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26 09 2021 | 08:38

Κλιματική Ηθική και Δημοκρατία.

«Υπαρξιακή απειλή». Έτσι είχε χαρακτηρίσει την πιθανή αύξηση της μέσης θερμοκρασίας της Γης κατά 3°C (σε σχέση με τα προ βιομηχανικά επίπεδα) ο Γενικός Γραμματέας του ΟΗΕ, Αντόνιο Γκουτιέρες, πριν…

24 09 2021 | 15:59

Canada’s Trans Mountain pipeline loses another insurer as U.S.-based Chubb abandons project

The world’s biggest publicly-traded provider of property and casualty insurance, Chubb, has become the 16th insurer to declare that it won’t back the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline, a…

24 09 2021 | 15:58

Global Alliance For Sustainable Energy Is Formed To Take Collective Action Towards The Full Sustainability Of Renewable Energy

Alliance brings together 17 founding members including utilities and global players in the solar PV and wind value chains, sector associations and innovation partners

24 09 2021 | 15:53

McDonald’s ditches plastic Happy Meal toys for sustainable options

The plastic toys will be phased out by end of 2025. McDonald’s says it will no longer include plastic toys in Happy Meals by the end of 2025 and make the switch to items made from renewable and…

24 09 2021 | 15:45

Drought in southwest US worst in over a century, induced by climate change, says government report

It also had third-highest daily average temperatures since 1895 between Jan 2020 and Aug 2021. Climate change has led to the worst drought on record in the US and rainfall has been at the lowest 20-…

24 09 2021 | 15:44

Spain’s energy cooperatives lead charge to exploit solar power.

Community initiatives boosted as government signals change in policies that favour energy giants. Spain’s growing energy cooperative movement has received a boost after the government announced that…

24 09 2021 | 15:41

Global leaders set to act to increase energy access while reducing emissions at first UN energy summit in 40 years on 24 September

Announcements to trigger a major step forward in addressing both energy poverty and net-zero emissions  New York, 22 September — Significant new commitments for financing clean energy, increasing…

24 09 2021 | 15:41

Green finance and the EU sustainable taxonomy

How will the EU Commission’s sustainable taxonomy affect the ability of investors to assess the green credentials of financial products and what impact will it have on the real economy? The European…

24 09 2021 | 15:40

Accepting gas power plants as sustainable investments in Asian taxonomies heightens greenwash risk

Accommodating the gas sector risks diluting standards and discouraging new pools of green capital. 21 September 2021 (IEEFA Asia): Incorporating gas-powered generation as a sustainable investment…

24 09 2021 | 15:39

Largest floating solar project in Thailand begins commercial operation.

A 58.5MW floating PV plant in Thailand, said to be the largest install of its kind in the country, has been connected to the grid, according to inverter and floating solutions supplier Sungrow. Co-…

24 09 2021 | 15:37

New report shows urgent need for agroecology revolution to cut emissions and boost productivity

Ahead of the UN Food Systems Summit starting today (September 23), Christian Aid have published a report highlighting t

24 09 2021 | 15:36

Johnson says he has changed his mind on the climate – but he’s still dragging his feet

Outright denial has been replaced by something that may turn out to be even worse: delay.

24 09 2021 | 15:31

‘Earth looks fragile from space’: Jeff Bezos pledges $1bn to conservation

Donation from $10bn Bezos Earth Fund will go towards biodiversity hotspots in Congo Basin and Andes. Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, has said he realised just how fragile the Earth was when he…

24 09 2021 | 15:29

Sainsbury’s announces partnership to make it easier to recycle aluminium coffee pods at home

The food giant has partnered with coffee pod manufacturer Dualit and On-Pack Recycling Label Ltd to produce aluminium pods that can be recycled at home if empty of coffee grinds. Previously it was…

24 09 2021 | 15:24

Developing nations welcome US climate finance pledge but warn more is needed

Rest of G20 should follow Joe Biden’s lead on funding commitments, says climate envoy. Developing countries and campaigners welcomed the offer of increased climate finance from the US president, Joe…

24 09 2021 | 15:23

Main Australian electric grid tops 60 percent renewable generation level

Records continued to tumble on Australia’s main electricity grid on Monday, with the share of renewable energy smashing through 60 percent for the first time, just a day after it had set a new record…

24 09 2021 | 15:23

China foreign coal financing halt could scratch $50 billion investment

China’s pledge to stop building coal-fired power plants overseas could cull $50 billion of investment as it slashes future carbon emissions, analysts said, although Beijing’s own domestic coal…

24 09 2021 | 15:22

WHO slashes guideline limits on air pollution from fossil fuels

Level for the most damaging tiny particles is halved, reflecting new evidence of deadly harm The World Health Organization has cut its recommended limits for air pollution and urged nations to…

24 09 2021 | 15:21

Packaging generates a lot of waste – now Maine and Oregon want manufacturers to foot the bill for getting rid of it

Most consumers don’t pay much attention to the packaging that their purchases come in, unless it’s hard to open or the item is really over-wrapped. But packaging accounts for about 28% of U.S.…

24 09 2021 | 15:16

Russia forest fire damage worst since records began, says Greenpeace

Analysis shows over 18.16m hectares were destroyed in 2021, an absolute record since satellite monitoring began. Russia has endured its worst forest fire season in the country’s modern history,…