Wednesday, October 20, 2021

UN Recognizes the Right to a Healthy Environment in Historic Vote

Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations has recognized the right to a healthy environment for the first time. 

Angola Joins Global Call to Strengthen International Environmental Law to Tackle Wildlife Crime

Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Angola has joined a global call to strengthen international environmental law to...

What is ‘Eco-Anxiety’ and How Can We Ease Young People’s Fears for the Planet?

Written by: Kate Whiting Images of wildfires scorching trees, hurricanes flattening houses and flash floods upturning cars are the...

Julian Cribb- Earth Detox: Charting the Path Toward a Safer, Cleaner World

https://www.youtube.com/embed/BRRk_kWl2Z8 Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and...

Stockholm+49: Make 2022 a Game Changer

It has been nearly fifty years since the historic UN Conference on the Environment in Stockholm. The 1972 conference was the first...

Global Coal Plant Projects Down 76% Since 2015

Written by: The Energy Mix The global pipeline of new coal plant projects has shrunk 76 percent since 2015,...

It Is Time to Change the Rules of the Game: Making Ecocide an International...

https://youtu.be/YOSq9PtejUA Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI

Nobel Prize: Why Climate Modellers Deserved the Physics Award – They’ve Been Proved Right...

Written by: Dr. Pushp Raj Tiwari This year’s Nobel prize in physics has been...

How the “Best Accidental Climate Treaty” Stopped Runaway Climate Change

Written by: Jenessa Duncombe The international treaty that phased out the production of ozone-depleting chemicals has prevented between 0.65°C...

7 Countries Launch Initiative to End New Coal Power

Written by: Kimberly White  Countries from around the world are calling for an end to new coal power. 

Vanuatu Launches Campaign to Seek International Court of Justice Opinion on Climate Change and...

Written by: Kimberly White  The government of Vanuatu has launched an international campaign to seek an advisory opinion on...

U.S. Pledges to Double International Climate Finance

Written by: Kimberly White The United States has pledged to double its international climate finance contribution. 

Human Rights Could Address the Health and Environmental Costs of Food Production

Written by: David R. Boyd Industrially produced food appears to be cheap but is...

Siberia’s Wildfires Dwarf All Others on the Globe Combined

Written by: Stephanie Parker This summer, severe consequences of climate change were felt around the world: tornadoes, hurricanes, flash floods and wildfires. In...

Hollywood Climate Summit: Entertainment Industry Joins Together to Address the Climate Crisis

The entertainment industry is coming together to address the climate emergency. The Hollywood Climate Summit has officially kicked off its four-day interactive...

G20 Urgently Needs to Step Up Climate Leadership Now

Written by: Kimberly White  It is time for the world’s main emitters to do more to tackle the climate...

Circularity and The Race to Zero: How a Circular Economy Could Help Combat the...

The countdown is on for the Exponential Climate Action Summit: Circularity and The Race to Zero, a global broadcast focused on the...

This Is Why It’s Good Business to Invest in Nature Conservation

Written by: Johnny Wood Unsustainable economic growth has had devastating consequences for ecosystems that are under threat from climate...

Over 2,000 Scientists and Academics Call for World Leaders to Negotiate a Treaty to...

Written by: Kimberly White  Scientists and academics across the globe have joined together in a call to phase out...

Packaging Generates A Lot of Waste – Now Maine and Oregon Want Manufacturers to...

Written by: Jessica Heiges and Kate O'Neill Most consumers don’t pay much attention to...

Specifically Tailored Action Plans Combat Heat Waves in India

Written by: Deepa Padmanaban Unprecedented heat waves swept through Canada, the United States, and northern India this year, claiming...

Harvard Moves to Divest from All Fossil Fuels

Written by: Kimberly White  Harvard University is moving away from the fossil fuel industry. 

Canada Announces $340 Million Investment to Support Indigenous-led Conservation

Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Canada has announced a substantial new investment to support Indigenous-led conservation. 

African Tropical Mountain Forests Store Far More Carbon Than Previously Thought – New Research

Written by: Aida Cuní Sanchez, Martin Sullivan, and Phil Platts Tropical forests are well...

U.N. Science Panel Releases Initial Findings of Upcoming Overview of the Amazon

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Natasha Vizcarra An international panel of 200 scientists has called...

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