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Statement: United Nations agree to framework for historic treaty to reduce global plastic pollution

"Whales, sea turtles, birds and, in fact, all nature on our planet have suffered long enough. It’s time to go big, to go global.”

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Statement: AIG Announces Climate Goals; Commits To No New Investment Or Insurance For Dirtiest Energy Sources

AIG announced several commitments on Tuesday in line with an overall plan “to achieve Net Zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its global underwriting and investment portfolios by 2050, or sooner.” Along with other pledges, AIG said it will no longer invest in or provide insurance for any new energy exploration activities in the Arctic. As the first major U.S. insurance company to make such an announcement, AIG joins the six largest banks in the United States and Canada’s five largest banks in declining to help oil and gas companies do business in the Arctic.

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Statement: President Biden renews pushes on climate change, environment

WASHINGTON -- In President Joe Biden’s first State of the Union address, he urged Congress to adopt a suite of clean energy tax credits and other environmental programs, saying his plan will “cut energy costs for families an average of $500 a year by combating climate change.”

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Statement: New IPCC climate impacts report reinforces need for urgent action

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new report on climate impacts, adaptation and vulnerability on Monday.

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More than 250 leaders from 30-plus states urge Congress to pass climate legislation

More than 250 local and state government officials, health professionals, small business owners, academics and environmental groups from 34 states plus the District of Columbia sent a letter to Congress Wednesday urging them to quickly pass legislation to address climate change.

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