As the world anticipates the climate policies that will unfold following the 2015 Paris Agreement and the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), more countries are likely to include nuclear power in their national energy mixes.
Sustainability experts and thought leaders were in attendance at edie’s Sustainability Leaders Forum to outline how the role of business in a society battling social and environmental crises like never before will change.
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ENVIRONMENTALISTS have criticised Scottish business as a new survey shows half are not doing all they can to beat single-use plastic waste.
Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Minister Richard Bruton has announced a review that will consider how the country can deliver a 90% collection target for single use plastic bottles.
Women have always been central to the environmental justice movement. In many parts of the world, women live closest to the earth and must deal with the effects of environmental degredation due to industry and/or climate change. There is a causal interrelationship between gender inequalities and environmental degradation; where the loss of biodiversity, ecosystems and climate change tend to exacerbate existing gender inequalities, which means that the negative impacts of these phenomena are greater on women, placing them, along with girls, in a position of vulnerability where their livelihoods, assets and health are affected.