Highlights Why Global Warming Is...

The U.S. economy faces great risks from climate change, according to a new study that focuses on the current and future effects of climate...

Obama Makes Bold Moves on Climate Change...

In a bold move that could burnish his environmental legacy and set the entire planet on a path to reducing global warming, President Obama...

Hillary Clinton Talks Jobs, Climate Change While...

Hillary Clinton discussed the current state of the economy, environmental issues, and the importance of education during the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference at...

Obama Brings Help to California For its...

While there are still Republicans who deny that global warming is a real threat, yesterday President Obama traveled to ground zero, the latest example...

Get Up, Stand Up for Climate Change...

Recently President Barack Obama gave a speech clearly outlining his vision for addressing climate change issues. He offered Americans an honest reflection on the...

Obama’s Climate Change Initiatives Enjoy Small Business...

As President Obama pushes his new climate control and clean energy plans, even using his own advocacy group to work on his behalf, a...