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Climate Joy Week #28: California Bans Hotels From Providing Travel-Size Plastic Toiletries, Unilever to Slash Plastic Use

Climate Joy Week #28: California Bans Hotels From Providing Travel-Size Plastic Toiletries, Unilever to Slash Plastic Use

Welcome to this week’s edition of our Climate Joy Series, we are so thrilled you stopped by. This week marks our 28th edition of our beloved series and if this visit is your first with us, please start from the beginning to fully understand what our Climate Joy series is all about. That being said,...

Climate Joy Week #27: The Ocean Cleanup’s Device Successfully Collects Plastic, Billionaire Owners of Fiji Water Donate $750 Million to Climate Research

Climate Joy Week #27: The Ocean Cleanup’s Device Successfully Collects Plastic, Billionaire Owners of Fiji Water Donate $750 Million to Climate Research

Welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy. As is our custom on this series, we bring you good news as it relates to climate action and the wellbeing of the planet. From the positive actions taken by private individuals and notable corporations, all the way to the European Union, here’s what we’re celebrating this...

Climate Joy Week #26: McDonald’s to Launch Plant-Based Beyond Meat Burger, Major Cruise Line Ditches Single-Use Plastic Bottles

Climate Joy Week #26: McDonald’s to Launch Plant-Based Beyond Meat Burger, Major Cruise Line Ditches Single-Use Plastic Bottles

Welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy. As per our tradition in this series, we bring to you another lineup of positive climate news from around the world, focussing on companies making strides towards sustainability. The United Nations Climate Summit was also held last week and rather than explore in this series, we will...

Climate Change is Expected to Hit the World’s Poorest Nations Hard. Here’s What Three of Them Are Doing About It…

Climate Change is Expected to Hit the World’s Poorest Nations Hard. Here’s What Three of Them Are Doing About It…

Flash floods, forest fires, drought, melting glaciers, rising sea levels, earthquakes… you’d think all of these have something to do with the end of the world prophecy as read in the bible but no. These are the results of activities performed solely by man and if you connect the dots of these catastrophic events it...

Why Climate Change is a Serious Public Health Threat

Why Climate Change is a Serious Public Health Threat

Writer’s note: Sorry this post may seem depressing, but I’m aiming for it to educate and empower you all. Keep learning, have informed conversations and fight for change. It is also a call for health systems and professionals to integrate and collaborate with climate adaptation and resilience. With the global climate strikes showcasing millions of...

Climate Joy Week #25: Activists and Citizens Unite at the Global Climate Strike, Amazon Makes Ambitious Climate Pledge and more…

Climate Joy Week #25: Activists and Citizens Unite at the Global Climate Strike, Amazon Makes Ambitious Climate Pledge and more…

Hi guys, welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy! We hope you participated in the rallies seeking climate action last Friday. If you did, that is awesome! More green to your rainbow! If for some reason you didn’t, we know that you are contributing in your own way to a better planet. Anyway, here’s...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: the Nations Leading and Failing on Climate Action

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: the Nations Leading and Failing on Climate Action

It is almost five years since the landmark Paris deal was struck. Nearly 200 countries agreed to work towards limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celcius, beyond which the planet is expected to slide irreversibly towards devastating climate change impacts. But few nations are on track to reaching this goal. Right now, we’re heading to...

Climate Joy Week #23: CNN Hosts Democrat Climate Town Hall, $20 Billion Denmark Fund to Divest from Major Oil Companies and more…

Climate Joy Week #23: CNN Hosts Democrat Climate Town Hall, $20 Billion Denmark Fund to Divest from Major Oil Companies and more…

Hi there folks! Welcome to yet another edition of our Climate Joy series.  In this edition, as always, we will look briefly but closely in appreciation of the efforts of various people around the world; from media houses, scientists and public officials to end this climate crisis that plagues us all. So let’s get into it:...

Climate Joy Week #22: Marriott Hotel Chain to Ditch Travel-Sized Plastic Toiletries, Hasbro Ditches Plastic Toy and Game Packaging and More…

Climate Joy Week #22: Marriott Hotel Chain to Ditch Travel-Sized Plastic Toiletries, Hasbro Ditches Plastic Toy and Game Packaging and More…

Welcome to this week’s edition of our Climate Joy series. This is our twenty-second week of collating and presenting to you bits of good news in the fight to save our planet and we are still riding high. This week, we bring you good news from the fashion world G7 Summit in Japan on the...

New Australian Recycling Program Launches for Pens, Markers and Highlighters

New Australian Recycling Program Launches for Pens, Markers and Highlighters

Ground-breaking new recycling program for writing instruments launches in Australia. MEDIA RELEASE A new Australian recycling program will make all brands of pens and markers 100% recyclable, thanks to a partnership between leading stationary company BIC, and innovative recycling giant TerraCycle. Launching today, the Writing Instruments Recycling Program will encourage schools, offices and communities across...