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Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations General Assembly has recognized the right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment as a universal human right in a historic vote.  The landmark resolution passed with overwhelming support by the UN General Assembly...
Written by: Simon Read Scientists are becoming increasingly alarmed about humanity wrecking something very fundamental to all of us: the soil under our feet. Why? Because up to 40 percent of the land on Earth is now degraded, worsening climate change...
Written by: Kimberly White  The Vatican is calling for an immediate phase-out of fossil fuels. A top Vatican official has signaled support for an agreement to cease fossil fuel expansion and phase-out existing production. During a press conference centered around Pope...
Written by: Jennifer Marlon and Joseph Manning Cleopatra wouldn’t have seen the clouds of ash darken the sky from her throne in Alexandria, but the effects of the eruption of an Alaskan volcano rippled through Egypt and the rest of...
Written by: Kimberly White  Faith institutions from around the globe are taking a stance against fossil fuels. Thirty-five faith institutions from seven countries have announced a multimillion-dollar divestment from fossil fuel companies in a joint statement from the World Council of...
Written by: Max Callaghan Limiting global warming to 1.5℃ above pre-industrial levels requires reaching net zero emissions by the middle of this century. This means that, in less than three decades, we need to reverse more than a century of rising emissions and bring...
Written by: Mitchell Beer A group of 15 trainees will be heading out into the field to begin converting two Alberta oilfield sites into solar farms, after graduating from a rapid upskilling program for fossil industry and Indigenous workers...
Written by Kimberly White  The future of one of the world’s most biodiverse countries may become a little greener following a surprising electoral victory. Gustavo Petro and his running mate, Goldman Environmental Prize-winning environmental activist Francia Márquez, won Colombia’s 2022...
Written by: Samantha Harrington https://youtu.be/roG6zXTUPgs It’s officially hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean, and it’s expected to be an active one. In a webinar on Friday, June 3, Eye on the Storm meterologists Jeff Masters and Bob Henson presented a preview of the...
Written by: Rene Van Acker, Evan Fraser, and Lenore Newman Globally, about one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture and food systems. The carbon footprint of food systems includes all the emissions from its growing, processing, transportation and waste. Agriculture is...
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EU Agrees Groundbreaking New Law to Halt Deforestation in World First

Written by: Kimberly White  Products linked to deforestation will soon be prohibited in marketplaces across the European Union. EU decision-makers have concluded negotiations for a...

Wolves and Brown Bear Numbers Are Up in Europe, a New Report Shows

Written by: Stephen Hall Predators such as wolves and brown bears were once a common sight in Europe and could be found roaming in every...

Carbon-Busting Hemp Could Help Transform Scottish Agriculture to Zero Emissions

Written by: Wisdom Dogbe and Cesar Revoredo-Giha Hemp is one of the oldest traded plants in the world, and cultivation in Scotland started as far back...