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Like Mrs Thatcher on the steps of Downing Street in 1979, the Pope invokes St Francis of Assisi to help solve a crisis. When he got his current job, he took the name of Francis “as my guide and inspiration”. He takes the title of his new ...
Dear Secretary Clinton -
In your husband’s years in office, the greenhouse effect was still fairly novel science; even eight years ago, when you were first running for president, climate
change was not yet really a top-tier issue. In a ...
French Ecology Minister Ségolène Royal on Thursday invited Britain's Prince Charles
to the Paris climate
change conference in December on a personal visit to his London home, handing over a written invitation from President François ...
has reportedly become the latest high profile figure to shun fossil fuel company holdings in both his private investments and charitable trusts.
The heir to the throne has joined a number of institution and individuals who ...
has called for urgent action on tropical deforestation, arguing that the forests are essential for life on Earth, in a report published by his International Sustainability unit.
The report, notes that despite some success ...
While Prince Charles
’s visit to the White House lacks the buzz created when his son called on the U.S. president in December, President Barack Obama still cares enough to time a climate
-change announcement to the British royal’s ...
President Obama ordered the federal government Thursday to cut greenhouse emissions by 40% over the next decade, and said he hopes private businesses and other nations will follow suit.The executive order signed by Obama also directed the ...
has called on the international community to act on climate
change before we reach an irreversible situation. He said the climate
change agreement, which is set to be decided in Paris later this year, should “be seen as a new Magna ...
, who has long been an outspoken campaigner on climate
change, has made clear his frustration that more has not been done to tackle global warming, despite clear warnings from UN scientists of the potentially catastrophic risks it ...
Tackling global warming is the biggest challenge facing the world today, Prince Charles
has said, urging governments to act on climate
change before it is too late.
After months in which the crises in the Middle East and Ukraine have ...
“Zero emissions is an ambitious but achievable goal.” —UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonZero has become the most important number for humanity. Why?Any chance of stabilizing the climate
hinges on transitioning to zero greenhouse ...
Chief Raoni Metuktire, head of the Kayapò indigenous group from the Xingu region, deep in the Amazon rainforest, sits in a packed lecture hall in London. With his jutting lip plate and large feather headdress, the elderly, gently-spoken tribal ...
Capitalism should serve society’s “long-term interests and concerns”, and not the other way around, the Prince
of Wales has said at a major financial conference in London.
The Conference on Inclusive Capitalism, taking place on Tuesday ...
of Wales has issued a stark warning about the threat of climate
change - either the world continues on a path to destruction or creates an inclusive, sustainable and resilient society.
Charles's comments came as he gave the ...
Banks and other financial institutions are being pressured to report sustainability data in order to create long-term value, as negotiations attempt to drive responsible finance up the agenda.
The talks, which are being co-ordinated by ...
The only way now into the heart of the village of Moorland on the Somerset Levels, the epicentre of the unprecedented battering Britain is taking from the elements, is in an amphibious vehicle or on a tractor trailer. Mark and Kate Kirby were ...
The old man who used to live next door was almost 80 and still smoking. His wife did not like it and made him take his ciggie outside. We would chat over the back fence if I was in the garden. "It's a rum do," Mr T would say, "Smoked all my life. ...
change deniers are a bunch of "headless chickens" This past Thursday, the Buckingham Palace housed an awards ceremony for green entrepreneurs. Prince Charles
was present as this event, and he took advantage of the ...
has dismissed climate
change "deniers" as the "headless chicken brigade".
Campaigners who share his long-held green stance faced a "barrage of sheer intimidation" from the powerful anti-climate change lobby, the prince
of Wales, who has campaigned for years to reduce global warming, also spoke out against "the barrage of sheer intimidation" from powerful anti-climate change groups during an awards ceremony at Buckingham Palace last ...
of Wales has warned that the world is fast consuming its grandchildren's inheritance in the pursuit of short-term "untenable economic growth".
Charles said the "bank" of the natural world was being depleted and was in the red, ...
has urged businesses and governments to step up their efforts to tackle climate
change, after a new report found corporates face numerous barriers to producing "deforestation-free" goods.
Speaking at the launch of the ...
The environment is a "significant" factor in the Syrian conflict that has killed more than 100,000 people, Prince Charles
The heir to the throne said a drought and the the depletion of natural resources was one of the key ...
The planet is building up heat at the equivalent of four Hiroshima bombs worth of energy every second. And 90 percent of that heat is going into the oceans.
Right, now I've got your attention.
It's widely acknowledged that we ...
is funding his charities with profits from shipping royal-branded mineral water 6,000 miles to the Middle East in an arrangement that has been described by Friends of the Earth as "completely insane".