A recent Supreme Court order, reinstating a ban on the sale of firecrackers before the festival of Diwali, is the latest in the long line of desperate judicial interventions to deal with environment issues.
Australia has pledged to cut its greenhouse gas emissions significantly by 2030. A five-fold increase in the share of renewables in its energy mix by then is the cheapest way to meet this goal, new research has found.
Taking action on climate change presents a huge opportunity to make society wealthier, healthier, and happier; but a failure by Australian politicians to lead on climate is costing the country, said experts at a recent event in Sydney.
Queensland's government banned plastic bags and introduced a container deposit scheme on Tuesday. The move was widely welcomed, but shines a glaring spotlight on New South Wales and Victoria, the only remaining states with no plastic bag policy.
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COP 23 was a mix of encouraging commitments, helpful momentum on climate action, and a reminder the need to accelerate progress towards the goal of capping global temperature increase at safe levels
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Foodbanks were originally established as a temporary measure to alleviate food insecurity. But have they become an excuse for governments not to deal properly with the problem?
The only way to keep the rise in global temperatures well below 2°C” higher than pre-industrial levels is to shift capital away from fossil fuels and toward zero-carbon projects. The way energy investments are governed needs to change.
Brazil's financial sector is dependent on natural capital to support economic growth and ensure future returns for investors. Nature's assets are abundant in Brazil, from its farmland, forests and energy ...
start2see and Build21c have undertaken a detailed analysis of all the significant greenhouse gas emission sources related to building (the structure of) a house. By breaking down emissions per material, ...