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August 10, 2018

Europe’s 1st automotive renewables PPA bolsters corporate drive to fight climate change

Even as climate change deniers hold some of the world’s top political offices and corporate posts, responsible business is taking tangible steps to fight climate change. Mercedes Benz recently announced…

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July 31, 2018

Earth Overshoot Day 2018 – Slovenia has region’s largest ecological footprint

August 1 marks this year’s Earth Overshoot Day, the day when humanity’s annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth’s ecosystems can renew in that year, according to Global Footprint Network,…

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July 26, 2018

IRENA seeking to hire Associate Programme Officer, Geothermal Energy

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has published a vacancy announcement for the position of Associate Programme Officer, Geothermal Energy, to be based in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates…

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July 20, 2018

From Seattle to Tirana, global fight against plastic pollution gathers steam

From individual initiatives to cities and corporations banning plastic straws, the global anti-plastic movement is gaining momentum. It was three years ago that Christine Figgener, marine biologist at Texas A&M…

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World Water Day - The answer is in nature

March 22, 2018

World Water Day – The answer is in nature

Today’s World Water Day (WWD) campaign The answer is in nature suggests that by using solutions already existing in nature we can reduce floods, droughts and water pollution. The theme…

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November 16, 2017

GCF gives green light to largest climate project to date, Serbia included

The Green Climate Fund (GCF), set up by 194 countries which are parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will start funding its largest climate finance investment to…

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September 18, 2017

30 years of Montreal Protocol – environmental success story

This year the world marks the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol designed to reduce the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances (ODS) in order to scale down their…

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September 14, 2017

42 Governments sign ‘Florence Declaration’, new IRENA report on geothermal energy released

42 countries and 29 partner institutions, members of the the Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA), have signed  ‘Florence Declaration’ and agreed to work together to identify and implement measures that will…

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August 7, 2017

Montenegro to host meetings on Aarhus Convention and Protocol on PRTRs in September

In September 2017, the coastal town of Budva, in Montenegro, will host meetings on the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters…

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July 18, 2017

ISWA President: Wind turbine blades as future non-recyclable waste cause for concern

Rapid expansion of wind power, besides its various positive impacts on the environment, is a cause for concern since it will generate, as studies show, millions of tons of non-recyclable…

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