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Fossil fuel companies and climate deniers block climate progress

As the UN climate talks go into their final hours, progress has been terrifyingly slow, with obstruction from key fossil fuel-pushing governments.
from Friends of the Earth on Dec 14, 2018.

Is social media having a positive or negative impact on public health?

Social media is probably having more of a negative than positive impact on public health: big social media users tend to be more depressed, anxious and socially isolated.

Few countries have political will for climate action, says new index

Sweden and Morocco head the latest Climate Change Performance Index, thanks to good ratings in curbing emissions and promoting renewables.
from Germanwatch on Dec 10, 2018.

More than half the world is now online

More than half of the world’s population is now using the Internet, reports the International Telecommunications Union.
from ITU on Dec 7, 2018.

ForestLink app helps catch illegal miners red-handed in Peru

Dozens of suspected illegal goldminers causing terrible environmental damage in the Peruvian Amazon were caught with the help of an app developed by the Rainforest Foundation UK.
from Rainforest Foundation UK on Dec 6, 2018.

Coal companies' sponsoring of climate summit 'a slap in the face'

The Polish hosts of the UN climate summit have been accused of unpresidential behaviour for allowing coal companies to sponsor the meeting.
from Christian Aid on Nov 30, 2018.

Protest targets UK fossil fuel deals

As the G20 summit and climate talks gear up, the UK's export finance department has been hit by protests over its financing of oil and gas deals.
from Fossil Free London, Platform on Nov 30, 2018.

British government ministries muscling in on UK aid spending

British aid is increasingly being spent by the Foreign Office and the Home Office, where it is subject to less scrutiny, transparency and accountability, says the UK INGOs network.
from BOND on Nov 29, 2018.

Orange the World, #HearMeToo

Building on campaigns like #MeToo, #TimesUp, #BalanceTonPorc, #NiUnaMenos, #MetooIndia and HollaBack!, the theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism is Orange the World: #HearMeToo.
from UN Women on Nov 27, 2018.

Diving into the Blue Economy

Kenya is hosting the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference on the single largest natural asset on the planet.
from UNDP on Nov 26, 2018.
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