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Choices made now critical for future of ocean and cryosphere

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report highlights the urgency of prioritizing timely, ambitious and coordinated action to address unprecedented and enduring changes in the ocean and cryosphere. The report reveals the benefits of ambitious and effective adaptation for sustainable development and, conversely, the escalating costs and risks of delayed action. The…

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Amazon Co-founds The Climate Pledge

Commits to net zero carbon by 2040 and 100% renewable energy by 2030 Orders 100,000 fully-electric delivery vehicles, the largest order ever for electric delivery vehicles Invests $100 million in reforestation projects around the world to begin removing carbon from the atmosphere now Launches new sustainability website to report progress on commitments   Amazon and…

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Make this the year of ‘transformative solutions’ to avert disastrous climate change: UN Deputy Chief

It is within our power to make 2019 the “year of transformative solutions” and “avoid the disastrous effects of climate change“, which threaten ecosystems, the global economy, health and security, the UN Deputy Secretary-General told delegates gathered in Nairobi for the UN Environment Assembly, in mid-March. Amina Mohammed said that she had been inspired by…