Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Written by: Kimberly White France is beginning the decade by phasing out single-use plastics. France became the first country in the world to ban disposable plastic cups and plates following the ban of single-use...
Written by: Kimberly White The UN Climate Change Conference has officially been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Originally set to take place in Glasgow this November, COP26 will be...
Written by: Kimberly White  Germany and Slovakia have committed to phasing out coal. The two European nations are the newest members of the Powering Past Coal Alliance.  The Powering Past Coal...
Written by: Alex Kirby If the climate crisis keeps you awake at night, the impact of what we casually throw away is sure to have you worried: it makes global heating a lot worse....
Written by: Kieran Cooke One of the pillars of industrial society is tottering: global fossil fuel demand is buckling, with only renewable energy expected to show any growth this year. Oil...
Written by: Kimberly White  The UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) has officially begun. Over the next two weeks, more than 25,000 representatives from 200 countries will come together in Madrid for the conference. UN...
Courtesy of Wadsam The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has issued a $4 million loan to Barakat Kandahar Solar Energy for the development of a 15.1MW solar power plant.
Written by: Kimberly White Indigenous groups in Brazil are calling on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate President Jair Bolsonaro for genocide and ecocide.  The Articulation of Indigenous Peoples from...
Written by: Catherine Nakalembe, Christina Justice, Hannah Kerner, Christopher Justice, and Inbal Becker-Reshef Food security is one of the most pressing issues, if not the most pressing, faced by many African countries today. And...
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...

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

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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...