Natural hazards don’t always spell disaster: UN risk reduction chief
2019-11-07 12:00:40

Natural hazards don’t always spell disaster: UN risk reduction chief

Tsunamis are rare, but when they strike, they are the deadliest and most costly of natural hazards. With half of the world’s population expected to live in coastal areas more prone to tsunamis by 2030


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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

America's renewable energy capacity is now greater than coal
2019-06-20 13:05:04

America's renewable energy capacity is now greater than coal

America's coal industry has already been left in the dust by natural gas. Now it's under immense pressure from the renewable energy boom

India Is Now Investing More in Solar Than Coal
2019-06-17 13:05:04

India Is Now Investing More in Solar Than Coal

India needs power. Good thing it's moving away from coal and honoring its commitment to use renewables. And now, for the first time, India's 2018 investment in solar power outpaced coal