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PROGRESS! Here we feature updates from around the world on tangible progress toward our next systems and brighter, more sustainable, more equitable, more conscious future.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced the government will ban single use plastic bags “as quickly as we can”.
On Sunday, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill No. 258, otherwise known as the Cleaning Products Right to Know Act.
“SB 179 helps people of all gender identities be their authentic selves.”
More than half in each of the nations polled consider representative democracy a very or somewhat good way to govern their country.
The European market for energy efficient building technologies is expected to grow from $83.5 billion in 2017 to $111.9 billion in 2026.
That number is an impressive leap, as it amounts to an eight-fold increase from 2014.
India and the European Union (EU) have issued a joint statement on clean energy and climate change, pledging to step up cooperation to enhance implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Google will make grants in its three core areas: education, economic opportunity and inclusion. Already in the last few months, it has handed out $100 million of the $1 billion to nonprofits.
Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the landmark California DISCLOSE Act (AB 249), the nation’s most comprehensive election disclosure law.
An impressive 38 percent of the F50 have made a public commitment to support the SDGs.
“We’re a long-standing partner to the energy sector and we’re determined to support the transition to a more sustainable world,”
The 34-year-old lawmaker representing the Communist Party assumed her seat in the upper chamber of congress, where she intends to push a law that would let transgender people change their legal identities without having to get a judge’s approval.
The discovery, which involves “silencing” the Hippo pathway in the heart, could lead to better treatments for those at risk of heart failure — potentially ones that could eliminate the condition entirely.
Imperium3 New York will be investing over $130 million over the next five years to help the wide commercialisation and cost reduction of lithium-ion batteries.
Since registered voters skew older, Oregon’s automatic voter registration law is correcting the age bias and giving people of all ages access to the ballot.
City utility prepares nation’s first water rate based on annual earnings.
Rapa Nui protection area, about same size as Chilean mainland, will protect up to 142 species, including 27 threatened with extinction.
The framework aims to finance the construction and operation of solar, wind, small hydropower and biogas projects in the Central Asian country.
The U.S. hit several historic firsts in renewable energy in 2016 and 2017, according to a major new report.
Applicants for Murray Edwards College will simply have to identify as a woman at the time they submit their application.
Energy minister Paul Wheelhouse says allowing unconventional extraction of coal and gas would put climate goals at risk
The first woman appointed to be a law lord, in 2004, Hale had to wait until this week for a second woman to join her on the UK’s highest court.
The coalition was the largest number of Catholic institutions, in countries including Australia, South Africa, Britain and the United States, to team up for a shift to greener energies, the Global Catholic Climate Movement said.