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Why is Climate Scepticism so Successful in the United States?

Why is Climate Scepticism so Successful in the United States?

2019 is set to be the second warmest year on record, ending the warmest decade on record, another reminder that climate change is the defining issue of our time. Yet 2019 will not be remembered as the year when the world finally united to save the planet. Despite massive worldwide demonstrations and increasing global awareness...

How Climate Change Impacts Mental Health

How Climate Change Impacts Mental Health

By Indiana Lee Climate change can seem like a distant issue that doesn’t make much of a difference in your everyday life. For some, the only time it may really come to mind is when it’s brought to your attention by news headlines or a natural disaster hits.  However, research shows that it could make...

Wilderness Society Takes Legal Action Against Equinor’s Approval to Drill the Bight

Wilderness Society Takes Legal Action Against Equinor’s Approval to Drill the Bight

The Wilderness Society South Australia has announced that it has commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia to challenge the environmental approval recently granted by NOPSEMA (National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority) to Norwegian fossil fuel company Equinor to commence oil drilling in the Great Australian Bight Marine Park. The Wilderness...

When Davos Promises, Who Pays?

When Davos Promises, Who Pays?

London, UK – No doubt many good intentions will be put to bed at Davos this week. Sustainability, climate change, plastic pollution, mental health and much more will all be discussed, debated and deliberated upon. Commitments will be made, targets set, goals agreed. But considering the fact that there is already a persistent $2.5 trillion...

Australia’s Leading Aid Agencies Issue Plea for Urgent Action to Address Rapidly Escalating Global Climate Crisis

Australia’s Leading Aid Agencies Issue Plea for Urgent Action to Address Rapidly Escalating Global Climate Crisis

Four of Australia’s leading international aid agencies have joined forces to issue an urgent plea to the Federal Government to act swiftly to address the climate crisis, as fires continue to rage across Australia and millions globally face floods, crippling food shortages and other climate-related events.   World Vision Australia, Oxfam Australia, Plan International Australia...

NGOs Call for Immediate Action from U.S. Customs to Block Import of Palm Oil Produced Using Forced Labor

NGOs Call for Immediate Action from U.S. Customs to Block Import of Palm Oil Produced Using Forced Labor

New evidence of forced labor against Procter & Gamble’s joint venture partner, Malaysian company FGV Washington, D.C. – This week, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) announced it is suspending certification bids for the non-certified units of FGV Holdings Berhad (FGV) –– one of Malaysia’s largest palm oil companies and a joint venture partner...

Greening Up Your Road Trip: 11 Tips to Make Road Travel More Sustainable

Greening Up Your Road Trip: 11 Tips to Make Road Travel More Sustainable

By Amber McDaniel Mary Ritter Beard wrote, “Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”  Sound familiar? It should, because at its core, sustainable living embodies this same deep and permanent change in perception. Despite this, sustainability and travel...

Take the Pledge to Make 2020 the Year of the Planet

Take the Pledge to Make 2020 the Year of the Planet

Say goodbye to climate anxiety by taking action this decade  While the country burns and global temperatures rise, climate denialism still persists. Close your eyes and imagine, if every individual who believes climate change is an important issue was united under one banner. The Good Empire, trailblazers in helping businesses and organisations do good for...

Retailers Unite to Fundraise for the Australian Red Cross Bushfire Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund

Retailers Unite to Fundraise for the Australian Red Cross Bushfire Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund

Over 30 of Australia’s leading retailers with a combined network of 1,000+ stores have joined forces to provide 100% of profits from this Thursday 9th January to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund. As businesses which rely on the goodwill of their communities, the collection of local and international brands united proactively...