A palm oil industry watchdog will adopt rules next month that will impose fines on consumer goods companies like Unilever and Nestle if they don’t start buying more green palm oil to help curb deforestation in Southeast Asia, the regulating body said.
From the water vole to the Scottish wildcat, the dwindling numbers of Britain’s most at-risk animals are well documented. But now the alarm bell is sounding over a rather more overlooked endangered species: Green-fingered children.
The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressure on boardrooms to go green.
The UN, tech giants, and the policy, finance and science communities teamed up to launch major new pushes on using cutting-edge technology to create cleaner, greener and more efficient solutions to sustainable development.
Type 2 diabetes is a condition that causes a person’s blood sugar levels to become too high — a common health problem in the UK. But one of the best ways to prevent the condition is to make some simple diet changes, including drinking a certain tea.
Spain’s state-owned chain of paradores, the grand hotels often housed in ancient castles and monasteries, has announced that all 97 of its establishments will use only electricity from renewable sources from the start of the new year.
With the threat of climate change becoming all the more catastrophic with each passing day but the president of the world's largest economy — US — refusing to acknowledge that it's a reality, the frustration is only rising with each passing day.
Battle lines have been drawn for one of the biggest nimby battles in decades with a warning from conservationists that a plan to build a million new homes between Oxford and Cambridge will concrete over an area the size of Birmingham.
The chorus of biofuel critics is getting louder. In an opinion article published in the journal PNAS, a pair climate scientists argued continued support for biofuel production will make it more difficult to protect the climate.