Macron Focuses on Security, Trade Tensions, Inequalities and Climate For G7 Summit

Macron Focuses on Security, Trade Tensions, Inequalities and Climate For G7 Summit

Security, trade tensions, fighting inequalities and climate challenges will be key issues of the three-day G7 summit that will start on Saturday evening in Biarritz, in southern France, President Emmanuel Macron said in a televised speech,Trendreports citingXinhua . “This meeting is useful, important (…) otherwise we would have to divide among ourselves,” said Macron, adding […]

A Vision of The World Acting on Climate Change – Imagine

A Vision of The World Acting on Climate Change – Imagine

Nearly 1.5m students around the world walked out of school on March 15 2019 to protest about the failure of the world’s governments to tackle climate change. The young climate strikers are forcing climate change onto the news agenda but researchers have warned that without a way to mobilize their passion in the long-term, the […]

California Hit By Earthquake of 5.0 Magnitude

California Hit By Earthquake of 5.0 Magnitude

Weeks after a major earthquake rocked the region, a 5.0-magnitude quake shook central California Thursday afternoon just miles from the epicenter of the previous quakes,Trendreports citing Sputnik. The quake, which struck at 1:49 p.m. local time, had its epicenter located 2.4 kilometers directly beneath the China Lake Naval Weapons Base north of Ridgecrest, California. The […]

India’s Economic Stability Threatened Due To Floodings

India’s Economic Stability Threatened Due To Floodings

Climate change and bad policies have pushed India into a recurring cycle of floods and droughts which is threatening the country’s economic stability and environmental wellbeing. The current floods have so far killed around 250 people and displaced at least a million across four states in southern and western India. About half of the deaths […]

Climate Change To Lengthen Allergy Season

Climate Change To Lengthen Allergy Season

Every year, without fail, summer brings changes to our surroundings: more sunlight, heat, greenness, and flowers, among many others. For some people, these changes also mean increasing physical discomfort because along with the flowers, trees and grass come pollen. The discomfort caused by pollen can be felt by many people, like watery eyes or a […]

Majestic Animals Gone Extinct and Why

Majestic Animals Gone Extinct and Why

Tasmanian Tiger New genetic analysis suggests this species had been on the decline for millennia before humans arrived to drive them to extinction. The Tasmanian tiger, also known as the thylacine, was unique. … Sadly it was hunted to extinction in the wild, and the last known Tasmanian tiger died in captivity in 1936. Mexican Grizzly Bear Because the bears hunted the […]

US Mayors Join Forces To Tackle Climate Change

US Mayors Join Forces To Tackle Climate Change

As federal policymakers struggle to reach agreements on many of the toughest challenges facing the country, mayors are focused on grounded solutions to critical national issues. Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) released a report that analyzes more than 150 annual speeches given by mayors from cities, towns, and villages across America. While economic […]

Trump Triumphant is G20 While CNN Push More #FAKENEWS

Trump Triumphant is G20 While CNN Push More #FAKENEWS

Trump Triumphant is G20 While CNN Push More #FAKENEWS The Donald Trump seen on television is different from the one in real life, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the G20 summit, adding that after his meeting with the US leader in Hamburg, he felt like relations between the two countries could at least partially […]

Merkel Bans Free Speech, Attacks America First

Merkel Bans Free Speech, Attacks America First

Germany can not fight it’s refugee crime wave so it is simply banning the discussion of it everywhere. The crime rate among migrants in Germany rose by more than 50 per cent last year according to new figures, crimes by refugees, asylum-seekers and illegal immigrants rose to 174,438 in 2016 — an increase of 52.7 […]

Trump Stays with America First Dumps Eurocentric Climate Change Deal

Trump Stays with America First Dumps Eurocentric Climate Change Deal

Trump Stays with America First Dumps Eurocentric Climate Change Deal President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, CNN has reported from Washington D.C. “We’re getting out,” Trump said at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden in which he […]

Merkel Attacks America

Merkel Attacks America

Merkel Attacks America Merkel sat down with Obama, the man she calls a friend and with whom she shares the same political wavelength and then met with Donald Trump. The German leader Angelia Merkel then attacked America in a speech today calling on European nations to rely more on themselves. That is not good news […]

G7 Trump Vs Merkel

G7 Trump Vs Merkel

G7 Trump Vs Merkel And Merkel lost badly, unlike other G7 meetings America had a real representative at this one, no longer is America bending to the will of other nations. Trump kept his campaign promises and was tough on trade and big government. The Group of Seven (G7) summit ended up with an unusual […]

Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Real Estate Report Damac Properties Damac Properties, a pioneering property developer in the Mideast has recorded a net profit of USD240mn for the first quarter of this year, marking net margins of 45 percent. Additionally, the developer posted profits of Dh1.95bn, with gross profit margins of 54percent amid the period, whereas total assets grew […]

Expect President Donald Trump to Quit Paris Climate Agreement

Expect President Donald Trump to Quit Paris Climate Agreement

Expect President Donald Trump to Quit Paris Climate Agreement US President Elect Donald Trump is seeking ways of withdrawing from a global agreement to limit climate change, a source on his transition team said. Since he was elected last Tuesday, governments ranging from China to small island states have reaffirmed support for the Y 2015 […]

Malaysian Financial Scandal Surrounds Leo DiCaprio

Malaysian Financial Scandal Surrounds Leo DiCaprio

Malaysian Financial Scandal Surrounds Leo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio says he’s awaiting direction from the US Justice Department (DOJ) regarding any ill-gotten funds that may have supported his environmental foundation or Y 2013 film “The Wolf of Wall Street.” The award winning actor released a statement through his representatives Tuesday saying he will return any gifts […]

Actor/Activist DiCaprio Under-fire for Money Laundering

Actor/Activist DiCaprio Under-fire for Money Laundering

Actor/Activist DiCaprio Under-fire for Money Laundering A rainforest charity calls for the award winning actor/activist to renounce his connection to individuals involved in a Malaysian corruption scandal and return laundered money he allegedly received or give up his UN Messenger of Peace role. In perhaps the biggest attack on Leonardo DiCaprio’s environmental credibility, a rainforest […]

Australia Needs a Paris Plebiscite

Australia Needs a Paris Plebiscite

Australia Needs a Paris Plebiscite The Clexit Coalition has called on the Australian Government to conduct a plebiscite on whether Australia should withdraw from the Paris Climate Treaty. The Clexit (ClimateExit) Coalition, comprising over 170 representatives from 25 countries, was launched in London last week. It aims to prevent ratification or local enforcement of the […]

The Earth is Gaining Land at Coastlines, Not Losing It

The Earth is Gaining Land at Coastlines, Not Losing It

The Earth is Gaining Land at Coastlines, Not Losing It A new study reveals that the Earth is actually gaining more land at coastlines, contrary to the belief that global warming is leaving to shrinking continents. The Dutch Deltares Research Institute study found that the Earth has gained more than 107,000 square miles of land […]

Investor Commitment is Needed to Sustain Sustainability

Investor Commitment is Needed to Sustain Sustainability

Investor Commitment is Needed to Sustain Sustainability Progress has been made in integrating ESG (environmental, social, and governance) factors by institutional investors, it must continue. Institutional investors now face some challenges about their commitment to ESG. Many realize that these issues including climate change, workplace diversity, and long-standing corporate concerns such as executive compensation can drive […]

Australia’s East Coast Battered by Deadly Storms and Flooding

Australia’s East Coast Battered by Deadly Storms and Flooding

Australia’s East Coast Battered by Deadly Storms and Flooding Australian insurance companies exposed to deadly storms that struck the east coast at the weekend. It is just Monday, and so far, insurance companies have received more than 11,000 claims with estimated insured losses of $38-M. There was more severe damage on Sydney’s northern beaches, some […]

California Wildfire Season, “May be Dangerous and Difficult”

California Wildfire Season, “May be Dangerous and Difficult”

California Wildfire Season, “May be Dangerous and Difficult” A 5-year drought has left 40-M dead and dried-out trees in California, including 29-M that died last year California may be facing a dangerous and difficult wildfire season in Y 2016 despite a relatively wet Winter, federal officials warned Tuesday. Most of the rest of the country […]

Massive Wildfires are Burning Around the World

Massive Wildfires are Burning Around the World

Massive Wildfires are Burning Around the World Alberta’s unusually early and large fire is just the latest of many huge fires on an earth that’s grown hotter with more extreme weather. Earlier this year, large wildfires hit spots on opposite ends of the world, from Tasmania to Oklahoma-Kansas. Last year, Alaska and California pushed the […]

Investing in Reduced Deforestation is Money Well Spent

Investing in Reduced Deforestation is Money Well Spent

Investing in Reduced Deforestation is Money Well Spent It is widely agreed that reducing emissions from deforestation could bring about 33% of the Greenhouse gas emission reductions our planet needs by Y 2030 to stay on a 2-degrees trajectory. Protecting and managing forests wisely not only make sense from a climate perspective, it is also […]

Extreme Weather Strains Australian Firefighting Resources

Extreme Weather Strains Australian Firefighting Resources

Extreme Weather Strains Australian Firefighting Resources Australia’s firefighting resources will come under increasing strain as climate change causes Northern and Southern hemisphere bushfire seasons to overlap. Dozens of Australian firefighters have traveled to the United States to help fight more than 70 wildfires as the nation weathers one of its worst wildfire seasons in recent […]

Raging Wildfires Force Evacuations in Western Canada

Raging Wildfires Force Evacuations in Western Canada

Raging Wildfires Force Evacuations in Western Canada Massive Fort McMurray wildfires torching 750+ hectares Wildfires causing evacuation notices for hundreds in Alberta and BC, Canada, as crews continue to battle several blazes and experts say the dry temperatures could make for a long and brutal fire season. A wildfire raging in Fort McMurray prompted mandatory […]