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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...

Climate Joy Week #41: Microsoft Pledges to Become Carbon Negative, Colgate Launches Vegan-Certified Toothpaste and more…

Climate Joy Week #41: Microsoft Pledges to Become Carbon Negative, Colgate Launches Vegan-Certified Toothpaste and more…

Welcome to this week’s edition of our Climate Joy series. This week has brought forth good environmental tidings especially when you consider that rain has finally come to Australia (as many of you may be aware, EWP headquarters is in Australia) and given the country’s devastating bushfires and drought, this latest development is a joyful one for...

Climate Joy Week #40: London and New York Mayors Urge Other Cities to Divest From Fossil Fuels, US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall in 2019 and more…

Climate Joy Week #40: London and New York Mayors Urge Other Cities to Divest From Fossil Fuels, US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall in 2019 and more…

Welcome to this week’s edition of our Climate Joy Series. Thanks for supporting this series, where we shine the light on positive climate news and remind everyone it’s not all bad. And now without further ado, here is the roundup of good news for the week, as it relates to the environment and climate action:...

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...

Climate Joy Week #39: Golden Globes Goes Plant-Based, Comedian Celeste Barber Raises $32 Million in Bushfire Appeal and more…

Climate Joy Week #39: Golden Globes Goes Plant-Based, Comedian Celeste Barber Raises $32 Million in Bushfire Appeal and more…

Happy New Year! Welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy, the first of the year. In a sense, this year began appallingly from an environmental sense; the Australian bushfires are still raging and the country’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison doesn’t seem bothered by it. But at times like this, more than ever, we are...

How to Monitor the Bushfires Raging Across Australia

How to Monitor the Bushfires Raging Across Australia

As I write this, fires are consuming huge swathes of Australia and conditions are expected to worsen. The situation is attracting global interest, and reporting has been extensive. But it isn’t always easy to find reliable information on how the situation is developing in specific areas that are home to your family and friends. Read...

Climate Joy Week #37: Greta Thunberg Named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year, Europe Presents Green Deal and more

Climate Joy Week #37: Greta Thunberg Named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year, Europe Presents Green Deal and more

Welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy. It’s nearly Christmas and I can only imagine how busy you’ve been with planning for the upcoming festivities. So in the interest of not wasting any more of your time, here’s the positive news we’re celebrating this week: 1. Greta Thunberg named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year...

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…

This week’s edition of Climate Joy is proudly brought to you by our sponsor Australian Ethical: 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...

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…

This week’s edition of Climate Joy is proudly brought to you by our sponsor Australian Ethical: 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...

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...