Small island nations to slash marine pollution through $515m initiative

It will support island countries in the Atlantic, Caribbean, Indian and Pacific ocean regions to prevent the release of more than 185,000 metric tons of marine litter by 2027

Is air conditioning harmful to the environment and human health?

Dr Xavier Moya, Lecturer at the University of Cambridge spoke to ELN about the impact of polluting gases used on air conditioners on the environment

Cow burbs in orbit!

Hey, diddle diddle, your burbs are being monitored by satellites!

UN launches new sustainable land use finance impact hub

It aims to help end users, including impact fund, asset managers and debt managers, to identify and measure how land use investments generate positive environmental and social impacts

Global countries make ‘historic’ commitment to tackle plastic pollution

Heads of state, environment ministers and other representatives from 175 nations have agreed to develop a legally binding agreement by 2024

UNEP calls on support for Kyrgyz Republic to transition away from coal

The call comes as the capital city of Bishkek ranked number two in the world earlier this month for air pollution despite a mild winter

UN: ‘Nature-based funding must triple by 2030’

To achieve net zero, a new report stresses nature-based spending must quadruple by 2050

UNEP launches free teaching kits on ozone layer and environmental protection

The first phase of the toolkits, targeting tweens, aims to help educate, raise awareness and inspire action among young people about the importance of the ozone layer and the need to protect it

UN makes a plea “to step up or face huge disruption”

The climate adaptation policies are still far behind and their cost could reach $300 billion a year by 2030, the UN Environment Programme estimates

UN: ‘Fossil fuel production will be more than double what is needed to stop global warming’

A new report from the UNEP claims that by 2030, governments will be producing 240% more coal than what is needed to keep warming at 1.5°C