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WWF: World Needs US Climate Leadership Before COP26

In response to the ongoing negotiations of climate provisions in the Congressional reconciliation package, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from President & CEO Carter Roberts:

Walrus From Space – Animal Spotters Wanted to Join Mass Survey

WWF and British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are seeking the public’s help to search for walrus in thousands of satellite images taken from space, with the aim of learning more about how walrus will be impacted by the climate crisis. It’s hoped half a million people worldwide will join the new ‘Walrus from Space’ research project, a census of Atlantic walrus and walrus from the Laptev Sea, using satellite images provided by space and intelligence company Maxar Technologies’ DigitalGlobe.

Wärtsilä releases renewables report, ahead of COP26

The technology group Wärtsilä has issued a report ahead of COP26, the UN’s Climate Change Conference to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, this autumn, demonstrating the environmental and economic opportunities for states that decarbonise rapidly. The report will be presented at the Economist Sustainability Week event on 6 October.