The move could drive regional change and would make UCLA one of the largest universities in the U.S. to take action.
Wholesaler Metro AG has announced that it will no longer use single-use plastic utensils in the canteens of its Düsseldorf headquarters.
Zara, the most popular fashion brand plans to stop using synthetic fibres derived from fossil fuels in its clothing, accessories, and shoes globally.
A series of sustainability measures announced by AEG’s British Summer Time Hyde Park in London includes achieving zero waste to landfill, ensuring all food packaging and cutlery is biodegradable and a “leave no trace” policy.
A British firm is looking to help combat climate change by growing seaweed farms to remove carbon dioxide from the ocean while producing eco-friendly cattle feed.
Planting more trees is often touted a solution to help extract greenhouse gases from the air — as photosynthesis uses up carbon dioxide to create new biomass.
Yet trees grow slowly, the carbon they store is vulnerable to release by deforestation, and experts have said it may now be too late to put too much stock in this approach.