Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations has recognized the right to a healthy environment for the first time.  In a landmark decision, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) passed resolution...
Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Angola has joined a global call to strengthen international environmental law to tackle wildlife crime.  Earlier this year, Gabon and Costa Rica advocated for...
It has been nearly fifty years since the historic UN Conference on the Environment in Stockholm. The 1972 conference was the first of its kind to prioritize environmental issues and represented a turning point in the development...
Written by: Kimberly White  Countries from around the world are calling for an end to new coal power.  During the UN General Assembly, a coalition of seven countries launched the No...
Written by: Kimberly White  The government of Vanuatu has launched an international campaign to seek an advisory opinion on the issue of climate change and human rights from the world's highest court, the International...
Written by: Kimberly White The United States has pledged to double its international climate finance contribution.  The U.S. initially committed to a contribution of $5.7 billion annually at President Biden's Leaders...
Written by: Kimberly White  It is time for the world’s main emitters to do more to tackle the climate emergency. New research from the United Nations and World Resources Institute shows that the G20...
Written by: Jessica Heiges and Kate O'Neill Most consumers don’t pay much attention to the packaging that their purchases come in, unless it’s hard to open or the item is really over-wrapped....
Written by: Deepa Padmanaban Unprecedented heat waves swept through Canada, the United States, and northern India this year, claiming hundreds of lives. These heat waves are not new: In India, 17,000 deaths have occurred because of...
Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Canada has announced a substantial new investment to support Indigenous-led conservation.  The Canadian government will provide up to $340 million in new funding over...

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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...