"Unlike you, my generation will not give up without a fight," the Swedish activist told a House panel.
"The environment concerns the well-being of people in all countries. We need to take into full account people's longing for a better life and good environment, as well as our responsibility for future generations," Xi said.
"It is good to have this opportunity to have an in-depth exchange of views with you on climate change," Chinese President Xi Jinping said during his opening remarks at the Leaders Summit on Climate, an event signaling President Joe Biden's commitment to an issue sidelined by his predecessor.
The Biden administration is aiming to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 but Extinction Rebellion activists say that's not enough.
Weather data is a public good.
Issues concerning global climate change will be discussed before the world by President Joe Biden and 40 world leaders he invited to the two-day virtual Leaders Summit on Climate that can be viewed by livestream, beginning Thursday and ending Friday.
Sophie Diao, the artist behind the video, said she was inspired by "the stories of people who had planted trees when they were very young."
Moscow Deputy Mayor Maxim Liksutov told Newsweek that, while the president speaks for all of Russia, "as representatives of the largest Russian metropolis, we hope that our contribution to the international green agenda will help the Russian negotiating position in more complex geopolitical issues."
"This is the single biggest multilateral, global negotiation that the world has ever needed," Kerry said on Wednesday.
"The climate crisis is a crisis born of injustice, and it is a crisis born of the pursuit of profit at any and all human and ecological cost," the New York Democrat said.
The top four bankers of fossil fuels—and thus of climate chaos worldwide—JPMorgan Chase, Citibank, Wells Fargo and Bank of America—are all familiar Wall Street faces.
The Swedish climate activist said the United Nations meeting should be postponed until worldwide COVID vaccine rates have risen.
Big Tech is now overtaking Big Oil as the biggest power player in Washington lobbying.
Four more years of former President Donald Trump could have led the world's laggards to further stall efforts to curb climate change.
How we choose to rebuild from the rubble of the COVID-19 pandemic and take on the pre-pandemic status quo represents a once in a lifetime opportunity for progress and environmental justice.
In the world of nature-based solutions, preventing deforestation will have the biggest near-term impact on slowing the rate of global warming.
Tokyo's governor and former environment minister Yuriko Koike makes an appeal.
Widespread solar geoengineering is only likely to be used in the future if significant regions of the planet become too warm to be habitable, an expert said.
The U.S. has refused to sign onto a United Nations agreement asking member nations to accept refugees from regions devastated by climate change.
Members of the main opposition Conservative Party voted 54 percent to 46 percent in rejecting the policy addendum.
An iceberg split on such a scale only happens roughly once every 10 years, researchers said. This time, a research ship was nearby.
Legal action backed by attorneys general in 21 states challenges the president's executive order revoking the permit.
As Texans recover from the current crisis, and as other crises arise around the country, all Americans would do well to reject leaders who treat some of their constituents' lives as valuable and others as expendable.
The veteran actress and activist, 83, is protesting against the controversial Enbridge Line 3 replacement in the state.
Gore said the Byhalia oil pipeline project is racist and told South Memphis protesters that it will poison the local water supply.