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Climate Joy Week #36: John Kerry and Arnold Schwarzenegger Team Up to Fight Climate Change, Air New Zealand Trials Edible Coffee Cups and more…

Climate Joy Week #36: John Kerry and Arnold Schwarzenegger Team Up to Fight Climate Change, Air New Zealand Trials Edible Coffee Cups and more…

Welcome to yet another edition of our Climate Joy series. Regardless of the fact that this year is steadily drawing to a close, efforts to preserve earth as our communal heritage is still underway. Now without further ado on the subject, let’s jump right into the positive climate news we’re celebrating this week: 1. Scientists...

State of the Environment Report 2020: “The Message of Urgency Cannot Be Overstated,” Warns European Environment Agency

State of the Environment Report 2020: “The Message of Urgency Cannot Be Overstated,” Warns European Environment Agency

The EU is not on track to meeting the vast majority of environmental targets for 2020 – and the outlook for 2030 and 2040 is even bleaker. This is the devastating verdict of the ground-breaking State of the Environment Report 2020 published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA). According to the report, Europe is making insufficient progress across nearly all...

New Report Reveals Australians Are Wasting More Food Than Ever, And Gen Z Are Leading the Way

New Report Reveals Australians Are Wasting More Food Than Ever, And Gen Z Are Leading the Way

Globally, one-third of all food produced –1.3 billion tonnes of food worth $1 trillion– is wasted. According to a new report released by Rabobank Australia is the fourth largest food-wasting nation per capita, throwing 298kg of food away per person. The report, part of Rabobank’s annual Financial Health Barometer (FHB) surveys over 2,300 financial decision...

Climate Joy Week #35: Black Friday Climate Protests, British Party Leaders Participate in a Climate Debate and more…

Climate Joy Week #35: Black Friday Climate Protests, British Party Leaders Participate in a Climate Debate and more…

Welcome to a brand new month and another edition of our Climate Joy series. We began collating these positive new stories to share the bits of good news severely lacking in climate change and environmental reporting. The aim is to inspire and uplift you, and that despite the negativity presented by mainstream news media, it’s...

Climate Joy Week #34: Coldplay Pauses Tour for Environment Pending Carbon Neutral Concerts, ‘Climate Emergency’ Word of the Year and more…

Climate Joy Week #34: Coldplay Pauses Tour for Environment Pending Carbon Neutral Concerts, ‘Climate Emergency’ Word of the Year and more…

This week’s edition of Climate Joy is proudly brought to you by our sponsor Australian Ethical: Welcome to another week’s edition of our Climate Joy Series. This is the 34th edition of this beloved weekly series where we bring a collection of positive climate news to you. From renewable energy and the music industry to cleaner...

Climate Joy Week #33: Qantas Announces Ambitious Carbon Neutral Plan, European Investment Bank to Stop Fossil Fuel Financing and more…

Climate Joy Week #33: Qantas Announces Ambitious Carbon Neutral Plan, European Investment Bank to Stop Fossil Fuel Financing and more…

This week’s edition of Climate Joy is proudly brought to you by our sponsor Australian Ethical: As always, we happily welcome you to this week’s edition of our Climate Joy Series. We started Climate Joy to bring positive climate news to you and to encourage one another to keep up with the good fight. That’s why...

Drought and Climate Change Were the Kindling, and Now the East Coast is Ablaze

Drought and Climate Change Were the Kindling, and Now the East Coast is Ablaze

Last week saw an unprecedented outbreak of large, intense fires stretching from the mid-north coast of New South Wales into central Queensland. The most tragic losses are concentrated in northern NSW, where 970,000 hectares have been burned, three people have died, and at least 150 homes have been destroyed. A catastrophic fire warning for Tuesday...

Climate Joy Week #32: New Zealand Sets Carbon Neutral 2050 Target, Italy to Become First Country to Mandate Teaching of Climate Change and more…

Climate Joy Week #32: New Zealand Sets Carbon Neutral 2050 Target, Italy to Become First Country to Mandate Teaching of Climate Change and more…

This week’s edition of Climate Joy is proudly brought to you by our sponsor Australian Ethical: Thank you for swinging by for yet another edition of our Climate Joy series. As we steadily draw closer to the end of this year, I have found myself often thinking of these little joys we share here each week....

Media Matters on Catherine Herridge Leaving Fox News

Media Matters on Catherine Herridge Leaving Fox News

Herridge Joins CBS News, saying “I feel privileged to join a team where facts and storytelling will always matter.” CatherineW Herridge, Fox News’ chief intelligence correspondent and veteran of more than two decades at the network, has announced that she would be leaving Fox  to join CBS News. In what can easily be read as...

Fashion Platform Zilingo’s Ankiti Bose to Become First Indian Woman to Co-Found a Near $1 billion Start-Up – and She’s Only in her 20s

Fashion Platform Zilingo’s Ankiti Bose to Become First Indian Woman to Co-Found a Near $1 billion Start-Up – and She’s Only in her 20s

When you hear of a 27-year-old millennial female involved in the fashion industry, you may not typically think of computers, data analytics and ecommerce. However, that is exactly the case with Ankiti Bose, the co-founder and CEO of fashion sourcing company Zilingo, poised to be India’s first female startup ‘unicorn’ with her company now valued...