Climate Change

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 […]
June 5, 2017

New Electric Vehicle Council to encourage use of EVs in Australia

Businesses and policymakers have come together to stimulate Australia’s electric vehicle (EV) market, including the launch of a new national body, research grants, and private sector […]
June 5, 2017

Nevada commits to 80% renewables by 2040

On Wednesday 24 May, the Nevada Assembly passed a bill to increase the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 50 per cent by 2030 with a […]
June 5, 2017

Africa’s largest wind farm to offset 900,000 tonnes of CO2 annually

Tarfaya on the southwestern coast of Morocco is home to Africa’s largest onshore wind farm with a capacity of 300 megawatts (MW) – enough energy to […]
June 5, 2017

China and EU to present joint plans for GHG emission reduction

According to reports, on Friday 2 June, European and Chinese leaders will present a series of joint plans to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and reaffirm their […]
June 5, 2017

World Environment Day 2017: Connecting People to Nature

World Environment Day – which is observed on 5 June every year across the globe – is the largest annual event for positive environmental action.  World […]