- Jan 15, 2021
Later this year, world leaders, NGOs, climate will converge on Glasgow for the United Nations COP26 climate summit.
Creighton University plans to divest from fossil fuels over the next decade and turn toward investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Pope Francis pledged Vatican City State would achieve net-zero carbon emissions before the year 2050, and he urged everyone in the world to be part of a new culture of care for others and the planet.
Although Africa isn’t the driver of global climate change, the continent has “the opportunity to learn from the devastating mistakes of industrialization that were made by others, and to develop cleanly.”
Less than 13 percent of the total garbage produced in Port-au-Prince is currently collected by the metropolitan solid waste disposal service. Streets and public areas in the whole region around the capital of Haiti are permanently flooded with trash.
As part of its long-running efforts to respect the environment and reduce its use of resources, the Vatican said it was gradually trying to replace all its service vehicles with an all-electric fleet.