The fight against climate change requires a ‘jigsaw’ approach that deploys many complementary tools, policies and partnerships to protect the environment, according to delegates at the recent Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum and Exhibition.
A new study identifies the main culprits of the world’s waste crisis and points to new challenges as countries move to ban imports of discarded goods. But waste trade aside, Southeast Asian nations are not faring well on recycling either.
With data theft and other forms of cyber-crime making regular headlines globally, organisations can’t afford to ignore how they safeguard their digital systems. But cybersecurity remains an overlooked issue in one incredibly fundamental area: sustainable buildings.
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Countries in Europe are commissioning citizen assemblies to deliberate on solutions to fix the climate crisis. Can this growing form of participatory politics break political deadlocks on climate and make a real difference to climate policy?
Malte Rödl –
Fast food giants McDonalds and Burger King have added plant-based burgers to their menus, sparking hope that the popularity of meat-free imitations could lead to a decline in meat’s contribution to the climate crisis.
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Despite the uptick in renewable energy usage, global emissions have steadily increased. World Resources Institute's John Woolard argues that commitments to 100% renewables will not alone curb the worst impacts of climate change.
A career in finance is rarely what we dream of when we are children. But forget being a rock star, a football pro or a contestant on Love Island. Here’s why working in sustainable investing is the best job. Ever.
One lesson from the country's Gilets Jaunes protests is that climate policy needs to be seen as relevant for working class populations if they are to support its implementation, writes Davide Natalini of the Global Sustainability Institute.
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The ad, which was made by Greenpeace and rebadged by Iceland, was blocked from airing on television by the UK's ad watchdog because it broke rules on political advertising. Iceland says it is not anti-palm oil, 'we are anti-deforestation.'
Together it stands, divided it falls. EU, through its environment ministers, had agreed to ratify the Paris Agreement through a process that would enable individual countries to send their instruments of ratification directly to the UN.
In its promotion of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP), the EU-funded SWITCH-Asia Programme addresses particularly the needs, role and potential of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are ...
The Centre for Sustainable Environmental Sanitation (CSES) at the University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) was appointed by UPM Umwelt-Projekt-Management GmbH (UPM) to evaluate critically the actual and potential ...