Responding to the climate crisis

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22 02 2021 | 14:45

World Waking Up To Vaccine Equity.

Geneva, Switzerland--19 February 2021-- At the halfway point in the World Health Organization and Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’ 100-day challenge, a movement of people and…

20 02 2021 | 07:40

Three young African talents awarded for their innovative ideas

The electrification of a health centre through renewables, a solar-powered fridge to support the cold chain of farmers, and a platform to empower women through renewable energy: these are the three…

09 02 2021 | 08:50

IKEA Parent Company Buys Georgia Forest With Pledges to Manage It Sustainably

When you think of wooden furniture, you probably think of forest destruction, not conservation.

01 02 2021 | 10:13

Navalny, WHO and Thunberg among nominees for Nobel Peace Prize.

OSLO (Reuters) - Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, the World Health Organization and climate campaigner Greta Thunberg are among those nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, all backed by…

16 01 2021 | 11:02

Γιορτάζουμε στις 22 Ιανουαρίου 2021 την κατάργηση των Πυρηνικών.

Μετά την επικύρωση από 51 χώρες κράτη μέλη στις 22 Ιανουαρίου 2021 τίθεται σε ισχύ από τον ΟΗΕ ο Διεθνής νόμος Πλήρους Απαγόρευσης των Πυρηνικών όπλων, ο οποίος υπερψηφίστηκε στις 7-7-2019 και για…

15 01 2021 | 09:35

The Prince of Wales launches ‘Terra Carta’ which puts sustainability at heart of the private sector.

  As part of the Sustainable Markets Initiative, HRH The Prince of Wales, announces the ‘Terra Carta’ – a charter that puts sustainability at the heart of the private sector.  HRH The Prince of…

15 01 2021 | 09:13

FRIDAYS FOR FUTUTRE: 'No more empty promises'

  Climate strikers announce date for next global climate strike

03 01 2021 | 08:26

Massachusetts city to post climate change warning stickers at gas stations.

Bright yellow stickers warn drivers burning of gasoline has ‘major consequences on human health and the environment’ Cambridge, Massachusetts, has become the first US city to mandate the placing of…

27 12 2020 | 07:41

PWC: World needs to cut carbon intensity five times faster to hit the 1.5°C Paris Agreement target.

A decarbonisation rate of 11.7% per year is now required to keep warming within 1.5°C, according to new analysis from PwC. 

27 12 2020 | 07:35

Young Champions Of The Earth: Lefteris Arapakis - Fishing for plastic.

Lefteris Arapakis comes from a long line of fishers. For five generations his family has plied the bountiful waters off southern Greece, netting the same cod and red mulls that have sustained Greeks…

23 12 2020 | 09:43

Formula 1 introduces sustainable fuel and commits to being net-zero by 2030

Five years after the Paris Agreement was adopted during the COP 21, and as the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres just called on leaders worldwide to declare a State of Climate…

22 12 2020 | 15:43

Better Breathing: 6 of the Best Plants for Indoor Air Quality

The average American spends 90% of their time indoors. Unfortunately, indoor air quality ranks as one of the top threats to human health, according to the EPA. Indoor air is commonly 2 to 5 times…

22 12 2020 | 15:38

Another Reason to Recycle Cartons — and Other Materials

Good news to report: The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped people from recycling. In fact, some people are recycling even more.

22 12 2020 | 15:33

10 Sustainable Mattress Companies: Choosing Your Perfect Green Sleep.

Sleep is bliss, but it isn’t always environmentally responsible. Many mattresses contain a toxic brew of chemicals — from flame-retardant chemicals like polybrominated diphenyl ethers to formaldehyde…

22 12 2020 | 15:26

Use Your Microwave Less, Reduce CO2 Emissions

Use your microwave 10 minutes less a day and reduce your CO2 emissions by up to 610 pounds a year, depending upon the source of your electricity.       27 Οctober 2020 Earth911

20 12 2020 | 08:29

11 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas.

Around the holidays, it's estimated that Americans throw out an extra 1 million tons of trash per week – and one of the biggest offenders of seasonal waste is single-use gift wrap. Use the tips in…

20 12 2020 | 07:50

UN youth advisors urge action on a green jobs-led COVID-19 recovery.

New report today sets out most urgent climate actions for world leaders in 2021, amid rising climate and unemployment anxiety among “Generation COVID”

07 12 2020 | 07:44

Bank of America Promises It Won't Fund Arctic Drilling.

After ongoing pressure from environmental groups and Indigenous communities, Bank of America has said it will not finance any oil and gas exploration in the Arctic, making it the last major U.S.…

07 12 2020 | 07:28

'Mock Cop26' activists vote on treaty ahead of 2021 climate summit.

Young people from 140 countries presented policies to UK climate action champion. Young people from 140 countries who attended an online “mock Cop26” climate summit have presented a treaty of 18…

07 12 2020 | 07:06

FRIDAYS FOR FUTURE launch promise to fight to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees.

Growing numbers of organizations and individuals have signed a text from Climate Strike organiz