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Meta sets out commitments to fight climate change

Tuesday 2 November 2021 | 11:35 CET | News
Facebook's parent company Meta has announced details of its series of efforts to combat climate change at the start of the UN's COP26 summit in Glasgow. The commitments include extending Facebook's Climate Science Center platform first launched in September 2020 to more than 100 countries, allowing more people to access factual resources from leading climate bodies such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, UN Environment Programme and more than 200 others.

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Companies: Facebook / Meta
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