Climate Change

"Four In Five People Want Stronger Climate Action, Says UNDP Survey"

"Four in five people want their governments to take stronger action to tackle climate change, according to a United Nations survey. The UN Development Programme (UNDP), which published the poll on Thursday, said that 72 per cent of people across the 77 countries surveyed said they supported a quick transition from fossil fuels to clean energy."

Source: Business Standard, 06/21/2024

"A Key Court Ruling Could Weaken U.S. Environmental Protections"

"The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on whether to overturn the Chevron doctrine, a landmark precedent that has stood for 40 years. Scrapping the doctrine could have major impacts on regulation in such areas as pollution, climate change, and endangered species."

Source: YaleE360, 06/20/2024

Hundreds Died Amid Heat During This Year’s Hajj In Saudi Arabia: Officials

"Hundreds of people died during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia as the faithful faced intense high temperatures at Islamic holy sites in the desert kingdom, officials said Wednesday as people tried to claim their loved ones’ bodies."

Source: AP, 06/20/2024


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