The United Nations has released a new report claiming that Australia’s government has not done enough to protect the Great Barrier Reef from climate change.
There is a surplus of ocean energy projects to meet the European Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy’s target of 100 MW by 2025 but the clock is ticking, according to Ocean Energy Europe (OEE).
The UN Secretary General has called for the rapid scale up of renewable energy, within a raft of other measures, in efforts to reach net-zero emissions by mid century.
A ground-breaking new international collaboration between academics, business, civil society and citizens has been unveiled today by the UK COP26 Presidency, aimed at helping all nations of the world envision what a climate-resilient, net zero future would look like for them.
Launched on World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, a new initiative by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is set to support communities by enhancing the degraded lands of the Sahel on the Sahara Desert’s southern edge.
A severe global crisis awaits if countries do not take greater action managing water and land, the UN has warned.
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is this year focusing on ambitious plans to restore 1 billion hectares of land – close to the size of China – over the next decade.
The G7 summit in Cornwall concluded on Sunday with the publication, alongside the final Summit Communiqué, of a ‘Nature Compact’ committing the leaders of the G7 nations to a global mission to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030.
Desertification, land degradation and drought will be amongst the greatest challenges of our generation, according to UN General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir.