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Abu Dhabi's environment agency aims to change emirate's future with its ‘mission to zero’ campaign 6/10/2022
Abu Dhabi's environment agency aims to change emirate's future with its ‘mission to zero’ campaign As part of its future vision for the emirate of Abu Dhabi, The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has set an aspirational, long-term target to achieve zero consumption of single-use plastics, while generating zero waste and zero carbon emissions, with zero impact on biodiversity through its ‘Mission to Zero’ public outreach campaign. ...more
Europe must show 'far greater ambition' on climate -UN 6/10/2022
Europe must show 'far greater ambition' on climate -UN Europe should show "far greater ambition" on climate change because its overall greenhouse gas emissions are still rising, and so countries must embrace recycling, tighten air quality and spend more on the environment, a U.N. report said on Wednesday. ...more
Lowly wax worm's saliva may boost fight against plastic pollution 6/10/2022
Lowly wax worm's saliva may boost fight against plastic pollution Two substances in the saliva of wax worms - moth larvae that eat wax made by bees to build honeycombs - readily break down a common type of plastic, researchers said on Tuesday, in a potential advance in the global fight against plastic pollution. ...more
Consortium kicks off project to capture carbon emissions onboard oil tanker 6/10/2022
Consortium kicks off project to capture carbon emissions onboard oil tanker A consortium made up of global energy and shipping organisations announced on Wednesday that they will start a project to build and test a carbon capture system onboard an oil tanker for the next two years. ...more
Rising ozone is harming the important work of pollinators 6/10/2022
Rising ozone is harming the important work of pollinators Plants communicate through organic volatile compounds that signal to pollinators that a flower awaits them. But ozone pollution is coming between plant and pollinator, according to a new study. ...more
Egypt: About 90 heads of state confirmed for COP27 climate summit 5/10/2022
Egypt: About 90 heads of state confirmed for COP27 climate summit About 90 heads of state have confirmed attendance at November's COP27 climate negotiations in Egypt where they will address issues including energy transition and food security at opening sessions, a senior Egyptian official said on Monday. ...more
Lack of funding in focus as Congo hosts pre-COP27 climate talks 5/10/2022
Lack of funding in focus as Congo hosts pre-COP27 climate talks High-level speakers at climate talks in Kinshasa called out rich nations on Monday for failing to honour a $100 billion per year funding pledge to developing countries, warning that fair finance was needed to avert the worst of the climate crisis. ...more
Australia to set aside at least 30% of its land mass to protect endangered species 5/10/2022
Australia to set aside at least 30% of its land mass to protect endangered species Australia will set aside at least 30% of its land mass for conservation in a bid to protect plants and animals in the island continent famed for species found nowhere else in the world, Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek said on Tuesday. ...more
Germany's biggest power producer RWE to phase out coal by 2030 5/10/2022
Germany's biggest power producer RWE to phase out coal by 2030 Germany’s largest power producer RWE said on Tuesday it is bringing forward its coal phase-out by eight years and is ready to end lignite-based electricity generation in 2030 as part of a deal reached with the government. ...more
Nestle revamps coffee sustainability plan as climate challenges mount 5/10/2022
Nestle revamps coffee sustainability plan as climate challenges mount Food giant Nestle pledged on Tuesday to spend over 1 billion Swiss francs ($1.01 billion) by 2030 on efforts to source coffee sustainably, more than double its previous pledge, as challenges linked to climate change pose particular risks for the bean. ...more
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