Human impacts on oceans nearly doubled in recent decade
2019-08-15 12:15:07

Human impacts on oceans nearly doubled in recent decade

Over the recent decade, total human impacts to the world's oceans have, on average, nearly doubled and could double again in the next decade without adequate action


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Japanese consortium to build world’s first electric tanker
2019-08-14 14:25:31

Japanese consortium to build world’s first electric tanker

Reducing carbon emissions means more than just every car on Earth being a Tesla. As bad as the amount of carbon pouring into the atmosphere from millions of gasoline and diesel powered vehicles is, the emissions from shipping are far worse

World ‘off track’ to meet most Sustainable Development Goals on hunger, food security and nutrition
2019-07-30 17:05:09

World ‘off track’ to meet most Sustainable Development Goals on hunger, food security and nutrition

Key parts of the Global Goals agenda linked to achieving zero-hunger are “off-track”, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, in an appeal for much greater public investment in farming

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’
2019-07-30 12:25:17

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’

In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantl

Climate more pressing than Brexit, say 71% of Britons – poll
2019-07-26 13:40:16

Climate more pressing than Brexit, say 71% of Britons – poll

Christian Aid poll finds climate emergency should be Boris Johnson’s top priority

France announces eco tax on plane tickets
2019-07-17 14:55:37

France announces eco tax on plane tickets

The French government announced that it will roll out a tax on all international flights departing from France starting in 2020. The small tax will generate a predicted $200 million USD in revenue every year

Climate change: a growing liability for companies and investors
2019-07-15 18:05:20

Climate change: a growing liability for companies and investors

As the consequences of anthropogenic climate change continue to manifest in social, economic and environmental spheres an increasing number of individuals, organizations and even countries will begin to seek redress though legal channels