World's poorest children missing out on pre-primary education

Eight in 10 of the world's poorest children—almost 50 million boys and girls—are missing out on vital education in the first few years of their life because of a chronic lack of funding in pre-primary education, according ...

Not all gloom: World leaders tout success at climate summit

World leaders joined President Joe Biden at the virtual climate summit Friday to share their stories how nations can break free of climate-damaging fossil fuels—from Kenyans leapfrogging from kerosene lamps to geothermal ...

Canada to hasten efforts to reduce carbon footprint: report

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will announce stepped up efforts to reduce Canada's carbon footprint when he meets other world leaders at a virtual climate summit hosted by US President Joe Biden this week, a media report said ...

Corporations agree to transparency on climate lobbying

Insurer American International Group Inc., railroad company CSX Inc. and electric companies Duke Energy Corp., FirstEnergy Corp. and Entergy Corp. have pledged to report publicly about their influence on climate policy and ...

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