WWF launches a new global campaign and calls for major investment in clean and renewable energy

A form of renewable energy - a wind farm in northern Germany.

Gland, Switzerland / June 06, 2013 – With a global call to action urging governments and financial institutions worldwide to increase investment in renewable energy by at least US$40 billion over the next 12 months, WWF yesterday launched its new international campaign under the slogan Seize Your Power. “We are running out of time. We know that if we continue to rely on fossil fuels we will face a future of worsening air pollution and an increasingly inhospitable climate. It is now our collective responsibility to commit to the future…

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CO2 levels of 400 ppm demand shift to renewable energy

GHG emissions

May 05, 2013 – The need to shift to sustainable and clean energy sources will be reinforced when the levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere reached 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in human history in the next few days. Scientists from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, are set to announce that levels of atmospheric CO2 are reaching 400ppm now, marking a critical point on the pathway to dangerous levels of global warming. “The imperative to drive down these emissions has never been stronger”,…

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The Inspiration Of One Hour Goes Beyond The Hour

MARCH 24 2013, SINGAPORE: Earth Hour has just concluded another record sweep around our planet from Samoa on one side of the International Date Line to the Cook Islands on the other, with hundreds of millions again uniting to send a clear message – we are determined to create a sustainable future for our planet. The event was observed in more than 7000 cities, towns and municipalities in more than 150 countries and territories, with many of the world’s best known human and natural landmarks going dark as the backdrop…

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