Germany says it is planning to phase out all its coal power stations over the next 18 years. Chancellor Angela Merkel has failed to keep Germany’s climate goals on track, missing 2020 targets under the Paris Agreement. More via @business :
Larry Fink rules on the best global standards for climate risk reporting
Just 16, @GretaThunberg is already one of our planet’s greatest advocates. Recognizing that her generation will bear the brunt of climate change, she’s unafraid to push for real action. She embodies our vision at the @ObamaFoundation : A future shaped by young leaders like her.
The catastrophic fires in Australia are the latest example of the very real and very urgent consequences of climate change. It’s on us to stay focused and protect the one planet we’ve got for the next generation:
Donald Trump believes climate change is a hoax. Donald Trump is an idiot.
I say to those who are delaying action on climate change: Look at the blood-red sky and unbreathable air in Australia because of raging forest fires. Our futures are all connected. That is why we must bring the world together and enact a Green New Deal.
Greta Thunberg to world leaders at the U.N. climate summit: “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words”
"You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words," climate activist Greta Thunberg tells the UN. "We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you."
Just a thought: Which should be considered more “marginal” - believing in Santa at age 7 or not believing in climate change at age 72?