Tag Archives: Global

The oceans are under threat. What it means for investors.

The world’s oceans are under threat, risking trillions of dollars in revenue, warns a new report. But the dire situation is also an opportunity to invest in ocean climate solutions, such as offshore wind energy. The study, by Citi Global Perspectives and Solutions (GPS), found that $4.3 trillion in revenue could be at risk today… Read More »

This week’s air quality gives the United States a glimpse into global air pollution

The dangerous haze that hung over parts of the Northeast and Midwest Wednesday morning was highly unusual for the United States. For many people around the world, that would be somewhat normal. Cities in Asia, Africa and Latin America have been so polluted for so long that air quality readings like those expected on Wednesday… Read More »

Brazilian Lula outlines plan to halt Amazon deforestation and make country a ‘global benchmark’ on climate

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) Brazilian President Luiz Incio Lula da Silva on Monday unveiled a plan to end illegal deforestation in the Amazon, a major campaign pledge that is a key step in addressing the country’s significant carbon emissions from the region. This strategy, which is expected to be implemented over four years, provides a roadmap… Read More »

Biden Administration Announces Clean Hydrogen Goal to Reduce Global Warming Pollution by 10% by 2050 | CNN Politics

Lauren Petracca/Bloomberg/Getty Images Hydrogen tanks in a storage area at the Constellation Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in Scriba, New York on May 9. Cnn The Biden administration on Monday announced a goal of producing 50 million tons of clean hydrogen fuel by 2050, a roadmap that, if successful, will reduce about 10 percent of… Read More »

World Environment Day brings solutions to plastic pollution into focus

Abidjan, June 5, 2023 – Individuals, communities, civil society, businesses and governments around the world today celebrated World Environment Day with a focus on solutions to plastic pollution, with official celebrations held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, with the support from the Netherlands. The focus on solutions to plastic pollution this World Environment Day is especially… Read More »

Blue Awakening as Latin American and Caribbean states say no to plastic

From the remote Galpagos Islands to the humid depths of the Amazon, governments are cutting back on plastic, citizens are cleaning up the beaches, and innovators are looking for alternative products as part of a regional-wide movement to reverse the trend in plastic pollution. Awareness of the need for action is growing in a region… Read More »