US oil juggernaut Exxon Mobil, which is currently under increasing pressure from investors and climate change campaigners, announced on Monday afternoon it planned to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions over the next five years.
US tech giant Apple announced on Thursday afternoon that its Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook will speak at the United Nations’ Climate Ambition Summit on December 12th.
The Ural River, Europe’s third longest, has reached its shallowest level last year and its levels have been gradually decreasing for the past 15 years.
The government of Japan has decided to release over one million tons of contaminated water into the sea.
Denmark has planned to stop all gas and oil offshore activities in the North Sea by 2050 and they have canceled its latest licensing round to prioritize “putting an end to the fossil fuel era.”
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns that humanity is waging a “suicidal war” on nature, citing man-made damages on the natural world and reports on climate change.
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest surged to a 12-year high in the year between August 2019 and July 2020, representing a significant hit to the government of President Jair Bolsonaro, who has been accused by environmental organizations of refusing to take the proper measures to reduce deforestation in the so-called “world’s lungs.”
Diamond mining juggernaut De Beers announced on Tuesday afternoon it is planning to become carbon neutral in ten years and add to safeguards on the ethical sourcing of its diamonds, as companies across the industry make efforts to raise environmental and ethical standards.
Groups of environmental activists filed a civil suit on Tuesday against energy giant Royal Dutch Shell, as they impel the company to curb its carbon emissions by 45 percent through 2030.
Environmental campaigners accused the Brazilian government on Sunday of obstructing global efforts aimed to protect nature, following a row over the use of virtual meeting technology to overcome the epidemic restrictions.