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energy issues, ministry of the environment

Japan: A glimpse into environment and energy issues

The work of the Ministry of the Environment and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in the Government of Japan are examined here.
international arctic research, USARC

The priorities for domestic and international Arctic research in the U.S.

The priorities for domestic and international Arctic research in the U.S., including the work of the United States Arctic Research Commission (USARC), are detailed here.
fiscal and financial, environmental crises

Taxing and spending: Green fiscal and financial systems can stop environmental crises

When it comes to taxing and spending, Dominic Hogg from Eunomia Research & Consulting shares his views on how greening the fiscal and financial systems can help address environmental crises.
rubbish endangering health, waste management

Open burning of rubbish endangers health in Lebanon

Lebanon’s ministerial committee tasked with solving Lebanon’s waste management emergency has yet to act despite a four-month period of rubbish endangering health.
cause of carbon emissions, GODAN

GODAN: Meat production is a huge cause of carbon emissions

Here, Andre Laperrière, Executive Director of Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), comments on the latest UN report on meat as a cause of carbon emissions.
combat climate change, global recycling day

Why championing recycling can help to combat climate change

Ranjit Baxi, comments on the link between recycling and climate change, as well as the success of the celebrated Global Recycling Day 2019 on 18th March in cities globally.
benefits of cycling, MHR

What are the health benefits of cycling to work?

Lee Hammond describes the health benefits of cycling as an opportunity to work better, feel better and clear the air on National Cycle to Work Day.
carbon footprint, greenhouse gas emissions

Carbon footprint: YouTube usage worse than light left on for a year

Carbon emissions are found to be at an all-time high, as the world’s YouTube usage is found to be worse for your carbon footprint than leaving a light on for one year.
no carbon emissions, science based target

University of Cambridge will have no carbon emissions by 2048

Cambridge is the first university globally to announce that it has adopted a 1.5 degrees Science Based Target for carbon reduction, committing itself to having no energy-related carbon emissions by 2048.
chinas environmental industry, chinese government spending

Opportunities and challenges in China’s environmental industry

In this article, Micah Hostetter discusses the next step for China's environmental industry, with a focus on Chinese government spending.
antibiotic contamination, global rivers

Research finds antibiotic contamination of global rivers

Concentrations of antibiotic contamination found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels by up to 300 times, according to researchers at the University of York.
european public health, WHO european

Countries throw a spotlight on European public health

More than 70 events in over 25 countries take place between 13 and 17 May in first ever European Public Health Week.
uk climate emergency, climate change, extinction rebellion

UK “climate emergency”: What does it really mean?

After the vote on Wednesday, Parliament has shown that it intends to be symbolically at war with climate change with the declaration of a UK “climate emergency”.
declaring climate emergency, extinction rebellion

UK parliament to discuss declaring “climate emergency”

Today, a Labour-led debate is being held by UK Parliament to discuss the possibility of declaring a “climate emergency” in the wake of Extinction Rebellion protests.
protect amazon rainforest

Ecuadorian women face violence to protect Amazon rainforest

Ecuador will not stop attacks against Indigenous women, who are receiving death threats and physical beatings for protecting the Amazon rainforest: What does President Moreno want out of this?
global conservationists, conservation movement

Global conservationists have “core aims” but fight over solution

Research reveals rifts within the global conservation movement, on economic approaches to protected areas, which makes the achievement of conservation goals difficult.
Uk palm oil sustainability, animal extinction

How is UK palm oil sustainability stopping deforestation?

In this article, the role of UK companies via palm oil sustainability is examined as part of the cure to animal extinction.
North America Analysis April 2019

North America Analysis – April 2019

Welcome to the April 2019 edition of North America Analysis. One of the highlights in this issue is the special focus we have on neurodegenerative diseases, which includes comment from Jeffrey Borenstein, of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF).
sustainable growth, smart city

Planting the seeds of sustainable growth in our cities

In this article, George Adams discusses how cities are the engines powering the development of the human race: How does sustainable growth factor into this vision?
freshwater resource problems, sustainable watershed management

Understanding freshwater resource problems

Experts from Stroud Water Research Center and Kansas State University highlight the importance of addressing today’s freshwater resource problems and how to achieve sustainable watershed management.

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