China has dominated global issuance of ‘green’ bonds for two straight years — a trend that will likely continue as the world's top carbon-emitter tries to play a larger role to contain climate change.
China is now the world's largest issuer of 'green' bonds
Climate change is real, and is caused at least in part by humans, said the Lincoln Electric System (LES) in its legislative guidelines.
LES: Climate change is real, caused by humans
A new study finds land-use like grazing and managing forests for resource extraction may have released more carbon than previously thought. Its results indicate the world’s terrestrial vegetation is currently sequestering less than half its full carbon-storage potential.
Fighting climate change with bioenergy may do ‘more harm than good’
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has appealed to the Nigerian federal government to create an enabling environment for technological advancement for the establishment and promotion of Protected Areas (PA) in the country to protect the ecosystem.
Groups appeal to Nigerian government to create protected areas
Almost 60 percent of household rubbish in refuse bins could have been recycled in Scotland, costing councils more than £50m a year, a new report has revealed.
6% of Scotland's household rubbish could have been recycled
Young Muslim girls offer hundreds of roses to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Healthcare staff on Christmas Eve.
Muslims gift roses to Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Christmas Eve
West Bengal women and child development minister Sashi Panja has advised parents to educate their children about how to make the best use of Internet and where to draw a line. He also expressed concerns over the growing problem of Internet addiction.
Educate children about good and bad use of Internet
China can achieve a goal of doubling the size of its economy by 2020 even if annual expansion slows to 6.3 percent, according to a senior Communist Party official, signaling a greater willingness to tackle debt and pollution at the expense of growth.
China signals slower growth is acceptable to curb debt, poverty and smog
UK’s National Health System (NHS) doctors are to begin prescribing food to patients as part of a drive to tackle the hunger and malnutrition suffered by people living in poverty.
NHS doctors to pilot food prescriptions as poverty soars
Cheap, electric bicycles have made life a lot easier for New York City's legions of restaurant delivery workers, but the party may be over in the New Year.
Electric bike crackdown spurs delivery worker concern

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