Environmental News

Carney sides with Greta Thunberg against Trump over climate

Bank of England governor backs environmental activist’s stance on global heating Carney says public opinion has shifted on the climate crisis, while the finance sector is now more generally aware of the risks and opportunities involved. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images Mark Carney has provided backing for Greta Thunberg in her clash with Donald…

Donald Trump takes veiled swipe at environmental ‘alarmists’ in Davos as Greta Thunberg looks on

President Donald Trump launched a veiled attack on environmental “alarmists” in a speech to business and political leaders in Davos, taking a swipe at the World Economic Forum’s key focus this year.Speaking at the Swiss resort town on Tuesday, Trump invoked those who predicted an “overpopulation crisis” and the end of oil, saying: “These alarmists…

YouTube ran ads for major brands, environmental nonprofits on climate misinformation videos

Greenpeace is not happy that its advertisements were found on YouTube videos featuring climate change denialism and misinformation.The environmental nonprofit on Thursday called on YouTube to change how it handles content that denies or downplays global warming, pushing the social media giant to pull ads and change its recommendation algorithm.The ads were brought to Greenpeace’s…