Atlantic Mag: The suffering caused by a warming and more temperamental environment is already happening, and it isn’t distributed equally, nor will it be...Communities and activists see the road trip—along the 3,000 miles between Miami and San Francisco—as an opportunity to showcase ongoing disasters ahead of next year’s UN climate meeting...a recent study indicated that the virtually all-Latino population of farmworkers in the area faces regular heat-related illnesses'
Moore notes that America was able to make this progress despite never signing the Kyoto Protocol, never enacting a carbon tax, refusing to impose a "cap and trade" carbon emission program, and "that environmental villain Donald Trump pull[ing] America out of the Paris climate accord."
So America is doing pretty well on its own. But how's Europe doing? Not great overall. BP's study found that European Union emissions were up overall (1.5%), "with just Spain accounting for 44% of the increase in EU emissions." The UK and Denmark, however, did report their lowest carbon emissions yet, though still not matching the U.S.
The fund’s Executive Director Howard Bamsey unexpectedly resigned, leaving GCF scrambling to find a successor...
South African board member and former co-chair, Zaheer Fakir: 'We’ve always operated on the basis of having $10 billion at our disposal and this is the message that has been communicated at various platforms around the world. The lack of clarity on whether those pledges will be fulfilled, coupled with negative exchange rate factors, has resulted in a situation where $10 billion is not the figure we have at our disposal to program — the actual figure is much less.'