Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government will ban single-use plastics — which could include bags, straws and cutlery — in Canada in 2021.
Target, the eighth largest retailer in the U.S., has committed to 100% renewable energy by 2030, including all domestic stores, distribution centers, and offices.
The Global Wind Energy Council expects Vietnam will install 1 GW of new wind capacity by 2021 in a move it believes could solidify the country as a regional…
The New York City Mayor’s Office is addressing the underrepresentation of women in music by opening up $500,000 worth of grants to local female-identifying musicians.
The practice reduces the environmental impact and saves land from being taken up by cemetery plots and headstones.
The UK is to enshrine a 2050 net zero emissions target in law, with an amendment to the Climate Change Act.
In the landmark ruling, the southern African nation’s High Court rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison.
The Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act, first introduced in 2015, outlaws the practice, as well as the trade, possession, capture and breeding of cetaceans.
UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael Bloomberg has announced Beyond Carbon campaign to close the United States’ fleet of coal plants and halt new gas plants.
The British multinational investment bank Barclays has entered RE100, a global initiative committing to source 100% renewable electricity for their global operations by 2030.