GLOBAL

COP26: How the world will measure progress on the Paris climate agreement and keep countries accountable
COP26: How the world will measure progress on the Paris climate agreement and keep countries accountable

All countries will have to work together and take bold actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and demonstrate that their emissions are declining if we are to meet the Paris Agreement goal of keeping the global temperature rise to no more than 1.5...

By Steven Lam, Sherilee Harper and Warren Dodd 2 Sep 2021

GLOBAL

Use of leaded petrol eliminated in 'milestone' for health and environment, UN says

Leaded petrol has been eliminated after the world's last remaining stocks were used up last month, the UN's Environment Programme (Unep) said on Monday, 30 August...

By Emma Rumney 31 Aug 2021

GLOBAL

How students can use storytelling to bring the dangers of climate change to life
How students can use storytelling to bring the dangers of climate change to life

It is vital to give as many people as possible the tools with which to tackle the climate crisis, and key to this is encouraging climate literacy...

By Katie Parsons, Florence Halstead and Lisa Jones 30 Aug 2021

GLOBAL

Three quarters of people in G20 nations see climate, nature near tipping points
Three quarters of people in G20 nations see climate, nature near tipping points

Three in four people living in the world's 20 major economies believe nature and the Earth's climate are approaching potentially abrupt or irreversible changes due to human action, according to a survey released on Tuesday...

By Michael Taylor 18 Aug 2021

GLOBAL

New global biodiversity goals must take these key lessons into account
New global biodiversity goals must take these key lessons into account

A framework to help countries develop national strategies for the conservation and sustainable use of their natural resources is nearing completion...

By David Obura 17 Aug 2021

GLOBAL

Source: PIRO4D
Radisson Hotels offset 100% CO2 emissions globally

Since the launch of its 100% Carbon Neutral Meetings programme in 2019, the group has offset over 30,300 tonnes of CO2...

6 Aug 2021

GLOBAL

Source:
How palm oil became the world's most hated, most used fat source

Palm oil is everywhere today: in food, soap, lipstick, even newspaper ink. It's been called the world's most hated crop because of its association with deforestation...

By Jonathan E. Robins 30 Jul 2021

GLOBAL

Fund nature protection now or face huge losses, says World Bank
Fund nature protection now or face huge losses, says World Bank

The global economy faces annual losses of $2.7tn by 2030 if ecological tipping points are reached and countries fail to invest more in protecting and restoring nature...

By Michael Taylor 2 Jul 2021

GLOBAL

Ecomimicry: the nature-inspired approach to design that could be the antidote to urban 'blandscapes'
Ecomimicry: the nature-inspired approach to design that could be the antidote to urban 'blandscapes'

With skyscrapers climbing ever higher and unoccupied city areas increasingly scarce, demands on urban space are increasing...

By Stuart Connop and Caroline Nash 30 Jun 2021

GLOBAL

Deforestation is driven by global markets
Deforestation is driven by global markets

The world is at a crossroads, as humanity tries to mitigate climate change and halt biodiversity loss, while still securing a supply of food for everyone...

By Ruben Valbuena and Thomas Lovejoy 11 Jun 2021

GLOBAL

Luxury fashion label Chanel invests $25m in new climate adaptation fund
Luxury fashion label Chanel invests $25m in new climate adaptation fund

Chanel is backing a new climate adaptation fund that aims to raise $100m by 2025 to invest in projects to promote sustainable agriculture, protect forests and support small-scale farmers in developing countries...

By Michael Taylor 11 Jun 2021

SOUTH AFRICA

SA venture to benefit from new Mondelez impact investing platform
SA venture to benefit from new Mondelez impact investing platform

Inmed Aquaponics Social Enterprise is among the first to receive capital through Mondelez International's new impact investing platform Sustainable Futures...

25 Feb 2021

GLOBAL

Solar panels in Sahara could boost renewable energy but damage the global climate - here's why
Solar panels in Sahara could boost renewable energy but damage the global climate - here's why

In a bid to ditch fossil fuels, some countries are considering carpeting deserts with solar panels...

By Zhengyao Lu and Benjamin Smith 12 Feb 2021

GLOBAL

Nature: how do you put a price on something that has infinite worth?
Nature: how do you put a price on something that has infinite worth?

There's a new nature conservation strategy in town - and it means business...

By Tom Oliver 8 Feb 2021



More News

Let's do Biz