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19 10 2019 | 10:01

Unilever sets out plan for a ‘waste-free world’.

Unilever has announced a new strategy to reach a ‘waste free world’. The consumer goods company has confirmed that by 2025, it will halve its use of virgin plastics. They will do this by reducing…

15 10 2019 | 08:12

'Things are getting unstable': global heating and the rise of rockfalls in Swiss Alps.

 As Switzerland’s glaciers melt, dangerous rockfalls become more likely and towns are forced to live under an existential threat The thunderous roar that resounded through Bregaglia in Switzerland …

14 10 2019 | 09:45

National Renewable Energy Lab Studies Plants In Twin Falls Solar Field.

Over a dozen rows of blue solar panels stand in a grassy lot. This is the new solar field opened by Clif Bar. The panels will produce about a third of the energy needs for the company’s manufacturing…

11 10 2019 | 14:56

'It's heartbreaking': a coastal community watches its beach wash away.

Manmade sea walls and the effects of climate change eating away at Stockton beach, and locals are rallying to save it. Noel Burns started work on Stockton beach as a council lifeguard in 1971 and…

11 10 2019 | 14:49

The women taking the plastic out of periods.

Sanitary products litter Europe’s beaches, and 200,000 tonnes a year end up in UK landfill. Meet the people fighting for ‘environmenstrual’ alternatives. Ella Daish has lost count of how many tampon…

11 10 2019 | 14:38

Ocean cleanup device successfully collects plastic for first time.

Floating boom finally retains debris from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, creator says. A huge floating device designed by Dutch scientists to clean up an island of rubbish in the Pacific Ocean…

10 10 2019 | 15:20

Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions.

New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangers. The Guardian today reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the…

09 10 2019 | 14:28

A novel European Green New Deal to tackle climate change.

Support has been surging on both sides of the Atlantic for the idea of a Green New Deal. Time to turn it into action, and jobs, on the ground.

09 10 2019 | 14:17

A Green New Deal beyond growth.

A genuine European Green New Deal must place social justice and ecological protection ahead of fiscal discipline and economic growth.

06 10 2019 | 17:52

Carlsberg promises to halve water consumption in sustainability pledge.

Carlsberg has announced that they will halve the amount of water they use in their beer in the name of sustainability. The brewery group has invested in an initiative that will allow them to recycle…

06 10 2019 | 17:35

The Sudbury story: From black to green.

A Canadian city that once stood as the physical representation of the negative impact of extractive industries on the environment now embodies what regreening can achieve.  Since the late 1800s, the…

06 10 2019 | 17:21

The little coffee cup scheme going from strength to strength.

A free reusable café cup system created by two Aussie dads is making it easy for caffeine lovers to ditch disposable cups and cut what’s going to landfill. Us Australians are latte-loving coffee…

03 10 2019 | 13:58

We are to conclude our partnership with BP.

Today we announced that we will be concluding our partnership with BP at the end of 2019. We have today announced our decision to conclude our partnership with BP at the end of this year. BP have…

03 10 2019 | 08:36

The past, present and future of climate change.

Climate issue: Replacing the fossil-fuel technology which is reshaping the climate remains a massive task.  

03 10 2019 | 08:24

Scientists estimate Earth's total carbon store.

There are 1.85 billion, billion tonnes of carbon on Earth, with more than 99% of it resident beneath our feet. Scientists from the Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) project have spent 10 years assessing…

03 10 2019 | 07:55

UNECE guidance to reduce emissions of methane from abandoned coal mines will support climate action.

Methane is a powerful short-lived climate pollutant. It is also the main precursor of tropospheric ozone (O3). Over a 20-year period, methane’s effect on global warming is 84 times greater than…

02 10 2019 | 10:31

Sustainable fashion celebrated at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards 2019.

On Monday, activists and celebrities walked the green carpet in the name of sustainable fashion. For the third year running, the Green Carpet Fashion Awards have brought together the biggest names…

02 10 2019 | 10:10

‘We are a disease that is infecting our planet’: Jason Momoa urges climate action.

Hawaiian-born actor Jason Momoa joined leaders from small island developing states at a special event to urge action to address the devastating impact of climate change on vulnerable countries. Game…

02 10 2019 | 10:00

Global environmental movers and shakers receive UNEP Champions of the Earth Awards.

New York, 27 September 2019 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has officially honoured 12 environmental changemakers from around the world with the 2019 UN Champions of the Earth Award…