Wednesday, October 20, 2021
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  New Jersey schools will now be required to teach students about climate change.  The New Jersey State Board of Education has adopted new guidelines to incorporate climate...
Written by: Kimberly White  The City of Houston has committed to 100 percent renewable energy. Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that the city has teamed up with NRG Energy to power all municipal operations with...
Written by: Kimberly White Last week, the New York Yankees became the first major North American sports organization to sign on to the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework. The...
Written by: Kimberly White  Organizations across the United States are calling on the Biden-Harris Administration and Congress to take action on plastic pollution. The group of 257 organizations, including dozens of members of the...
Written by: Mike Gaworecki Restoring forests in areas where they once stood is an important step toward halting climate change. It helps to ensure a host of other environmental services, too, like provision of...
Written by: Jan Ellen Spiegel This year, Colorado College met a goal it set in 2009 to become carbon neutral. It’s one of a small group of U.S. colleges to reach that milestone.
Written by: Stacy Savage In August 2018, the Dallas City Council voted to approve a recycling ordinance for all multi-family dwellings with 8 units or more. By January 1, 2020 all affected multi-family properties must provide...
Written by: Kimberly White The Smokey Bear wildfire prevention campaign was launched 75 years ago in 1944 and is the longest-running public service campaign in U.S. history. Smokey Bear has been protecting the forest...
Written by: Kimberly White U.S. government officials recently seized 1,400 pounds of shark fins at a port in Miami, Florida. Wildlife inspectors discovered the shark fins hidden in eighteen boxes on a ship docked...

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Nature Doesn’t Recognise Borders but Countries Can Collaborate to Save Species. The Escazú Agreement...

Written by: Rebecca K. Runting, Leslie Roberson, and Sofía López-Cubillos Nature rarely recognises national...

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...