The Rt Hon Thérèse Coffey MP

Welcome everyone to Camley Street Natural Park for the launch of our Environment Improvement Plan. And thank you to the London Wildlife Trust for hosting us. I was at another of your sites yesterday – Woodberry Wetlands – and I also recently visited Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s Hazlewood Marshes which afterContinue Reading

Business Schools for Climate Leadership initiative launched

AFRICA Six leading African business schools launched the Business Schools for Climate Leadership Africa (BS4CL Africa) initiative to build a collaborative framework for climate action that can transform business education curricula to match the needs and adapt to the realities of the African continent. “Our ultimate goal is to ensureContinue Reading

National Strategy for the Environment launched for consultation

Cleaner air quality, zero waste, thriving biodiversity, flourishing seas – these are among the goals Malta has to reach by 2050 according to the National Strategy for the Environment 2050 launched for public consultation on Wednesday. The strategy builds on eight strategic goals, which tackle traditional environmental facets while focusingContinue Reading

How Canada’s Maurice Strong launched the environmental world order

Secretary-General of the United Nations Kurt Waldheim, right, speaks with Canadian commissioner of the World Conference Maurice Strong, right, during the United Nations Conference on the Environment, on June 9, 1972 in Stockholm.PRESSENS BILD/AFP via Getty Images During the last night of the 1972 United Nations Conference on the HumanContinue Reading

Funding, titling project for Indigenous-led organizations launched

One of the latest conservation funding mechanisms, the Community Land Rights and Conservation Finance Initiative (CLARIFI), plans to channel funds directly to Indigenous and locally-led organizations and title at least 400 million hectares (988 million acres) of land to reduce deforestation. According to organizers, this will avoid 1.1 to 7.4Continue Reading