Ecuador’s Waorani indigenous tribe won their first victory against big oil companies in a ruling that blocks entry onto ancestral lands for oil exploration.
Lawmakers in Taiwan have approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, making it the first place in Asia to pass gay marriage legislation.
National Geographic has announced a new, global commitment to tackle the problem of single-use plastics with the launch of Planet or Plastic?, a multiyear initiative aimed to reduce single-use plastic entering the world’s oceans.
66% of EU cities have a mitigation or adaptation plan in place. The top countries were Poland where 97% of cities have mitigation plans Germany (81%), Ireland (80%), Finland (78%) and Sweden (77%).
Melbourne, Accra and Ulaanbaatar among cities to benefit from funding pledged by former New York mayor to tackle issues from air pollution to obesity
Egypt has committed to increase its share of renewables in the country’s power mix to 20 per cent by 2022 and 37 per cent by 2035.