The costs of failing to slash carbon pollution would rapidly balloon to reach trillions of dollars every year, as per a new study.
The new initiatives are part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 plan to diversify the kingdom’s oil-reliant economy.
COP26 in November this year will bring nations together to 'accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement' and the UNFCCC.
In November, France's top court gave the government a 3-month deadline to prove it was taking action on global warming.
Meanwhile, Japan and South Korea, both key industrial nations, have committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.
She said, "It is time for leaders to leave their comfort zones and see the danger that we are in and do something about it."
Indian climate activist Archana Soreng will join six others in UN's Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change
The young activists, aged between 18 and 28 years, will advise the UN chief regularly on accelerating global action and ambition to tackle the worsening climate crisis.
Thunberg was chosen among 136 nominees, from 79 organizations spanning 46 different countries around the world.
In a letter, the countries said the EU should continue to work on their climate neutrality plan and fulfil the Paris Agreement.
COP26, supposed to take place in Glasgow this year, has been postponed to 2021 because of coronavirus
Another summit on preserving threatened species, that would've taken place in China has also been pushed to next year.
EU unveils first ever climate law that will help in making all the countries climate neutral by 2050
To finance the climate transition, the EU plans to dedicate a quarter of its budget to tackling climate change.
Climate change adaptation: With little focus on transformation, we’re doing it wrong, review explains
Coming together of experts to discuss what could inspire large-scale, collective action to prevent climate catastrophes is necessary.
In 2019, she was named winners of Right Livelihood Award, known as “Alternative Nobel”, named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year.”
COP25 commences: Earth has a few turning points to avoid climate catastrophe — this week is one of them
Almost 200 world leaders have gathered in Madrid for climate talks which will determine the success of the Paris agreement.
The 28-nation bloc is aiming to reduce 40 percent by 2030, some leaders called for the target to be raised.
Results of 17 models used from 1970 and 2007 were studied to find how accurate their predictions were.
China is the biggest polluter, with 28 percent of the 2019 emissions and the US No. 2 at 14.5 percent.
Scientists go on 'Indiana Jones' mission to collect wild seeds, world over, to tackle climate change
The sturdier cousins of widely grown crops have evolved to survive harsh conditions, climate-proofing them.
Greta Thunberg sails to prove how 'impossible' it is living sustainably, highlight the need to make it easier
The yacht leaves little or no carbon footprint when its sails are up, using solar panels and hydro-generators for electricity.
Fossil fuel industry, political lobbyists, media moguls have been sowing doubt about climate change among the public but their hold is waning.