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November 8, 2018

Single-use is Collins Dictionary’s word of the year

‘Single-use’, a term that describes items whose unchecked proliferation are blamed for damaging the environment and affecting the food chain, has been named Collins Dictionary’ Word of the Year 2018,…

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November 5, 2018

Green Climate Fund supports EBRD’s Green Cities Facility with EUR 87 million

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has received a EUR 87 million contribution approved by the Green Climate Fund’s (GCF) Board. The funding will support the EBRD’s Green…

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November 2, 2018

Solar helps University of Virginia save USD 1 million annually – find out how

The University of Virginia (UVA) has saved USD 1 million per year by using solar power from 1,000 solar panels installed on the roofs of the university, US portals reported,…

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October 30, 2018

Macedonia, Montenegro among only 16 countries to set climate targets to meet pledges under Paris Agreement

FYR Macedonia and Montenegro are among 16 countries out of 197 parties to the Paris Agreement which set economy-wide emissions reduction targets under domestic laws or policies to be consistent…

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October 30, 2018

Istanbul’s deposit system lets you pay transit fare with recyclables

As cities around the world start deploying deposit systems, Istanbul, with a population of nearly 15 million, has taken its efforts to increase recycling rates a step further. It now…

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October 8, 2018

Global warming report calls for “unprecedented changes” in all aspects of society

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the leading world body for assessing the science related to climate change, has issued a report that calls for “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented…

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August 30, 2018

Effa creates eco-friendly disposable toothbrush to help beat plastic pollution

Now that a number of global coffee shop and restaurant chains have pledged a phase-out of plastic straws, the fight against plastic pollution turns to the next big problem item…

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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 Europe’s…

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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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