New Analysis Reveals The US Now Down To 24th Spot in The World on Environmental Performance

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New Analysis Reveals The US Now Down To 24th Spot in The World on Environmental Performance The US presently ranks 24th in the world on environmental performance, far behind other industrialized nations in a range of categories, according to a new analysis by Yale and Columbia universities.  Denmark came in the first place, followed by … Read more

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UN Warns The World Witnesses Worst Ever Food Crisis Seen in Half A Century Triggered By COVID-19 Pandemic

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UN Warns The World Witnesses Worst Ever Food Crisis Seen in Half A Century Triggered By COVID-19 Pandemic The world stands on the brink of the worst food crisis ever seen for at least 50 years; the UN has warned as it urged governments to act rapidly to avoid disaster, including recession caused by the deadly coronavirus … Read more

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Study Finds Climate Crisis Responsible For Damage Worth $67Bn Caused By Hurricane Harvey

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Study Finds Climate Crisis Responsible For Damage Worth $67Bn Caused By Hurricane Harvey Climate crisis blamed for $67bn of Hurricane Harvey damage in 2017, according to a study. The new figure is far higher than previous estimates of the direct impact of global heating, leading to a radical reassessment of the costs of damage from extreme weather. Harvey … Read more

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Britain Becomes Coal-Free As Renewables Surpass Power Generation Using Fossil Fuels

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Britain Becomes Coal-Free As Renewables Surpass Power Generation Using Fossil Fuels Midnight of June 10th would create history as Britain set to pass a significant landmark. The country will have gone full two months without burning coal to generate power as renewables edge out fossil fuels. Around 40% of the country’s electricity came from coal a … Read more

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COVID-19 Waste Could Trigger Surge in Ocean Pollution As Conservationists Find “More Masks Than Jelly Fish” Afloat

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COVID-19 Waste Could Trigger Surge in Ocean Pollution As Conservationists Find “More Masks Than Jelly Fish” Afloat Coronavirus waste ends up in the ocean as conservationists have warned that the coronavirus pandemic could spark a surge in ocean pollution. Too much discarded single-use masks are floating like jellyfish, and waterlogged latex gloves are washing up on … Read more

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Tropical Rainforest Equivalent To A Football Pitch Vanished Every Six Seconds

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Tropical Rainforest Equivalent To A Football Pitch Vanished Every Six Seconds Football pitch-sized area of pristine tropical rainforest disappeared every six seconds, increasing the loss of tropical rainforest across the globe last year, a satellite-based analysis has found. Across the tropics, around 12m hectares of tree cover was lost, including almost 4m hectares of dense, old rainforest that was … Read more

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