Protecting: Notes from Session 6 of Countdown Summit

Hosts Bruno Giussani and Christiana Figueres open Session 6 of Countdown Summit on October 15, 2021 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo: Gilberto Tadday / TED) Follow Countdown on Twitter and Instagram • Subscribe to the Countdown newsletter It’s the last morning of Countdown Summit, and we have a better sense ofContinue Reading

The 10 Point Pod talks protecting the natural environment

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria have quickly risen up the list of key priorities for businesses in recent years. Companies are now all too aware they will be assessed not just on the strength of their balance sheets or quality of their service, but also on their ethical stance.Continue Reading

Garden Notes: Protecting the environment

Last Monday’s spectacular harvest moon and the autumnal equinox have ushered in a new season to garden in. Photons diminish daily, nighttime temperatures drop, heavy dew falls most mornings, while daytimes can be surprisingly hot in infrared-rich sunlight. Earth’s northern hemisphere is turning its back to the sun as weContinue Reading

Environmental justice: Why civil rights and protecting the planet go hand-in-hand | Global Ideas | DW

As the global ecological crisis impacts ever-more lives, it is becoming clearer that we cannot talk about cimate change, pollution or biodiversity loss without talking about inequality — whether that’s determined by gender, race, class, sexual orientation or disability.   As Thenjiwe McHarris, a leading Black Lives Matter activist and co-founderContinue Reading

Universities must teach future pharmacists about protecting the environment

Our planet is unequivocally in climate and ecological crisis, and healthcare is a major contributor. According to an article published in the Lancet in 2020, healthcare accounts for 1–5% of total global environmental impacts and more than 5% of national environmental impacts in some countries​[1]​. In England, medicines account forContinue Reading

Media India Group

Protecting environment a dangerous activity in India Government, big business, mafia: All pose equal threats Environment September 15, 2021 Global Witness gathered and analysed 2020 data from around the world involving lethal attacks on environmental defenders, and discovered that an average of more than four people a week died whileContinue Reading

Jide-Ojo

On August 4, 2021, on my programme, Development Focus with Jide Ojo on ITV, Abuja, I was privileged to host an environmentalist, Mr. Olusola Babalola, the Executive Director of Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Development Awareness. He was on the programme to discuss the topic: “Managing environmental hazards in Nigeria”.Continue Reading

East Asia Forum

Author: Gillian Moon, UNSW Concerns have long been held about certain adverse human and environmental rights impacts of the international investment arbitration system, or investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS), under which foreign investors seek compensation for state violations of international investment agreements. Human rights experts are particularly concerned about the asymmetricContinue Reading