Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg put delegates at the United Nations climate summit on notice from her generation: "We'll be watching you". Rachel Kyte, the U.N.'s special representative for sustainable energy for all, said the summit is meant to be a response to that call for action. 'Our global carbon credit is maxed out, ' he added.
An internationally respected group of scientists, including Professor Francois Engelbrecht from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, have urgently called on world leaders to accelerate efforts to tackle climate change. Appealing to industry leaders, the United Nations deputy chief said they have important roles to play. "We ask of worldwide locations to commit to carbon neutrality in 2050".
Efforts to reconnect with the lander, which reached the lunar surface with a hard landing on the morning of September 7, have so far failed. But first of all, we have to understand what really happened to the lander. "In case of technology demonstration, the success percentage was nearly full", he said. "Discussion is on about the future plan... nothing is finalised".
The strikes were inspired by the Friday for Futures protests, a weekly walk-out of school-aged youth initiated by Swedish activist Greta Thurnberg. Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, among the world's only national leaders who publicly question climate science, are not due to take part, their representatives said .
Amazon's announcement marks the most sweeping climate-related action from the company, one day before more than 1,500 Seattle-based workers planned a walkout to draw attention to their criticisms of the company's climate policies. Come late 2022, Rivian expects to have 10,000 of the electric vans roaming streets with Amazon packages onboard. "We want to use our scope and our scale to lead the way", Bezos told a news conference in the USA capital, aiming to shake off the firm's reputation ...
The lander, created to execute a soft-landing on the lunar surface, and rover have a mission life of one Lunar day, which is equivalent to 14 earth days. Chandrayaan-2's predecessor Chandrayaan-1 had created history around a decade ago by confirming the presence of iced water in the region. According to ISRO, Vikram has been spotted on the surface of the moon by India's Chandrayaan 2 orbiter, which is now circling the moon.