What is Cop26? For almost three decades, world governments have met nearly every year to forge a global response to the climate emergency. Under the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), every country on Earth is treaty-bound to “avoid dangerous climate change”, and find ways to reduceContinue Reading

Energy & Environment — Presented by the American Petroleum Institute — Biden leaves meeting saying 'it doesn't matter' when bill is passed

Biden says ‘it doesn’t matter’ when infrastructure bill is passed   Welcome to Friday’s Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment and beyond. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Today we’re looking at the latest round of infrastructure negotiations, a sentencing for a former environmentalContinue Reading

Why sharks matter to ocean ecosystems: an expert explains – The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Senior Writer, Formative Content Shark attacks on humans are rare, according to a shark expert. Overfishing is causing many shark populations to decline and driving some to the pointContinue Reading

What Is Ocean-Bound Plastic? And Does It Really Matter?

To fully address the plastic waste challenge, it is urgent to capture as much of it as possible. Diverting ocean-bound plastics is a worthy cause, but it only scratches the surface of the broader challenge of mismanaged waste. What’s in a name? Quite a bit, actually. Names are shorthand forContinue Reading

For Greg Zegas, climate finance is also a matter of climate justice

Five years after the signing of the Paris Agreement, a new term has found itself at the center of climate discourse: climate finance. Used to describe funding that will support climate mitigation and adaptation strategies, climate finance is driving new opportunities to address climate change, from mobilizing the trillions of dollars neededContinue Reading

DfMM — it’s no small matter!

Aaron Johnson, vice president of marketing and customer strategy, Accumold, explains why successful medical micromoulding depends on collaboration and design for micromoulding.  Although many medical device OEMs are well versed in the use of micromoulding in their product development cycles, there are a larger number who recognise the business needContinue Reading

Students’ environments matter for learning, studies show

In Chicago, when coal-fired power plants closed, students in nearby schools were absent less often. In Rhode Island, children exposed to lead were more likely to be suspended and had lower test scores. And nationwide, researchers have found that students in schools without air conditioning learn less in years withContinue Reading