There are so many ways we can ALL contribute to sustainability! Even if you have to take baby steps and just do a few of these suggestions, it all adds up and will help to reduce our carbon footprint making the world a much better place to live!
Are you someone who books sustainable holidays that protect nature and communities, then read on. Beyond Green, a sustainable travel company, launched a curated guide for travelers seeking a more purposeful way to explore the world, which features a global portfolio of 27 hotels, resorts, and lodges that promote sustainability in action.
This past weekend, we witnessed remotely forced and violent evictions occurring in a neighbourhood of Ghana’s capital city Accra. Agbogbloshie is portrayed as the continent’s largest electrical wasteland; in truth it is a functional, profit-making recycling network.
Pacific island nations have shaped the international response to climate change. At the United Nations summit in Glasgow, they’ll draw a line in the sand. Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, Fiji prime minister Frank Bainimarama, has said Pacific island countries ‘refuse to be the canary in the world’s coal mine.’ The Pacific Islands are at the frontline of climate change. But as rising seas threaten their very existence, these tiny nation states will not be submerged without a fight. For decades this group has been the world’s moral conscience on climate change. Pacific leaders are not afraid to call out the climate policy failures of far bigger nations, including regional neighbour Australia. And they have a strong history of punching above their weight at United Nations climate talks – including at Paris, where they were credited with helping secure the first truly global climate agreement.
The Council adopted conclusions on the circular economy, discussed proposals to update EU-wide rules on CO2 emissions standards for cars and vans, as well as the rules on the quality of water for human consumption.