Climate Change

August 11, 2017

Cop 22 In Marrakech A Disappointing but Predictable Outcome

Text by Suzanne Baaklini   In comparison with the frenzy that accompanied the previous UN Conference of Parties (Cop) for climate change in Paris, in 2015, […]
July 28, 2017

Could Water Pumps “Refreeze” The Arctic?

Whether you keep abreast of global issues or not, chances are you will be aware of global warming and the threat that it poses to our […]
July 6, 2017

Swiss firm Climeworks begins sucking carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in fight against climate change

Company’s ‘super ambitious’ plan is to capture one per cent of annual emissions by 2025 Ian Johnston Environment Correspondent A Swiss company has opened what is […]
July 6, 2017

Ant Financial app reduces carbon footprint of 200 million Chinese consumers

Over 40% of Ant Financial’s 450 million users have signed up to app in just 9 months Behavior changes through app have avoided 150,000 tonnes of […]
July 6, 2017

6 ways to combat drought and desertification

In Chile, communities are successfully facing the challenge of water scarcity. For central Chile, the decade from 2003 to 2013 was the driest in 150 years. […]
June 23, 2017

Transforming agriculture to address climate change

José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, asserts that the path to sustainable food and agriculture depends on turning climate […]
June 12, 2017

European Companies Commit to Carbon Reductions, Align with SDGs

2 June 2017: Private companies across Europe are undertaking actions to address the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through reducing their carbon footprint and aligning their […]
June 12, 2017

US Withdrawal from Paris Agreement Mobilizes Governments, Stakeholders

2 June 2017: Reactions from UN constituted bodies, international and non-governmental organizations, NGOs and high-level officials to US President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would withdraw […]