Tag Archives: Sustainability

Huge shout out to Australia’s emergency services that are on the very frontline …

Huge shout out to Australia’s emergency services that are on the very frontline ...

Huge shout out to Australia’s emergency services that are on the very frontline of the climate crisis, many of whom are volunteers ???? Type “Thank you” if you are proud of their courage and dedication too. ⁣. ⁣This is a coal-fired crisis: coal is driving both the bushfire crisis and …

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Greta Thunberg blasts Trump over climate change stance: ‘Your inaction is fuelling the flames’

Greta Thunberg blasts Trump over climate change stance: ‘Your inaction is fuelling the flames’

Activist Greta Thunberg has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump’s stance over the climate crisis, claiming his “inaction is fuelling the flames”. Speaking to world leaders and industrialists on the same day the president bragged about the US economy and attacked climate activists as “perennial prophets of doom”, the …

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‘Double woodland planting to tackle climate breakdown’

'Double woodland planting to tackle climate breakdown'

Woodland creation must more than double from this year, to help reach net zero carbon emissions and tackle wildlife losses, conservationists have said. The Woodland Trust has published an emergency tree plan which urges the government to boost new planting of woods and other trees, protect and restore what the …

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The Politics and Cost of Adapting to Climate Change in New York City

The Politics and Cost of Adapting to Climate Change in New York City

The Politics and Cost of Adapting to Climate Change in New York City This past week, the New York Times reported on a set of studies now underway by the U.S. Corps of Engineers of projects designed to protect this region from floodwaters. One proposal is for a six-mile-long sea …

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Series of webinars “Right to clean air and access to justice” January – February 2020

Series of webinars "Right to clean air and access to justice" January - February 2020

We are launching a series of three webinars on the right to clean air and access to justice. This series of webinars is organised within the EARL A2J project (Access to Justice – Education and Awareness raising of Legal professionals), funded by the European commission LIFE programme. It is intended …

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The plan to protect the Chesapeake is failing, and it’s Pennsylvania’s fault

The plan to protect the Chesapeake is failing, and it’s Pennsylvania’s fault

Get your daily dose of good news from Grist Subscribe to The Beacon In early January, members of the Chesapeake Bay Commission sat in a gray conference room in Annapolis, Maryland, for a routine meeting. The 21-member legislative body, with representatives from Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland, convenes regularly to coordinate …

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EWG News Roundup (1/17): Asbestos in Children’s Toys, Nitrate in Minnesota’s Drinking Water, Cosmetic Safety Reform in California and More

EWG News Roundup (1/17): Asbestos in Children’s Toys, Nitrate in Minnesota’s Drinking Water, Cosmetic Safety Reform in California and More

In the News This week, EWG-commissioned lab tests discovered asbestos in a talc-containing eye shadow in a children’s toy makeup kit sold on Amazon and eBay. The lab found that every gram of the eye shadow in the Princess Girl’s All-in-One Deluxe Makeup Palette contained more than 4 million asbestos …

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NAWA reveals hybrid electric motorcycle at CES 2020

NAWA reveals hybrid electric motorcycle at CES 2020

It’s not the first electric motorcycle on the market, but the NAWA Racer is currently the most talked about after a big reveal at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. The new tech kid on the block, a French firm called NAWA, has developed a prototype with a body style based …

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