Massey University Professor Ralph Sims is part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and said because electricity generation in New Zealand was mostly renewable, it was one of the best countries to own an electric vehicle in.
People tend to (wrongly) overestimate the greenness of their personal lifestyle. A study from the University of Gothenburg found that people are likely to overestimate how environmentally-friendly their own lifestyle is — and that it’s ‘greener’ than that of an average person.
National Green Tribunal (NGT) chairman Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said that people in India were not obeying laws related to the environment because of the “temperament of non-cooperation” developed during the freedom movement.
With climate change on people's minds and livestock farming in trouble for greenhouse gas emissions, many people see vegetarianism as a positive step. A study suggests that offering a greater vegetarian selection could be a way to lure meat eaters into choosing more veggie meals.
Compensation needs to be recovered for the restoration of environment and for enforcing pollution norms, observed the Indian National Green Tribunal (NGT), while dismissing a set of pleas that sought squashing of orders passed by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) on compensation.
The fashion industry’s desire to be on-trend drives its business operations by reducing collection periods and accelerating inventory turns. But high levels of consumption also mean a high level of waste. The younger generation is now demanding that companies work towards ethical practices, sustainable products and a transparent value chain.
The Malaysian Department of Environment (DoE) has activated the National Open Burning Action Plan and the National Haze Action Plan to coordinate measures by government agencies in addressing open burning and the haze in the country.