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    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

    Climate change: 6 priorities for pulling carbon out of the air

    To reach net zero emissions by 2050, global emissions must be cut faster and deeper than the world has yet managed...

    By Cameron Hepburn and Steve Smith 3 Jun 2021

    IIASA researchers produce new framework to enhance national climate action

    As part of the Paris Agreement, countries are required to submit nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and long-term strategies outlining their...

    28 May 2021

    Solar minibuses for Africa? Data seen as key to green transport switch

    As emissions from African transport surge, governments need to find ways to encourage a shift to cleaner, healthier electric vehicles...

    By Megan Rowling 14 May 2021

    Futuristic computer game hopes to be tonic for climate change anxiety

    It is the year 2050, the planet is warming up, meals come from nutritional food packs and dozens of new zoonotic viruses are spreading...

    By Kim Harrisberg 11 May 2021

    Climate-friendly farming strategies can improve the land and generate income for farmers

    Farmers can help slow climate change by mixing native grasses into croplands, restoring wetlands and raising perennial crops. These strategies also conserve soil and water and build new markets...

    29 Apr 2021

    L'Oréal Paris to cut 50% of carbon footprint by 2030

    L'Oréal Paris has committed to reducing its carbon footprint by 50% per finished product, and will contribute €10m to environmental projects whose beneficiaries are communities of women...

    26 Apr 2021

    Covid-19 economic impact failed to put brakes on climate change - WMO report

    The Covid-19-related economic slowdown failed to put the brakes on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts according to a new report by the WMO...

    22 Apr 2021

    Heineken sets goal to be carbon neutral in production by 2030

    Heineken has stated a new ambition to decarbonise its production by 2030 and its full value chain by 2040...

    15 Apr 2021

    To what extent does climate change affect food insecurity? What we found in Lesotho

    Large-scale droughts can have cascading impacts on food security. They can reduce yield, increase food prices, trigger changes in consumption and lead to unstable supply...

    By Friederike Otto and Jasper Verschuur 16 Mar 2021

    Plastic is part of the carbon cycle and needs to be included in climate calculations

    Plastic pollution and climate change are two prominent environmental issues of our time...

    By Xia Zhu 1 Mar 2021

    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

    How new design patterns can enable cities and their residents to change with climate change

    Our cities, designed for one set of climatic ranges, are increasingly "out of place" as average temperatures rise. The days above 40°C and nights above 30°C are...

    By Cameron Tonkinwise and Abby Mellick Lopes 24 Feb 2021

    Registration for Elon Musk's $100m carbon capture competition opens April

    Founder of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk has launched the XPrize Carbon Removal competition which aims to create...

    17 Feb 2021



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