The Welsh Government today (7 July) took the first step of any UK administration to set in law a range of ambitious goals for public bodies in Wales that are right for today and for the generations to come, said the Minister for Communities and...
I was speechless. At the end of the Greenland journey, we all wanted to commit to doing something. No one person alone can convince governments to price carbon, or industries to move towards cleaner practices and reduce carbon pollution. The question is: can we do something that has a measurable positive impact? In my case, as an oceanographer and explorer, I will try to help protect as much as the sea as possible from fishing and pollution, so that ocean life can be more resilient against the effects of global warming. I leave it up to you to think about what you are willing to do.
Nature World News Clever Trees Won't be Fooled by a Tricky Climate Nature World News Ecologists have long worried that as climate change continues to affect the seasons, trees might "leaf out" too early, only to be struck by late-season frosts.
Republicans Are Talking Differently About Climate Change National Journal But lest anyone begin to confuse her with Bill Nye the Science Guy, her campaign's spokeswoman quickly emailed a follow-up statement: Although Land thinks the Earth's climate...
The Guardian Obama calls for climate change action in California commencement speech The Guardian US President Barack Obama yelled 'Zot, Zot, Zot', as he makes Barack Obama yelled 'Zot, Zot, Zot', as he makes the symbols of the Anteater, the...
IPCC: Climate Change: Implications for Cities. CISL, together with the Cambridge Judge Business School and the support of the European Climate Foundation is summarising the latest climate science for the business community.
Rich Turley's insight:
Really concise info graphic about the recent IPCC report... No excuse not to be familiar with the report
There will be winners as well as losers as climate change intensifies, and scientists say they have just found one species that is prospering already. Far from threatening the reindeer on the Norwegian high Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, rising temperatures appear to be driving a remarkable increase in the animals’ numbers. Scientists from the University of Manchester, UK, and the Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø have found that the numbers of Svalbard reindeer, continuing a trend that has been observed over the last 36 years, increased by 30% in the last year. Click headline to read more--
What do investors think about sustainability? Are they incorporating environmental and social issues into investment practices and strategies, and will they in the future? We asked investors about these issues to learn more about their perspectives.
The Guardian Greenpeace urges Lego to end Shell partnership The Guardian Lego is putting sales above its commitment to the environment by partnering with Shell, according to Greenpeace, which is launching a global campaign to force the world's...
Jakarta Post Peter Newman: Taking the sustainable road Jakarta Post “Sustainability is helping communities reduce their ecological footprint, where the environment is preserved and urban living is enjoyable,” said Western Australian academic Peter...
gulfnews.com Of Ramadan, our bodies and the environment gulfnews.com Our modern life has created behavioural patterns that are beyond what they should be for a Muslim, This “lifestyle” is a reflection of the image and values of the individual, and...
Rich Turley's insight:
Per this article sustainable development is a religious duty for a Muslim, for other faiths stewardship of our environment is also a core belief.
The Guardian Australia's natural heritage betrayed by environmental law referral The Guardian Bear with me, this is rather dry topic, but has potentially seismic implications for Australia's natural heritage.
Modi hopes India can compete with China by emulating the 3 Ss ( skill, scale and speed) that its economic superpower neighbour has used but he should have added a 4th S: sustainability, writes Sanjoy Narayan.
Rich Turley's insight:
One of the greatest problems for the next 50 years is for developing countries to grow sustainably
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