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Vision 2020: Bermuda Climate Action Network

Vision 2020: Bermuda Climate Action Network

A group called the Bermuda Climate Action Network [Bermuda CAN] said they will working to address environmental concerns on the island, with their first initiative aiming to plant 2,020 trees in 2020. A spokesperson said, “The United Nations’ COP25 opened in Spain. This two-week conference involving global leaders addressing practical solutions... Read more of this article

AXA Launches New Phase In Its Climate Strategy

AXA Launches New Phase In Its Climate Strategy

AXA launched a new phase in its climate strategy, which “aims to accelerate its contribution to the transition towards a more sustainable and less carbon-intensive economy by 2050.” This announcement was made during the ‘AXA Climate Impact Day’, an event organized by AXA in collaboration with the United Nations Principles for... Read more of this article

Greta Thunberg Sails ‘Close To Bermuda’

Greta Thunberg Sails ‘Close To Bermuda’

Teenage environmentalist Greta Thunberg recently sailed ’close to Bermuda’ as she makes her way towards Europe from the United States, tweeting about her proximity to the island. She is best known for sparking the ‘school strike’ movement when, at age 15, she began spending her school days outside the Swedish parliament to call... Read more of this article

Photos: First Bermuda Climate Risk Forum Held

Photos: First Bermuda Climate Risk Forum Held

Michael Bloomberg joined Premier David Burt and climate champions from science, business and government at the first Bermuda Climate Risk Forum highlighting policy and pathways to a cleaner environment. Some 150 delegates turned out for yesterday’s inaugural event, presented by Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] in association with the Bermuda Institute... Read more of this article

Bermuda Climate Risk Forum On Wednesday

Bermuda Climate Risk Forum On Wednesday

Global experts on climate change including scientists and reinsurance industry leaders will join entrepreneur-philanthropist Michael Bloomberg and Bermuda Premier David Burt this Wednesday at the first Bermuda Climate Risk Forum. More than 120 delegates have already registered for the October 30 half-day event at Hamilton Princess & Beach Club,... Read more of this article

Bloomberg To Speak At Climate Risk Forum

Bloomberg To Speak At Climate Risk Forum

Three-term New York City mayor and entrepreneur Michael Bloomberg will be the keynote guest at a half-day, thought-leadership forum presented by the Bermuda Tourism Authority later this month in association with the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] and the inaugural Bermuda Championship, an official PGA Tour event. The Bermuda Climate Risk... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy’s ‘Fridays For Future’

Warwick Academy’s ‘Fridays For Future’

Warwick Academy held an event today [Oct 4] dubbed “Fridays For Future”, with a rally intended to bring awareness to climate change. A spokesperson said, “We have a super busy day here at Warwick Academy today. We started off with our Fridays For Future demonstration, which will be held on Fridays outside the school as our students... Read more of this article

Fridays For Future Bermuda Climate Rally

Fridays For Future Bermuda Climate Rally

Fridays for Future Bermuda members joined millions of high school students around the world on Friday [Sept 20] in a global demonstration demanding urgent action be taken on the issue of climate change. The local environmental group is part of the worldwide youth movement started by the Swedish school striker Greta Thunberg just over a year ago to draw... Read more of this article

Teen Environmentalists Plan Climate Rally

Teen Environmentalists Plan Climate Rally

Taking their cue from the movement started by teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg in Sweden, the Fridays For Future Bermuda group is holding a march from City Hall to the Cabinet Office to draw attention to climate change today [Aug 23]. Working in association with the Greenrock environmental group’s youth council, the high school students... Read more of this article

Video: Climate Change Rally In Hamilton

Video: Climate Change Rally In Hamilton

The Greenrock Youth Council and Fridays for Future Bermuda held a climate change rally today [July 19] in Hamilton, with young people marching from Nellie’s Walk to the Cabinet Office aiming to bring attention to climate change; with the group carrying signs and chanting “what do we want, climate justice, when do we want it, now.” The... Read more of this article

Climate Change Rally Set For This Friday

Climate Change Rally Set For This Friday

Greenrock and Fridays for Future Bermuda has formed the Greenrock Youth Council and will hold a climate change rally in Hamilton on Friday [July 19] from 11.30am to 1.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock has formed a Youth Council to provide young environmental advocates and green entrepreneurs with a platform to express their interests, proposed... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Students Climate Change Rally

Photos & Video: Students Climate Change Rally

[Updated with photos] Students carrying posters gathered on the Cabinet Office grounds in Hamilton today [June 14] as they made their voices heard on the subject of climate change. “What do we want, climate justice, when do we want it, now,” the students chanted, along with “you will die of old age, we will die of climate change.” In... Read more of this article

Column: Teen Offers Global Warming Challenge

Column: Teen Offers Global Warming Challenge

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Taking a courageous stand on a fundamental principle, that has global implications, is challenging for most people, let alone a 15-year-old girl. These past two weeks, during the UN’s Annual Climate Change Conference [COP24], many international media outlets have become aware of the story of one-such teen. Amongst... Read more of this article