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Minister of Environmental Protection Tamar Zandberg speaks during a Conference of Heads of Local Authorities, in Ramat Negev, southern Israel, July 22, 2021. Photo by Flash90

Israel joins world’s carbon-free bandwagon, but some wonder if it makes economic and scientific...

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Israel’s government unanimously agreed on July 25 to adopt a low-carbon economy, “part of its commitment to the global effort” to reduce greenhouse gases. It’s the first time that Israel has set a national...
The Middle East as seen from 250 miles above in this photo from the International Space Station. Countries, from left, along the Mediterranean coast include Egypt, Gaza, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey. The major waterways shown from left to right are the Nile River, Gulf of Suez, Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea, April 4, 2016. Credit: NASA on Flickr via Wikimedia Commons.

Deep-sea shark discovery in Israel sheds light on understanding of climate change

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A research initiative led by the University of Haifa and partners in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea recently revealed deep-sea brine pools and related habitat hotspots, including hundreds of deep-water sharks and the largest concentration...
Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations and United States Gilad Erdan. Source: Screenshot.

At virtual UN event, Israel commits to phasing out fossil fuels by 2050

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The Israeli Mission to the United Nations and Israel’s Ministry of Energy held a global, virtual event on the subject of Israeli innovation in energy on Tuesday. The event took place as part of...
Israeli-American actress, producer and activist Noa Tishby. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Noa Tishby takes action to offset book’s carbon footprint

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Israeli-American actress, producer and activist Noa Tishby has partnered with the financial-services company Aspiration to offset the carbon impact of her debut book Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth. She announced...
Eco Wave Power technology in action. Credit: Eco Wave Power.

Israeli-Swedish ocean-wave energy producer wins UAE Global Innovation Award

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Swedish-Israeli wave energy developer Eco Wave Power (EWP) has won the public voting for the Global Innovation Award in the “Life Under Water” category at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week for its solution to generate...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu holds press conference at the Health Ministry in Jerusalem on Dec. 9, 2020. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Netanyahu: ‘Israel is a global leader in cutting coal consumption’

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the 2020 Climate Ambition Summit this weekend about the progress his government has made and the challenges it faces in the field of clean energy. In a pre-recorded video address, broadcast...
The Israeli delegation leads attendees in singing Hatikvah, the Israeli national anthem, at BBYO International Convention in Dallas, Feburary 2020. Photo by Jason Dixson Photography.

For the 3,500 teens at the annual BBYO convention, the world needs their help

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DALLAS—Seventeen-year-old Swedish climate-change activist Greta Thunberg was not at BBYO’s International Convention here last week, but when her name was mentioned, throngs of teenagers applauded and screamed as if she was. That’s because climate-change activism...
Photo: Sen. Bernie Sanders speaking at the CNN Climate Change town hall. Credit: Screenshot.

Why people of faith should oppose Bernie Sanders on population growth

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American Jews are divided on many issues. But if there is one true consensus issue for American Jews, it’s abortion. A Pew Research Center poll showed that more than 81 percent of the community...

What this rabbi learned about climate change from the Torah

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In the past, when Shoshana Meira Friedman thought about climate change, she felt helpless. Friedman: “I got more and more overwhelmed seeing how terrible the environmental crisis really was, and it was actually when I...

Is fighting climate change a jewish duty?

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Preserving the planet is a duty for the Jewish community, rabbis and activists told The Jerusalem Post. “From a Jewish religious standpoint the idea of stewardship for God’s world is incredibly important, and anybody who’s...