Caribbean aims to be world’s first ‘climate smart’ zone

Richard Branson and Usain Bolt were part of the launch of the Caribbean ClimateSmart Accelerator yesterday

$5.1m for ‘climate smart’ crop production in China

The World Bank has approved a $5.1 million (£3m) grant to support “climate smart” crop production in China. China’s intensive crop production relies on high and inefficient use of fertilisers, pesticides and irrigation water inputs, the Bank said. There are also unsustainable crop production practices, which includes straw burning, flood irrigation and low rates of […]