Facebook becomes net zero in its operations

The social network has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 94% in the last three years and is now powered by 100% renewable energy

‘One in three people globally dissatisfied with environmental efforts’

According to Gallup’s annual Earth Day poll, people’s satisfaction ranges from 10% in Lebanon to 93% in the UAE

UN Chief: ‘Now is not the time for retreat on climate change’

UN Secretary-General António Guterres said the world must not lose focus on climate change

Earth Challenge 2020 invites ‘global citizens’ to protect the environment

The initiative encourages individuals across the globe to take civic action and contribute to a citizen-data cloud

Minecraft teaches renewable energy to housebound students

The gaming programmes will encourage students learning from home during coronavirus-related school closures to manage a sustainable city

Animals and nature
2019 is ‘crucial year to protect species from extinction’

The theme for Earth Day this year, taking place on the 22nd of April, will be to ‘Protect the Species’