Environmentalists say the food giant’s latest policy to address the growing plastic pollution problem is unclear and lacks bite. As one of the largest providers of food and beverages in single-use plastics in the world, is it doing enough to make sure its plastic debris does not end up in the ocean?
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Protecting and growing blue carbon ecosystem—such as mangroves, tidal marshes, and seagrass meadows—offers a way to fight climate change. How is the Philippines, an archipelago blessed with many mangrove forests, doing this?
A combination of growing energy demand, strong wind and solar resources, and political support for development has made investing in renewable energy an attractive prospect in the region. Aaron Daniels explains how companies can ensure their projects are bankable.
According to a recent paper in the journal Nature, the amount of carbon emissions that can be emitted before breaching the 1.5°C warming threshold is somewhat larger than was previously thought. But this is no reason for complacency.
Charlotte MIddlehurst and Lili Pike, Chinadialogue –
China has provided huge funding supposedly to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate impacts, but it is also financing coal projects included in the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI). What do recipient countries make of this?
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Brazil and the Philippines are the most dangerous countries for activists fighting mining, agribusiness and hydroelectric companies for their rights to land, forests, and rivers, a new report by Global Witness found.
The Philippines' promising economic outlook is being threatened by the adverse impacts of climate change. Being one of the most susceptible countries to changes in climatic conditions and natural disasters ...