A major international conference on preserving the world's biodiversity is to open on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, with speakers including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
Canadian companies are helping drive a wave of fossil fuel expansion in Africa, new data from German climate and human rights group Urgewald shows, and climate advocates say the federal government must step in with strong regulations to turn the tide.
On a thermometer, a tenth of a degree seems tiny, barely noticeable. But small changes in average temperature can reverberate in a global climate to turn into big disasters as weather gets wilder and more extreme in a warmer world.
African officials outlined their priorities for the upcoming U.N. climate summit, including a push to make heavily polluting rich nations compensate poor countries for the environmental damage done to them.