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Sustainable Development Goals

Climate change: Africa’s highest mountain –Kilimanjaro on fire

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Tanzania: Communities living near Mount Kilimanjaro have been battling a wildfire on the mountain - Africa's highest peak - that broke out on Sunday afternoon. The cause...

zero plastic waste : Canada will ban single-use plastic items- checkout bags, straws, foodware...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The country plans to ban single-use plastics -- checkout bags, straws, stir sticks, six-pack rings, cutlery and even foodware made from hard-to-recycle plastics -- nationwide by...

Climate change: European lawmakers back 60 percent CO2 emissions reduction by 2030

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The European Parliament has shown support for a climate target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 60 percent by 2030 from the 1990 levels, according to...

Worst effects of climate change: Climate scientists on Earth’s two futures

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); For more than three decades, climate scientists have accurately forecast how carbon emissions would cause a global rise in temperatures. Now they're looking ahead at the...

Sustainability packaging: Mondi replace plastic wrapping with fully a recyclable and plastic-free solution

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, has collaborated with BIOhof Kirchweidach, an organic farm in Bavaria, to design a sustainable packaging solution for 500g...

Ugandan Farmers warned of a drier than usual October to December 2020 season

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); While October to December is normally considered an important rainfall season for Uganda and other east Africa countries, this time round a drier than normal season...

‘We don’t give up really easy’: Navajo ranchers battle climate change

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Two decades into a severe drought on the Navajo reservation, the open range around Maybelle Sloan’s sheep farm stretches out in a brown expanse of earth...

Climate change: September 2020 was world’s hottest on record- report

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Europe in September 2020 was predominantly warmer than the 1981-2010 average for September. Temperatures were most above average in countries bordering the Black Sea, but relatively...

Climate change – and demand for greener products – threaten Africa, but smart decisions...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By David Luke Broad consensus is emerging around the silver-lining opportunity to “build back better” from the COVID-19 crisis by creating more sustainable, resilient and inclusive societies. But...

Climate change: Flooding hits six million people in East Africa

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The number of people hit by seasonal flooding in East Africa has increased more than fivefold in four years, according to UN figures. Nearly six million people...