What causes climate change (also known as global warming)? And what are the effects of climate change?
Germany’s foreign minister Heiko Maas and economy minister Peter Altmaier have called for closer global cooperation in key energy transition areas, such as green hydrogen, to help the world reach ambitious climate targets.
More than 58 million people currently living in the U.S. — 17 percent of the population — are of Latin-American descent. By 2065 that percentage is expected to rise to nearly a quarter. Hardly a monolith, this diverse group includes people with roots in dozens of countries; they or their ancestors might have arrived here at any point between the 1500s and today. They differ culturally, linguistically and politically.
The Brazilian government has banned most land clearing for 60 days, in an attempt to stop the fires which have devastated parts of the Amazon rainforest.
The UK has been chosen to host the major UN climate change summit, known as COP26, an event it will co-host with Italy. It was originally scheduled for November 2020 but has been postponed to November 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.