Tag:Environment

Over 600M people planted 326M trees via Alipay Ant Forest in 5 Years

Business Wire India: Ant Forest, a tree-planting mini program in the Alipay app that enables users to earn virtual points for making low-carbon lifestyle choices,...

Barrier Reef outlook poor despite coral ‘recovery’: scientists

Brisbane, Australia: The Great Barrier Reef's outlook remains "very poor" despite coral recovery over the past year, Australian government scientists said Monday, just days...

Cities retreat from water as coastal flooding worsens

Miami & Delaware, United States: When the tide gets exceptionally high in Charleston, South Carolina, coastal streets start to run with seawater. Some yards...

What is China’s carbon trading scheme?

Beijing, China: China Friday launched the world's biggest carbon trading system to help lower emissions, but critics and analysts have raised doubts about whether...

Environment watchdogs oppose lifting DR Congo logging ban

Kinshasa, DR Congo: Environmental organizations including Greenpeace opposed Wednesday the proposed removal of a ban on new industrial logging concessions in the forests of...

EU begins ‘bloody hard’ battle to reach green ambition

Brussels, Belgium: The EU went into battle Wednesday to secure a path to its pledge of carbon neutrality by 2050, triggering an epic political...

Why “Climate Emergency” is no longer a fancy new term

Media drama is the very best kind, isn’t it? The absolutely excellent organization Covering Climate Now recently asked a bunch of publications to sign a pledge...

After Covid, could the next big killer be heatwaves?

Paris, France: Searing, unrelenting heat scorches large swathes of the Earth, killing millions who have no means to escape. Shade is useless, and shallow...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...
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New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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