New Zealand’s parliament has unanimously passed the Equal Pay Amendment Bill that ensures that women in historically underpaid female-dominated industries receive the same remuneration as men in different but equal-value work.
As part of a $4.5 million land deal, 1,200 acres of undeveloped private property near Big Sur are being transferred to the Esselen Tribe of Monterey County, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving tribal heritage.
In the 1940s, 75% of Costa Rica was cloaked in lush rainforests. It is thought that between up to a half of that forest cover in Costa Rica had been destroyed by loggers by 1987. Today almost 60% of the land is once again forest.
China’s emissions could peak at 13 to 16 gigatonnes of CO2 and begin declining between 2021 and 2025. The official target is a peak by around 2030.
The telephone and internet service provider has signed up to The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative, joining a group of leading businesses committed to increasing the consumption of renewable energy worldwide.
The local utility has worked with Tesla to install a key piece of that planbattery storage, and also a software system that can control Samoa’s entire electricity supply.
China will surpass its national cumulative wind power target of 210 gigawatts (GW) by 2020 and install more than 20 GW per year on average over the next 10 years.
A two-day workshop concluded with a declaration by the 67 NGOs from the 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh to take up Agenda 2030 of the Poorest of the Poor in a committed manner.
Total tourism revenue in the region hit 226 billion yuan ($33 billion), an increase of 25 per cent year-on-year.