A global collective of conservation-focussed foundations has turned its sights on Cayman to champion, fund and tackle local environmental concerns. By the end of this year, the Conservation Collective will consist of 16 local philanthropic funds, working from St Vincent and the Grenadines, to Spain and Sri Lanka, with the
As the pandemic continues to threaten lives and livelihoods across the globe, developing countries are braced for the worst of its economic consequences. The health crisis has jolted economies and triggered sovereign debt crises, which means more developing economies are now in debt distress. The phrase ‘debt pandemic’ has emerged to illustrate
MIKE ISLAND, La. — Erosion, sinking land and sea rise from climate change have killed the Louisiana woods where a 41-year-old Native American chief played as a child. Not far away in the Mississippi River delta system, middle-school students can stand on islands that emerged the year they were born.
A long-anticipated U.K. environmental bill is currently in the House of Lords and is expected to pass before the global climate summit takes place in Scotland later this year. Environmental advocates have criticized the bill for failing to include human rights protections and allowing forms of deforestation deemed legal under
Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash Saturday, June 5, 2021 Five years ago, Boulder adopted a “climate commitment” to shrink its carbon footprint, setting specific goals to do so. Two years ago, it declared a climate emergency and accelerated established targets. Already, those plans are insufficient to combat an increasingly
Dive Brief: Lawmakers and activists in California aim to curb the export of low-value scrap plastic to developing countries in calling for the Biden administration to ratify the Basel Convention, an international agreement that aims to ensure certain waste is handled responsibly. The United States is one of just a few
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has been active early in the Biden administration.Source: Ethan Pollard/Getty Creative via Getty Images President Joe Biden’s first 100 days have brought a shift at a key independent regulator with oversight over energy markets and interstate gas pipelines, thrusting a Democrat with a strong interest
Share Tweet Share Share Share Email Small businesses, which collectively form the foundation of the U.S. economy, continue to wade through market volatility, many with dwindling chances of survival. It’s a saddening scenario that justifies the existence of financial relief initiatives across the private and public sectors, most notably, the