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The Ripples of a Revolution: The Birth of an Initiative to Combat Single-Use Plastics (SUP) in Asia and the Pacific

02 February 2024 – The International Zero Waste Month (IZWM) marks a critical juncture in the global fight against single-use plastics (SUPs). The Asia Reuse Consortium, a groundbreaking initiative, was established in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 11, comprising 18 individuals from…

California Prepares for Back-to-Back Atmospheric River Storms, Flooding

In California, more than 20 million residents were under flood alerts on Wednesday as the first of two atmospheric river storms hit the northern part of the state, reported CNN. By Cristen Hemingway Jaynes The “Pineapple Express” storms were expected to bring warm,…

How Media Companies Can Meet Their Climate Commitments—and How Readers Can Help

A few simple strategies for recipe curation can help newsgroups achieve their own climate goals. By Laura Lee Cascada The global shift toward plant-forward diets, particularly in wealthy countries, is consistently recognized as one of the most effective ways to reduce global…

Zero Waste Month: Paying Tribute to Waste Workers on the Frontlines

Under the theme “#ChooseReuse: A Pathway for a Just Zero Waste Future”, BAN Toxics joins this year’s International Zero Waste Month (IZWM), recognizing the importance of Zero Waste as a science-based and just solution, advocating a fair shift towards practices…

China Installed More Solar Panels Last Year Than the U.S. Has in Total

China is the world leader in renewable energy, including 40 percent of the planet’s entire solar capacity, reported Rystad Energy. The United States comes in second place with 12 percent. By: Cristen Hemingway Jaynes ast year, China installed more new solar capacity than the total amount…

IMAHICA ART presents CONSCIOUS CREATIONS: A Sustainability Art Show and Business Mixer in Collaboration with BNI Iconic

As a pioneer in artistic innovation and environmental consciousness, Imahica Art presents its exhibition, Conscious Creations, a captivating showcase of artworks which commenced with the Opening Reception and Business Mixer on January 27, 2024. This showcase of exceptional artworks will…

EcoWaste Coalition: Keep the Bagong Pilipinas Kick-Off Rally Litter-Free

27 January 2024, Quezon City.  The EcoWaste Coalition, a non-government organization campaigning for the human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment, urged those leading and participating in the kick-off rally of the “Bagong Pilipinas” movement in Rizal Park…

Neanderthal Virus Exposure in the 21st Century

Across the entire breadth of the Northern Hemisphere Arctic permafrost is rapidly melting. Nobody knows what strange pathogen is going to pop out from within tons upon tons of permafrost muck. More significantly, imagine the public anxiety if scientists detect…

Seeds for agribusiness corporations

The new omnibus bill presented by the government and the recent appointment of the president of INASE show that the government is taking a firm stance on seeds. By Nora Tamagno/Tramas In a previous article published in tramas, which we…

Global Coalition for Social Justice now has 100 partners

In two months of existence, the Global Coalition for Social Justice has brought together 100 governments, trade unions, employers’ organisations and international institutions, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) said in a statement on Wednesday, 24 January. By IPS Correspondent With…

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