Rapid, large-scale, coordinated action needed to beat pollution
2017-12-12 10:10:27

Rapid, large-scale, coordinated action needed to beat pollution

Noting the severity of the threats posed by pollution to both people and the planet, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres highlighted the need for rapid


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Careless disposal of antibiotics could produce ‘ferocious superbugs,’ UN environment experts warn
2017-12-11 13:45:16

Careless disposal of antibiotics could produce ‘ferocious superbugs,’ UN environment experts warn

Growing antimicrobial resistance linked to the discharge of drugs and some chemicals into the environment is one of the most worrying health threats today

In major new report, UN environment chief urges ambitious action to save planet from 'pollution menace'
2017-12-04 13:55:37

In major new report, UN environment chief urges ambitious action to save planet from 'pollution menace'

Every part of the planet and every person is affected by pollution – the world's largest killer – and while solutions are within reach, new policies, enhanced public and private sector leadership, redirected investments

Bank of England: Fintech competition could cut banks' profits by £1 billion
2017-11-30 10:30:16

Bank of England: Fintech competition could cut banks' profits by £1 billion

The Bank of England thinks banks could be underestimating the risks to their business posed by financial technology startups

Climate engineering is risky, but should be explored, experts say at UN conference
2017-11-30 10:10:43

Climate engineering is risky, but should be explored, experts say at UN conference

Climate engineering, or climate intervention, is risky but needs to be explored as a supplement – not as a 'Plan B' – to greenhouse gas emissions reduction

UN conference closes with renewed urgency for greater ambition to tackle climate change
2017-11-29 11:50:27

UN conference closes with renewed urgency for greater ambition to tackle climate change

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) wrapped up on Friday in Bonn, Germany, with delegations expressing a renewed sense of urgency and a need for greater ambition to tackle climate change

1000 profitable solutions to solve climate change
2017-11-27 17:10:12

1000 profitable solutions to solve climate change

When I was flying with my solar plane over the Atlantic Ocean, I remember looking at the sun that was giving energy to my four electric motors and their huge propellers. There was no noise, no pollution