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BMW Says 20 Percent of its Vehicles will be Electric by 2023

German luxury automaker BMW announced on Sunday afternoon it is planning to step up its production of electric vehicles by the year 2023 up...

Norway’s Supreme Court Rules in Favor to More Oil Drilling in the Arctic

Norway's Supreme Court ruled in favor of the government on Dec. 22, allowing oil drilling in the Arctic region to continue and dismissing the...

EU Agrees on 55% Climate Target for 2030

The leaders of the European Union (EU) have made a deal to set an ambitious target to lessen greenhouse gas emissions by 55% compared...

Tim Cook Will Speak at the United Nations’ Summit

US tech giant Apple announced on Thursday afternoon that its Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook will speak at the United Nations’ Climate Ambition Summit...

Japan to Release Fukushima’s Nuclear Contaminated Water Into the Sea

The government of Japan has decided to release over one million tons of contaminated water into the sea. The government of Japan has decided...

Humanity Waging ‘Suicidal War’ on Nature, UN Chief Warns

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...

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest Jumps to 12-Year High

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...

Diamond Giant De Beers Plans to be Carbon Neutral by 2030

Diamond mining juggernaut De Beers announced on Tuesday afternoon it is planning to become carbon neutral in ten years and add to safeguards on...

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