sustainable development

Αποτελέσματα 1 - 20 | από συνολικά 969
26 10 2020 | 15:02

The Global Youth Led Campaign To Save Bugoma Forest. NEMA Revoke ESIA certificate.

Bugoma Forest is continuing to face serious threats from loggers, farmers, and NEMA a government agency entrusted with protecting our natural resources. It should be recalled that the National…

25 10 2020 | 11:03

Building Electrification: A Key to a Safe Climate Future.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is clear: in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the world must dramatically reduce its carbon emissions and prevent global…

24 10 2020 | 12:44

Peru and Switzerland sign first sale agreement for credits generated under Paris Agreement's Article 6

GENEVA  – The governments of Peru and Switzerland today signed the first agreement between Parties to the Paris Agreement for the sale of emission reductions generated under Article 6 of the…

24 10 2020 | 12:38

India’s power minister says retiring coal plants will be replaced by renewable energy.

India is planning to replace retiring coal-fired power plants with renewable generating capacity in a bid to cut the nation’s carbon footprint, power minister R. K. Singh said on Tuesday. India is…

24 10 2020 | 11:34

Prizing localism and rejecting globalisation: Better for health, the environment and happiness?

deas of changing how we shop, eat and measure national success are catching on in Australia and elsewhere – inspired by one influential woman, writes Damien Cave  Helena Norberg-Hodge strolled into…

24 10 2020 | 11:29

ENGIE launches innovative retrofit solution to decarbonise UK homes.

ENGIE has announced the launch of an innovative whole house retrofit solution; in a bid to combat the threat posed by existing housing stock to the accomplishment of the UK’s net zero carbon…

23 10 2020 | 11:53

Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance sets 2025 decarbonisation targets.

Thirty of the world’s largest investors with $5 trillion assets under management have collectively agreed on concrete portfolio decarbonization targets that follow the Intergovernmental Panel on…

22 10 2020 | 10:14

SUSTAINABLE RESOURCES Verifications Scheme (SURE) starts operation.

REDcert and Bioenergy Europe have united efforts and expertise for the establishment of a new independent and credible certification system to ensure sustainable use of biomass within the energy…

19 10 2020 | 08:45

Singapore Will Plant One Million Trees by 2030.

Languishing in the soft, silty mud, the living fossil looked as if it didn't have a care in the world as it feasted on the fish left stranded in the tidal mangrove pools of the Sungei Buloh wetlands…

19 10 2020 | 08:40

Net zero emissions target for Australia could launch $63bn investment boom.

Modelling shows moving towards a net zero emissions economy would unlock financial prospects in sectors including renewables and manufacturing. Australia could unlock an investment boom of $63bn…

19 10 2020 | 08:39

'Aiming Higher’ Environment for Development Initiative

The ‘Aiming Higher’ initiative lead by the International Association of Universities and the BCC seeks to reaffirm the fundamental values of higher education and its role in transforming societies.…

19 10 2020 | 08:30

BrewDog goes carbon negative.

The brewery now removes twice as much carbon from the atmosphere than they emit each year. This shift towards net-zero comes after the company met with acclaimed natural historian, David…

19 10 2020 | 08:30

Africa lines up partners and leads the region in accelerating climate adaptation.

European Union, African Union Commission, The AAI Chair from the Gabonese Republic, UNDP and other partners voice strong commitment to drive enhanced knowledge to scale-up climate change adaptation…

19 10 2020 | 08:13

State of Climate Services 2020 Report: Move from Early Warnings to Early Action.

Geneva, 13 October 2020 - Over the past 50 years, more than 11,000 disasters have been attributed to weather, climate and water-related hazards, involving 2 million deaths and US$ 3.6 trillion in…

19 10 2020 | 08:11

Aviva calls for pension funds to be net-zero by 2050.

Aviva sets new 2050 net-zero carbon emissions target for its auto-enrolment default pension funds. In order to achieve this, the insurance company plans to invest over £5bn into low carbon equities…

19 10 2020 | 08:03

IKEA to Buy Back Used Furniture This Black Friday in 27 Countries.

Swedish furniture giant IKEA has a plan to make this year's Black Friday a little greener. As part of its bid to become more sustainable, the store will allow customers to sell back their used…

19 10 2020 | 07:57

Greener play areas boost children’s immune systems, research finds.

Autoimmune diseases are rising fast but first experimental study shows nature could help. Children whose outdoor play areas were transformed from gravel yards to mini-forests showed improved immune…

19 10 2020 | 07:53

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's Cop26: ask if GDP growth is sustainable.

The government needs an environmental sense of purpose that specifies the appropriate ends for economic activity.

19 10 2020 | 07:37

Campaign seeks 1bn people to save climate – one small step at a time.

Count Us In urges actions such as eating local, making clothes last or buying an electric car. If a billion people around the world were to take a few small steps and make them into permanent…

16 10 2020 | 12:22

World Bank and IMF must spearhead a green and inclusive recovery.

A group of European ministers and the EC’s commissioner for international partnerships call for measures to foster long-term resilience in the global economy and environment. The world is facing an…