Climate linked drought adding to Syria’s misery

Apr 29, 2014
Drier than average conditions placing huge stress on eastern Mediterranean states, says World Food Programme The conflict in Syria has devastated much of the country’s agricultural
Climate linked drought adding to Syria’s misery

The economic and environmental costs of wasted food

Apr 29, 2014
LONDON — Chinese diners are posting pictures of empty plates online, urging friends not to order more than they can eat. South Korea is charging
The economic and environmental costs of wasted food

AGANG takes the lead in the fracking debate

Apr 29, 2014
“One of the greatest challenges facing political leaders is the choice between unrestricted development at any cost, and sustainable development that truly looks past short
AGANG takes the lead in the fracking debate

First freshwater crab species endemic to Zimbabwe discovered

Apr 29, 2014
From the eastern highlands of Zimbabwe, in the tributaries of the Save River on the Nyanga Mountain range, the first freshwater crab species endemic to
First freshwater crab species endemic to Zimbabwe discovered

South Africa’s Desmond D’sa wins the 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize

Apr 29, 2014
By Fidelis Zvomuya Durban based Desmond D’Sa  is this year’s has 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. D’Sa,  who grew up in Durban and worked in a
South Africa’s Desmond D’sa wins the 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize

Coke, General Mills cut costs with product sustainability

Apr 29, 2014
According to the report, product sustainability goals are the most common best practice among “performing” companies that say they have achieved widespread financial and organizational
Coke, General Mills cut costs with product sustainability

Why firms should take climate change action

Apr 29, 2014
Mobilizing industry to take action to slow climate change involves translating climate risks for business, building an “architecture of participation” for climate action, and stabilizing
Why firms should take climate change action

Google and SunPower team up to finance $250 million in solar lease projects

Apr 29, 2014
Google has joined forces with US solar panel manufacturer SunPower to launch a program to provide financing to support around $250 million worth of residential
Google and SunPower team up to finance $250 million in solar lease projects

Fossil Fuel Subsidies Hamper Pathway to Inclusive Green Economy, Experts Say

Apr 29, 2014
Nairobi –  Fossil fuel subsidies are contributing to fiscal instability and undermining governments’ efforts to combat serious economic and environmental challenges, such as climate change,
Fossil Fuel Subsidies Hamper Pathway to Inclusive Green Economy, Experts Say

Apr 29, 2014
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