Davos bosses sound alarm over climate and political fires

Business / Economy Jan 16, 2020

Davos bosses sound alarm over climate and political fires

Business chiefs on Wednesday insisted they are not waiting on bickering governments to fight climate change, after Wall Street titan BlackRock joined a campaign pressuring companies to do more in the buildup to a week of networking in Davos, Switzerland. Prior to the new decade's ...

I wouldn't have wasted my time on Trump, says Greta Thunberg

World Dec 31, 2019

I wouldn't have wasted my time on Trump, says Greta Thunberg

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg said Monday that talking to U.S. President Donald Trump at a United Nations summit on global warming would have been a waste of time since he would not have paid any attention. In an interview with BBC radio’s "Today" ...

World Dec 30, 2019

Bank of England chief calls for faster action on climate change

Bank of England head Mark Carney, soon to become U.N. special envoy on climate action and finance, is urging companies to move faster on helping to cut carbon emissions. In an interview Monday on the BBC "Today" radio program guest-edited by Swedish teenage climate activist ...