Category: News

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...

Trump Hastens Climate Catastrophe by Slashing Endangered Species Act, Environmental Groups Sue

Trump Hastens Climate Catastrophe by Slashing Endangered Species Act, Environmental Groups Sue

Biodiversity is as much a part of the health of our planet as a balanced diet is part of our own wellbeing. Biodiversity describes the variety within and between species, or within and between ecosystems; generally, the greater the diversity the healthier the system. The more different kinds of species are found in an ecosystem,...

G7 Fashion Pact Could Be Key to Tackling Industry’s Climate Pollution

G7 Fashion Pact Could Be Key to Tackling Industry’s Climate Pollution

Companies must now release quantitative details on how they will meet climate change goals in line with UN Paris Agreement. MEDIA RELEASE Traditional Chochenyo and Karkin Ohlone Lands (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) — Over the weekend, major fashion brands announced a Fashion Pact at the G7 Summit in France, outlining commitments focused on reducing the fashion industry’s contribution to climate...

How the G7 Can Save the Amazon Rainforest

How the G7 Can Save the Amazon Rainforest

It is encouraging that the G7 is discussing the urgent situation in the Amazon. President Macron has advocated stopping industrial deforestation and finding new forms of forest governance where NGOs and indigenous peoples are more involved. The question is how G7 countries best could achieve this. The best way for G7 countries to help solve this crisis...

New Study Finds Amazon Rainforest Fires Gets 93% Less Coverage on Cable News Than the Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

New Study Finds Amazon Rainforest Fires Gets 93% Less Coverage on Cable News Than the Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

According to a new study, cable news is failing to cover the massive and globally-catastrophic fires in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. The study from nonprofit media watchdog Media Matters for America, found that cable news channels – MSNBC, CNN and Fox News – provided nearly 15x more coverage of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire earlier...

The Amazon Rainforest is Burning at an Alarming Rate. Here’s How You Can Help…

The Amazon Rainforest is Burning at an Alarming Rate. Here’s How You Can Help…

Three weeks after the Amazon Rainforest fires began, the issue has finally found mainstream media coverage, with popular news outlets CNN and NBC reporting on the issue after Brazil’s largest city Sao Paulo was plunged into daytime darkness due to the smoke and images of the city looking apocalyptic began circulating on social media. Shannon...