Will the UN declaration spur countries to finally act?

On July 28, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a landmark resolution declaring that access to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment is a universal human right. It also called on countries, international organisations and businesses to enhance efforts to ensure a healthy environment for all. This follows a similarContinue Reading

Energy & Environment — Biden mulls climate emergency declaration

President Biden is considering declaring a climate emergency, though he is not expected to do so this week. We’ll look ahead to Biden’s speech in Massachusetts on Wednesday and also examine gas prices, which have fallen under $4.50 per gallon nationally. This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for theContinue Reading

What is the Kunming Declaration on Biodiversity Conservation?

We discuss China’s position on biodiversity conservation and impact on business activity in light of the international adoption of the Kunming Declaration at the first part of the COP15 virtual conference. The declaration may have felt rushed, but negotiations on more concrete proposals will take place in 2022, culminating inContinue Reading