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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...

Climate Joy Week #30: Honda to Sell Only Electric and Hybrid Cars in Europe from 2022, Leading Australian Engineers Reject Fossil Fuel Projects and More…

Climate Joy Week #30: Honda to Sell Only Electric and Hybrid Cars in Europe from 2022, Leading Australian Engineers Reject Fossil Fuel Projects and More…

This post was proudly brought to you by our partner: Hello there! As always, we welcome you to this week’s edition of our climate joy series. This right here marks our thirtieth weekly documentary of the joyful news arising from our fight to save our planet and I must admit, it has been quite the...

Climate Joy Week #29: Western South Atlantic Whales Come Back From Near Extinction, Florida Looks to Ban Sunscreen Harmful to Coral Reefs and more…

Climate Joy Week #29: Western South Atlantic Whales Come Back From Near Extinction, Florida Looks to Ban Sunscreen Harmful to Coral Reefs and more…

Welcome to another week of our Climate Joy Series where we document and collate joyful news from across the globe in the fight to save our climate. Now the list presented to you in this series every week are by no means exhaustive accounts of all the positive news there are; they are merely offerings...

Economics Nobel 2019: Why Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer Won

Economics Nobel 2019: Why Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer Won

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 (commonly known as the Nobel Prize for Economics) has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”. Through the award, the Nobel committee recognised both the significance of development economics in the...

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...