Jeff Bezos said the Bezos Earth Fund will fund scientists, activists, NGOs - any effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect Earth.
Nike's Move to Zero clothing collection blends recycled polyester with sustainable cotton and uses an innovative dyeing technology
The Gospers Mountain fire, near the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, was 512,626 hectares in size. The area larger than Long Island and Manhattan in New York City combined had been burning but has since been put out by the heavy rain.
The iceberg, with an area 6,000 sq km, broke free from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica in July 2017 and is now nearing the Southern Ocean. It is largely intact but the ocean's rougher waters will likely break it up.
“Britain was the first major economy in the world – let alone the EU - to place upon our own shoulders a legal obligation to be carbon neutral by 2050," said Boris Johnson.
“We analysed almost a quarter of a million cases of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests and found a clear link with acute air pollution levels," said Professor Kazuaki Negishi
Trump, who never mentioned his historic impeachment trial underway in the US Senate in Washington DC, never mentioned the words "climate change" and only once mentioned an environmental initiative and once slammed the climate protesters
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
In a longer blog post about the donation, Amazon committed to more than just a cash donation, saying it would use its technology to help relief efforts.
An estimated 8.4 million hectares of land has been burned and a total of 278 bushfires are still burning across Australia – 136 in NSW, 31 in Victoria, 23 in South Australia, 37 in Queensland, 26 in West Australia, 24 in Tasmania and one in the Northern Territory.