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Young environmental activists across the world skip school in a call to action

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

The movement, inspired by the actions of 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, spanned more than 100 countries and 1,500 cities, where students gathered in the streets and...

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IKEA and shipping giant CMA CGM to pilot first sustainable marine biofuel

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

Under a partnership announced among Swedish furniture giant IKEA, shipping group CMA CGM, the Port of Rotterdam and non-profit the GoodShipping Program, the first container ship will refuel with...

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Environment damage behind one in four global deaths, disease: UN

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

A quarter of all premature deaths and diseases worldwide are due to manmade pollution and environmental damage, the United Nations said Wednesday in a landmark report on the planet's parlous...

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UN calls for urgent rethink as resource use skyrockets

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2019

Rapid growth in extraction of materials is the chief culprit in climate change and biodiversity loss – a challenge that will only worsen unless the world urgently undertakes a systemic reform of...

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India projected to be on track to achieve Paris climate agreement target: US expert

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

India, which is successfully pushing its aggressive policy of adding renewable energy to its energy profile, is projected to be on track to achieve its target set under the historic Paris...

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SGS helps evaluate sustainability

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

SGS is functioning to help clothing manufacturers prove sustainability to consumers using the Higg Index FEM Module and the FSLM Module. SGS has a range of services to help companies develop and...

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India, Germany agree to provide financial support to climate conservation projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2019

India and Germany on Wednesday agreed to provide financial support to climate conservation projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, promoting renewable energies and sustainable forest management in India. Addressing the third Indo-...

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Climate change: World to miss global greenhouse gas emissions target in 2020, say analysts

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 22, 2019

The world is on course to miss its "best chance" of preventing runaway climate change by ensuring global greenhouse gas emissions peak in 2020, researchers warned on Tuesday. Even as Earth is...

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World to install over one trillion watts of clean energy by 2023

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 24, 2018

The world could install more than a trillion watts of renewable power over the next five years, more than the entire current generation capacity of the European Union.

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Poorer nations will suffer climate change effects more than richer nations

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 30, 2018

Climate inequality or climate change effects and mitigation both placing a heavier burden on poor nations has figured in almost all climate negotiations. Poor countries are confronted with a...

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