BlackRock Invests in Hub for Company Climate Data

Investment giant BlackRock announced that it will support a new London-based hub that will provide investors with assessments on companies’ climate change plans. BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, will join other major investment banks in supporting the Transition Pathway …

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Turkey Becomes Last G20 Country to Ratify UN Paris Climate Agreement

Turkey ratified the Paris Climate Agreement on Wednesday after its initial signing almost six years ago. Parliament members voted unanimously in its favor, just weeks before the world leader’s summit in Glasglow, Scotland. Its lawmakers announced that the deal would …

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Swedish Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Criticizes World Leaders at Youth Climate Summit

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg criticized world leaders over their promises to address the climate crisis in a speech at the Youth4Climate Summit in Milan, Italy on Sept. 28. Thunberg, 18, quoted statements from world leaders, including British Prime Minister …

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Undecided on Attending COP26 Climate Summit

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday has expressed his indecision to attend the United Nations’ COP26 climate talks in Glasgow this November. Morrison said the reason for his indecision is the two-week quarantine he would have to undergo upon …

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Biden Administration Launches Measures to Protect Workers from Extreme Heat

The administration of United States President Joe Biden has launched on Sept. 20 new initiatives to protect workers from extreme heat linked to climate change. Biden announced “an all-of-government effort” to provide safe and healthy working conditions to protect workers …

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