Environment

Germany to end coal-fired power by 2038 or earlier

Germany has reached agreement to provide €4.35 billion for utilities, such as the RWE power plant company, which will close some of their coal plants early. In addition, government institutions and military installations will be moved to the affected regions in an effort to create local jobs and revenues

#TeamTrees hits US$20 million to plant 20 million trees

"The 20 million trees planted through this campaign will absorb and store 1.6 million tons of carbon, the equivalent of taking 1.24 million cars off the road for a year," said Dan Lambe, president of the Arbor Day Foundation

Impossible Foods receive United Nations award

“Unless we act quickly to reduce or eliminate the use of animals in the food system, we are racing toward ecological disaster,” said Pat Brown at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.