#ClimateChange

10 hours ago.Toronto, ON, Canada
Many sub-Arctic species, including whales, are moving north. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Scientists believe that the migration pattern of bowhead whales in Canada has changed
  • This behaviour could be driven by the effects of climate change
  • A complete ecosystem shift is underway and there will be winners and losers, a scientist said

12 hours ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a virtual climate summit hosted by US President Joe Biden this week. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • US President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leaders to the meet
  • US climate envoy John Kerry recently visited China
  • China is the world's top carbon emitter

1 day ago.Ontario, CA, USA
The budget also revealed an accelerated plan to reduce Canada's greenhouse gas emissions by 36% from 2005 levels by 2030. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@cafreeland)

  • This marks the government's first full fiscal plan in two years
  • Rent, wage subsidies, and  emergency aid to be extended till September
  • Can$17.6 billion earmarked to support companies in cutting  carbon emissions

1 day ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The Treasury department's climate counsellor position of the climate hub will play an integral role in its work to battle climate change. (Photo: Twitter/@JanetYellen)

  • Morton served as a senior in the Obama administraion
  • Activists had been urging the department to pick former Treasury deputy secretary
  • Morton will directly report to Yellen

3 days ago.Toronto, ON, Canada
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will participate in a virtual climate summit opening this week. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The two-day Earth Day summit will begin on Thursday
  • This will be the first big event on environment in US President Joe Biden's term 
  • Canada has pledged to cut its CO2 emission by 30% below 2005 levels by 2030

3 days ago.Shanghai, China
US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry.( Photo Credit: Twitter/ John Kerry)

  • The joint statement listed multiple avenues of cooperation between the United States and China
  • Biden has made climate a top priority
  • The US president has rejoined the 2015 Paris accord, which Kerry negotiated

4 days ago.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has not been supportive in fight against climate change for long. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@jairbolsonaro)

  • Brazil on Friday made a move to end illegal deforestation and urged immediate action to protect the Amazon
  • President Jair Bolsonaro wrote a letter to Joe Biden ahead of US-led climate summit
  • The decision by the Brazilian president was welcomed by the United States

5 days ago
Since the 2015 Paris climate treaty, the world has seen its five hottest years on record. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • At least 212 environmental activists were murdered worldwide in 2019
  • Filipino climate activist Melvin Dasigao and eight other campaigners were allegedly killed by the country's security forces on March 7
  • Reportedly, the Philippines is the second most dangerous country in the world for climate activists after Colombia

6 days ago.Gujarat, India
India is the world's third-biggest producer of salt. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Climate change is making it harder for farmers to plan for the salt harvest
  • Deforestation and unplanned development have transformed India's monsoon season
  • Still, most farmers say they don't want to give up their trade

6 days ago.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
Brenda Mallory is set to be the 12th Chair of the CEQ. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Brenda_Mallory)

  • The US Senate confirmed Brenda Mallory as the new Chair of Council on Environmental Quality
  • She is the first African-American to hold the post
  • Her role will involve serving as the principal environmental policy advisor