Responding to the climate crisis

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04 06 2020 | 07:16

Climate Activists Protest Germany's New Datteln 4 Coal Power Plant.

Around 500 climate activists on Saturday gathered outside the new Datteln 4 coal power plant in Germany's Ruhr region, to protest against its opening. Fridays for Future, Greenpeace, as well as…

03 06 2020 | 15:56

We learn Violence from you. #Ican’tbreath

Activist Tamika Mallory speaks on history of police brutality in the US.       3 June 2020 Youtube

03 06 2020 | 15:33

8 Minutes and 46 Seconds: How George Floyd Was Killed in Police Custody.

The Times has reconstructed the death of George Floyd on May 25. Security footage, witness videos and official documents show how a series of actions by officers turned fatal.

01 06 2020 | 07:04

Governments Commit to Take Forward Vital Work to Tackle Climate Change in 2020.

Bonn – At a virtual meeting today, the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC committed to take forward crucial work to tackle climate change under the umbrella of the UN Framework…

31 05 2020 | 07:33

40 Million Health Workers Endorse Green Recovery.

More than 40 million doctors and nurses are in, and they are prescribing a green recovery from the economic devastation caused by the new coronavirus.

28 05 2020 | 08:58

World health leaders urge green recovery from coronavirus crisis.

Open letter to G20 leaders says addressing climate breakdown key to global revival. Doctors and medical professionals from around the globe have called on world leaders to ensure a green recovery…

25 05 2020 | 10:06

At least 80 million children under one at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts, warn Gavi, WHO and UNICEF.

Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination campaigns against deadly vaccine-preventable diseases.

23 05 2020 | 11:17

Protesters chant 'Shell must fall' at oil major's meeting

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Dozens of demonstrators chanting “Shell must fall” gathered on Tuesday outside the oil giant’s headquarters in the Netherlands, where a virtual annual shareholders’ meeting was…

21 05 2020 | 11:20

Face Masks as a Fashion Accessory? Why We Should Encourage This Trend.

It started with Eve donning a black mask against a backdrop of wisteria flowers, hashtagging her efforts #MaskingForAFriend. Sophia Bush, Matt McGorry, and Mayim Bialik soon followed, with others…

09 05 2020 | 11:34

Call for Action!: Roadmap for the decentralised renewables sector to survive and flourish in the wake of the covid-19 crisis.

The global spread of COVID-19 has caused thousands of deaths and alarmed individuals, communities, businesses and society around the world. The decentralised renewable energy sector is no exception.…

07 05 2020 | 07:45

In a Victory for Women in Sudan, Female Genital Mutilation Is Outlawed.

A new law criminalizes genital cutting, a harmful practice that nine in 10 Sudanese women are said to have endured. But some warned laws alone cannot eliminate the practice. CAIRO — Sudan’s new…

07 05 2020 | 07:33

Greta Thunberg and children's group hit back at attempt to throw out climate case.

Brazil, France and Germany say UN can’t hear complaint against five countries of flouting child rights to clean air Greta Thunberg and a group of other children have pushed forward their legal…

04 05 2020 | 11:30

Petitions: Greek Anti-Environmental Bill.

Help us create pressure against the anti-environmental bill in Greece and any other country that will dare to follow these footsteps! Read and sign these petitions! Help us stop the climate crisis!

02 05 2020 | 07:37

COVID-19 and Climate Change: We Must Rise to Both Crises.

In the Pacific we aspire to endurance and sustainability. But progress is difficult to sustain when we face multiple threats that reverse decades of development gains in a matter of hours or days.

28 04 2020 | 21:34

Implications of COVID-19 for Public Health and the SDGs.

27 April 2020 COVID-19 RESPONSE

27 04 2020 | 06:17

REvolutionaries: The Steve Sawyer Memorial Award.

On the occasion of Earth Day, GWEC has launched a memorial award in honour of its late CEO Steve Sawyer - REvolutionaries: The Steve Sawyer Memorial Award. The award will honour Steve’s life mission…

23 04 2020 | 08:27

UN Secretary-General Earth Day message.

New York, 22 April 2020  

19 04 2020 | 07:23

African Union and IRENA to Advance Renewables in Response to COVID-19 .

Renewable energy solutions will provide fast response to the global coronavirus pandemic and build more resilient energy systems

15 04 2020 | 08:56

Ph.D. student turns recycled plastic into face shields for Ugandan medics.

In 2016, Paige Balcom fell in love with Uganda. It happened in Lukodi, a village outside of the town of Gulu, where she was on a Fulbright research grant. Working with farmers and a school for child…

15 04 2020 | 08:43

The climate crisis is still here.

As workers battle on the frontlines of COVID-19, a devastating Cyclone and Big Oil's latest moves show why we need a Just Recovery that builds climate resilience As the global response to COVID-19…