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24 02 2020 | 05:41

Report: Energy Impact Partners Environmental Metrics 2018.

Energy Impact Partners are proud to present our first ever 2018 portfolio-wide carbon and water inventories, revealing the positive environmental impacts of EIP’s investments. EIP recognizes that…

24 02 2020 | 05:37

Ghost glaciers: the transcendent Anthropocene – in pictures.

Peter Funch’s latest photo-book, The Imperfect Atlas, explores human impact on the environment by using a technique invented at the height of the industrial revolution – RGB tri-colour separations…

23 02 2020 | 16:17

Great Barrier Reef on brink of third major coral bleaching in five years, scientists warn.

The Great Barrier Reef could be heading for a third major coral bleaching outbreak in the space of five years if high ocean temperatures in the region do not drop in the next two weeks, scientists…

23 02 2020 | 16:10

Fates of humans and insects intertwined, warn scientists.

Experts call for solutions to be enforced immediately to halt global population collapses The “fates of humans and insects are intertwined”, scientists have said, with the huge declines reported in…

23 02 2020 | 15:52

Your recycled plastic might be ending up in a landfill.Here's why.

Recycling facilities in the US can't process most of the plastics. You’re trying to do the right thing by throwing away that plastic container into the recycling bin. It even had a label that said…

23 02 2020 | 11:53

Flooded Britain: a new normal?

A series of storms have lashed Britain in the past two weeks resulting in widespread floods that have left residents and businesses devastated. But as the climate heats up and towns expand into…

23 02 2020 | 11:22

Inside Australia's climate emergency: the air we breathe.

For months, Australians breathed air pollution up to 26 times above levels considered hazardous to human health. The long-term impact could be devastating.   On the worst day of the smoke,…

23 02 2020 | 11:14

Victoria's Secret under fire after store dumps hundreds of bras in bin

Discovery draws criticism from those who say fashion industry generates too much waste Hundreds of Victoria’s Secret bras have reportedly been found discarded in a bin close to a recently closed…

20 02 2020 | 09:07

Larry Tesler: Computer scientist behind cut, copy and paste dies aged 74.

Larry Tesler, an icon of early computing, has died at the age of 74. Mr Tesler started working in Silicon Valley in the early 1960s, at a time when computers were inaccessible to the vast majority…

20 02 2020 | 07:27

Britvic banks on sustainability with £400m loan facility linked to green goals.

Interest on the loan is dependent on Britvic driving progress towards its green goals to cut plastics and emissions by 2025 Soft drinks manufacturer Britvic has become the latest corporate to sign…

18 02 2020 | 13:30

Bees and flowers have had the world’s longest love affair. Now it’s in danger.

The oldest love affair in history is between the bee and the flower. It began more than 100m years ago, when nature devised a more efficient way than winds for plants to procreate. About 80% of plant…

18 02 2020 | 05:35

Greenpeace Africa activists successfully stormed the international cricket match between England and South Africa, demanding clean air.

Yesterday afternoon, at least ten fearless Greenpeace Africa activists successfully stormed onto the SuperSport Park cricket field during the international T20 cricket match between England and South…

16 02 2020 | 05:41

How Long Will the Slowdown in Renewables Last?

Taking a sports analogy, renewables proliferation resembled a sprint for most of the last decade.

14 02 2020 | 06:35

BP sets net zero carbon target for 2050.

New CEO Bernard Looney reveals plan to invest more in low-carbon businesses BP’s new chief executive has set an ambitious target to shrink the oil firm’s carbon footprint to net zero by 2050 by…

14 02 2020 | 06:07

New campaign launched on campuses urges colleges and universities to shift to 100 percent clean renewable power.

Environment America Research & Policy Center leads nationwide effort BOSTON -- As students across the country begin a new semester, Environment America Research & Policy Center is launching…

13 02 2020 | 06:43

Climate Change Mitigation For The Youth.

This video highlights the causes and effect if climate change but it is more focussed toward mitigation tactics/methods that you could adopt into your lifestyle and environment.     10 January…

12 02 2020 | 16:57

Academy Session- Elimination Harassment and Violence in the World of Work: 13/2/2020

Special Invitation to the UN Global Compact Academy Session: Eliminating Harassment and Violence in the World of Work

12 02 2020 | 16:40

Allianz PNB commits to using 100% renewable energy by 2023.

In line with its parent firm’s sustainability efforts, Allianz PNB Life has announced its commitment to using 100% renewable energy by 2023.

12 02 2020 | 06:12

Airlines want you to think they’re serious about the climate crisis. They’re not.

An offer to plant trees to offset carbon emissions isn’t a solution – it’s a licence to continue with business as usual