Activists seeking to pressure U.S. politicians to fight climate change blocked major traffic hubs in the U.S. capital on Monday – chaining themselves to a sailboat in one location – as they sought to draw attention to a U.N. Climate Summit that will be attended by leaders from about 60 countries.
The African Farmers Association of South Africa in Limpopo says the drought conditions have negative impact on their business. The farmers have problems accessing water due to drying dams and rivers as well as water restrictions.
The world’s poorest people, increasingly buffeted by storms, floods and droughts, have been getting less than 1 cent a day each in international help to protect them from wild weather and rising seas as the Earth heats up, aid group Oxfam said Monday.
The UN’s Secretary General António Guterres is calling on world leaders to come with concrete and realistic plans to bring their national net carbon emissions down to zero by 2050 at UN’s Climate Action Summit on September 23 in New York.
Hundreds of young people in Kenya have taken part in a strike to demand action from global leaders against climate change.