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March 21, 2019

In 2 years, renewables will be cheaper than fossil fuels

The cost of renewable energy sources like wind and solar continue to fall drastically, and it was only a matter of time before they were cheaper […]
March 21, 2019

Everything you’ve been told about plastic is wrong – the answer isn’t recycling

Head to the kitchen, open your fridge and cupboards, and take out everything that’s made of plastic. Bags of pasta, rice (or quinoa, if that’s your jam), […]
March 17, 2019

One More Time, With Big Data: Measles Vaccine Doesn’t Cause Autism

A 10-year look at more than 600,000 children comes at a time when anti-vaccine suspicion is on the rise again. At a time when measles outbreaks […]
March 17, 2019

Sudan’s youth step up to address climate change

Kofi Annan once said, “Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development and peace. […]
March 17, 2019

Uncovering a fish epidemic that stunned Iraq

Test results from international laboratories confirm that the death of millions of farmed carp in Iraq in late 2018 was caused by fish disease, not pollution. […]
March 17, 2019

It is time to fix the broken nitrogen cycle says UN Environment Frontiers Report

On the 4th of March 2019, UN Environment launched its latest Frontiers report, which explores five of the most significant emerging issues on the environment. The topics identified in […]
March 17, 2019

As global fight for clean air intensifies, IKEA unveils air-purifying curtain

Smog-wreathed skyscrapers, toxic traffic jams and belching chimney stacks may be the first images that come to mind when discussing air pollution, but new research has […]
March 17, 2019

UN Environment fights to cut cooling and heating emissions

Cooling and heating are—for those lucky enough to have them—a lifesaver, keeping children healthy, vaccines stable, food fresh, energy supplies stable, economies productive and environments clean. […]
March 17, 2019

The climate knows no boundaries

Olafur Eliasson and Minik Rosing, Ice Watch, 2014, Installation view: London, 2018; Photo: Charlie Forgham-Bailey I want to share with you a memory from my childhood: […]
March 17, 2019

CAN THE RIGHT KIND OF URBAN PLANNING REDUCE CLIMATE CHANGE?

Many of us agree on that rapid urbanization increases climate risk and makes huge populations vulnerable to the effects of the climate change. However, instead of […]
March 17, 2019

Civil society representatives stand in solidarity with and support the Fridays For Future global student strikes

Thursday 14 March – Decades of dependence on a carbon-based economy has produced grave injustices on a global scale. Our children, grandchildren and the many vulnerable communities […]
March 13, 2019

Passion for eating healthy food declared a mental disorder by ‘expert’ psychiatrists

(NaturalNews) It’s no secret to tens of millions of Americans that Big Food is poisoning us daily with their fare. If that were not the case, […]
March 13, 2019

Earth’s fish are disappearing because of climate change, study says

Fishermen gather to harvest fish in Hangzhou in eastern China. Climate change is endangering fish worldwide, shrinking populations by up to 35% in coastal regions near […]
March 13, 2019

L’extraordinaire tour du monde de SOLAR IMPULSE – L’avion qui vole avec le soleil – L’aventure racontée par Michèle Piccard

À l’occasion de la sortie du livre « L’avion qui vole avec le soleil – l’extraordinaire tour du monde de Solar Impulse » , Bertrand Piccard, […]
March 13, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines to celebrate Int’l Women’s Day with Addis Ababa to Oslo All-Women Flight

File picture: Ethiopian Airlines launches first flight with an all-female crew Photo: Ethiopian Airlines/Twitter On the 8th of March 2019, Ethiopian Airlines will celebrate International Women’s […]
March 13, 2019

Multimedia and Multilingual: Communications at the United Nations

Sharing content across news platforms, through social media and in campaigns designed to raise awareness about common concerns and shared values, the United Nations Department of […]
March 12, 2019

Revealed: Tesla’s co-founder has a new startup in Silicon Valley

Martin Eberhard spoke about his seven-month old startup Tiveni to Business Insider. Tiveni is working on battery systems that it intends to sell to electric car […]
March 12, 2019

Baltimore needs a greener option for trash

James Alston, who grew up in Westport, is infuriated over the state of his community’s air, calling it “environmental racism.” (Baltimore Sun video) The Baltimore Sun’s […]
March 12, 2019

Poland to invest in solar panels as power prices rise

FILE PHOTO: The power station Lagisza is pictured at sunset in Bedzin, Poland, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland expects its power […]
March 12, 2019

Wind, solar cut Sh6bn of Kenya Power diesel uptake

The value of diesel-generated electricity that Kenya Power sold to consumers between July and December last year dropped by Sh6 billion, even as users’ power bills […]