Pollution highly increases the odds of future pandemics, so health leaders across the world are working on a green recovery plan in a call for stimulus packages that reduce air and water pollution and lower carbon emissions.
The European Commission has proposed a plan to reduce pesticide use by half in the European Union within the next decade, as part of a plan to transform towards a healthier and more sustainable agricultural system.
More and more leaders are pushing for international cooperation to limit the spread of COVID-19: 140 public figures have urged governments to guarantee that once a vaccine is developed, it is swiftly produced and universally distributed for free.
The COVID-19 lockdowns led to a reduction in demand for energy as restaurants, malls and offices temporarily closed. Thanks to this, the United States is – for the very first time – projected to produce far more electricity from renewable sources than from coal!
UAE’s Abu Dhabi Power Corporation has attracted a record-breaking low bid of 1.35 U.S. cents per kilowatt hour for its 2GW solar photovoltaic project, now set to be both the world’s largest solar power plant and the world’s cheapest, too!
The United Kingdom's state-appointed climate advisers are guiding the prime minister towards what they deem "integral" to restarting the economy affected by the COVID-19 pandemic: shifting people to green jobs.
India’s Kashmir region, filled with mutton-lovers, has faced a sharp drop in meat supply since COVID-19 lockdown measures led to a halt in imports. Thankfully, their locally produced vegetables have been keeping the community afloat, and its farmers thriving.
Afghanistan has established its fifth protected national park, located in the Bamyan province, where such wildlife as the endangered Persian leopard can be found in the ecologically, socially and culturally important landscape.
As of the end of April, Britain has broken its personal record of days gone without using any coal-powered electricity – marking it the nation’s longest duration of generating electricity without coal since 1882!
The COVID-19 lockdown measures have left many Pakistanis without work. But the government is offering tens of thousands of them a new opportunity to earn a living, by planting billions of trees across the nation to tackle climate issues.