Category archives for: Recycling

What the Massive Locust Swarm in Africa and the Middle East Means to the US

March 21, 2020//-Amid worldwide concerns over the new coronavirus, an age-old but now “extremely alarming” problem is developing in several countries that represents “an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods” as the start of growing season approaches for these parts of the world, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. 

Earth Day@50: Earth Day Network Shifts to Global Digital Mobilizations

Washington, D.C, U.S, March 17, 2020// — Amid the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, Earth Day Network, the global organizer of Earth Day, will mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the first Digital Earth Day, a global digital mobilization on April 22 to address the most urgent threats to people and the planet. 

Africa Must Not Be Shortchanged On Climate Finance

March 10, 2020//-Climate finance, properly directed, not only mitigates the effects of global climate change, but also plays a significant part in economic and social development, as the example of Gazi in Kenya shows.

King Mohammed VI: Climate Change Catalyzes Forced Migration in Africa

March 7, 2020//-King Mohammed VI of Morocco has described climate change as a “driver of forced migration in Africa” in a report to the 33rd African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Landmark Deep-sea Mission to Boost Ocean Action

March 5, 2020//-A deep-sea scientific mission to uncharted depths in the Maldives and Seychelles will gather valuable data to support the Commonwealth Blue Charter on ocean action and train local scientists.

How Waste Pickers in the Global South Are Being Sidelined by New Policies

Waste pickers are increasingly taking action to oppose policies that exclude them from their source of livelihood. Swampa (South African Waste Pickers Association) Federico Demaria, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Marcos Todt, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul The world is producing more and more waste, with serious health and environmental consequences. In […]

Climate Crisis Is a Global Human Rights Challenge

February 27, 2020//-The Commonwealth of 54 countries, 32 of which are small, are facing a climate change emergency that is costing lives and presenting an “undeniable human rights challenge” to the world.

UN Deputy Chief: Climate Change Takes Toll on Zimbabwe’s Natural Habitat

New York, United States of America, February 24, 2020/ — Alongside the human population, Africa’s animals are suffering greatly from the effects of climate change, which United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mahommed saw first-hand on Sunday in Zimbabwe.

Sustainable Developers See a Marketing Opportunity in IFC’s EDGE

Accra, Ghana, February 23, 2020//-Ghanaian architects and developers are seeing the benefits of IFC’s EDGE green building certification as recognition for their projects.

How the Finance Industry is Leading the Way to a Greener Future

February 21, 2020//-Freak weather events that focus minds on the dangers of climate change are fast becoming the norm, from blazing forests in the Amazon and bushfires across Australia to Storm Dennis, which brought floods around the UK last weekend.

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