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Children step up global calls to fight climate change 24/5/2019
Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change. ...more
Vietnam seizes 5.26 tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew containers 24/5/2019
Vietnam seizes 5.26 tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew containers Vietnam has seized more than five metric tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew nut containers shipped from Nigeria, the government said on Friday, in Southeast Asia’s latest large-scale wildlife trafficking case. ...more
French bank SocGen further reduces business with coal industry 24/5/2019
French bank SocGen further reduces business with coal industry French bank Societe Generale said it was further reducing its servicing the coal industry, as financial companies and banks around the world gradually withdraw from fossil fuel industries to protect the environment. ...more
Powered by nature: Norwegian cruise operator signs rotten fish biogas deal 24/5/2019
Powered by nature: Norwegian cruise operator signs rotten fish biogas deal Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten has signed a 7.5-year deal to buy liquefied biogas (LBG) made from dead fish and other organic waste to help power its vessels, the firm said on Thursday. ...more
Labour pledges to put climate emergency on school curriculum 24/5/2019
Labour pledges to put climate emergency on school curriculum Labour has pledged to make the global climate emergency a core element of the school curriculum from primary school onwards, in response to demands by young people taking part in a series of school climate strikes. ...more
Severely depleted fish species released into Abu Dhabi waters 23/5/2019
Severely depleted fish species released into Abu Dhabi waters The Environment Agency Abu Dhabi is stepping up its efforts to protect marine life in the emirate after releasing a batch of severely depleted fish species into the waters. ...more
British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels 23/5/2019
British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change “emergency”. ...more
Italy's Prada joins the fur-free chorus 23/5/2019
Italy's Prada joins the fur-free chorus Italy’s Prada will stop using animal fur in its products from the 2020 women’s spring-summer collections to be presented in September, the luxury group said on Wednesday. ...more
Debut Dutch green bond lures more than 20 billion euros of orders 23/5/2019
Debut Dutch green bond lures more than 20 billion euros of orders Investors piled into the Netherlands’ inaugural, triple-A rated sovereign green bond on Tuesday, placing 21.2 billion euros ($23.7 billion) of orders for the environmentally friendly paper. ...more
Ozone layer: Banned CFCs traced to China say scientists 23/5/2019
Ozone layer: Banned CFCs traced to China say scientists Researchers say that they have pinpointed the major sources of a mysterious recent rise in a dangerous, ozone-destroying chemical. ...more
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