- Theater Against Climate Change: fighting the environmental crisis through artby Editorial Board on 15 Settembre 2023 at 01:00
Preparations are underway for the new edition of the World Festival of Theatre Against Climate Change: Climate Change Theatre Action 2023. The result of a collaboration between the New York-based Arts & Climate Initiative and the Canada-based Centre for Sustainable Practice in the Arts, launched in 2015 and held every two years, CCTA has involved The post Theater Against Climate Change: fighting the environmental crisis through art first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- On holiday to discover forests fighting the climate crisisby Editorial Board on 14 Agosto 2023 at 01:00
With 11 million hectares of woodland, Italy ranks second in Europe in terms of forest coverage and offers extraordinary possibilities for a holiday or a ‘slow’ experience, where the environment and well-being, history and culture, civic customs and ancient legends come together. Even better if the choice favours the discovery of locations where local communities The post On holiday to discover forests fighting the climate crisis first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- Europe has chosen nature!by Editorial Board on 9 Agosto 2023 at 01:00
On 12 July, the European Parliament voted in favour of the Nature Restoration Act and the Green Deal, despite an unprecedented disinformation campaign aimed at stopping it, led by right-wing and conservative politicians and the agribusiness and intensive fishing lobbies. Following a strong public mobilisation to defend the law and the integrity of the EU The post Europe has chosen nature! first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- An innovative approach to river flood mappingby Rosa Coluzzi on 25 Luglio 2023 at 01:00
Floods represent one of the most common and most impactful natural disasters worldwide. During the first two decades of the 2000s, floods alone caused $651 billion in economic damage and these losses are expected to increase further in the future due to climate change, economic growth and urbanisation. Effective flood management requires accurate knowledge of The post An innovative approach to river flood mapping first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- Greenpeace celebrates correction of Brazil’s climate targetsby Greenpeace International on 20 Settembre 2023 at 18:06
Brazil no longer violates the Paris Agreement, but concrete measures and clearer goals that go beyond eliminating deforestation are still needed.
- Ambition shamefully missing at Climate Summitby Greenpeace International on 20 Settembre 2023 at 17:01
The Climate Ambition Summit did see some modest progress but for the world, these pledges don’t go the distance and we remain at full speed on the highway to climate hell.
- Inequality and transport: who decides where you go?by Nerea Ramírez Piris on 20 Settembre 2023 at 14:45
Transport systems are typically designed for men, and service the journeys they want to make. This is especially true for middle-aged, white, cis-male, able bodied, wealthy men. If you don’t fit this description, transport might not serve your daily needs.
- UN Ocean Treaty opens for country signatures – Greenpeace commentby Greenpeace International on 20 Settembre 2023 at 12:00
Six months after its agreement, dozens of governments are set to sign the UN Ocean Treaty in New York City during the General Assembly.
- Rishi Sunak delays petrol car ban in major shift on green policieson 21 Settembre 2023 at 06:22
The prime minister claims the changes will support “hard-pressed families” but opponents accuse him of “selling out”.
- Get a grip on greener housebuilding and pollution rules, government toldon 21 Settembre 2023 at 05:06
A Lords committee warns that the government risks missing housebuilding and environmental targets.
- UK migratory birds ‘in freefall’ over climate changeon 21 Settembre 2023 at 02:27
Bird lovers will see a very different pattern of species in the future, scientists warn.
- What is net zero and how are the UK and other countries doing?on 20 Settembre 2023 at 21:15
The UK may weaken some key green commitments, despite its pledge to reach “net zero” by 2050.
- Earth’s Hottest August on Record Followed a Record-Breaking June and Julyby Delger Erdenesanaa on 21 Settembre 2023 at 16:31
U.S. government scientists also reported a fifth consecutive monthly record for global sea surface temperatures.
- Bloombert Outlines Succession Plan for Bloomberg L.P.by Remy Tumin on 21 Settembre 2023 at 15:57
“At 81 years old, common sense says I should have succession plans,” the former New York City mayor said at The Times’s Climate Summit on Thursday.
- Bloomberg Says He’s Made Succession Plans for His Company’s Futureby The New York Times on 21 Settembre 2023 at 14:49
“If you make a lot of money, you have to do something with it,” former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said.
- Climate Week in New York City Unfolds With Events and Spectacleby Cara Buckley on 21 Settembre 2023 at 14:36
From small panel discussions in 2009, Climate Week NYC has ballooned into a weeklong happening of dinners, events, networking and spectacle.
- Sustainable energy for aviation: What are our options?on 20 Settembre 2023 at 19:23
Scientists and industry leaders worldwide are looking for answers on how to make aviation sustainable by 2050 and choosing a viable sustainable fuel is a major sticking point. Aerospace engineers took a full inventory of the options to make a data-driven assessment about how they stack up in comparison. He reviewed over 300 research projects from across different sectors, not just aerospace, to synthesize the ideas and draw conclusions to help direct the dialogue about sustainable aviation toward a permanent solution.
- ‘Garbatrage’ spins e-waste into prototyping goldon 20 Settembre 2023 at 19:23
Building on work in human-computer interaction that aims to incorporate sustainability and reuse into the field, researchers introduce ‘garbatrage,’ a framework for prototype builders centered around repurposing underused devices.
- Ancient Amazonians intentionally created fertile ‘dark earth’on 20 Settembre 2023 at 19:23
A new study suggests patches of fertile soil in the Amazon, known as dark earth, were intentionally produced by ancient Amazonians as a way to improve the soil and sustain large and complex societies.
- Archaeologists discover world’s oldest wooden structureon 20 Settembre 2023 at 15:13
Half a million years ago, earlier than was previously thought possible, humans were building structures made of wood, according to new research.
- ‘It’s an insult’: drivers react to Rishi Sunak’s electric car U-turnby Clea Skopeliti on 21 Settembre 2023 at 16:04
Many feel decision to delay ban of petrol and diesel cars flies in face of environment and industry alike, while some see it as pragmatismRishi Sunak’s announcement that he will delay banning the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by five years to […]
- UK still on track to hit climate targets despite net zero rollback, says Rishi Sunak – videoon 21 Settembre 2023 at 14:28
The prime minister said the UK was still on course to hit net zero targets despite announcements on Wednesday that he was rolling back key policies. Rishi Sunak said the UK was adopting a more ‘proportionate and pragmatic way’ to reach its climate […]
- What can be done to combat air pollution in Europe?by Gary Fuller on 21 Settembre 2023 at 13:00
From wood burning to driving, there are things people can do – but industries such as shipping and agriculture bear most of the responsibilityWhile air pollution is largely invisible to us in our daily lives, the health impacts of breathing tiny […]
- Resurrect bill to ban ‘selfish’ imports of hunting trophies to UK, Labour urgesby Peter Walker Deputy political editor on 21 Settembre 2023 at 12:34
Exclusive: Legislation was blocked by small group of peers who tabled more than 60 amendmentsLabour has urged ministers to resurrect a bill banning the import of body parts of endangered animals hunted overseas, which was blocked by a small group of […]