Climate Action

Sustainable Development Goal
Bank of America announced recently that it has met its carbon neutrality goal a year ahead of schedule, pending third-party verification. The goal was accomplished by reducing Scope 1 and 2 emissions from its facilities, purchasing 100% renewable electricity and buying carbon offsets for its remaining unavoidable emissions. The reduction in emissions resulted primarily from reductions in energy use...
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Madagascar has embarked on its most ambitious tree-planting drive yet, aiming to plant 60 million trees in the coming months. The island nation celebrates 60 years of independence this year, and the start of the planting campaign on Jan. 19 marked one year since the inauguration of President Andry Rajoelina, who has promised to restore Madagascar’s...
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Plastic bags to be banned in all major cities by end of 2020, says state planner  A Chinese labourer sorting out plastic bottles on the outskirt of Beijing. Photograph: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images China is stepping up restrictions on the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products, according to the state planner, as it seeks to...
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Microsoft announced ambitious new plans to become carbon negative by 2030 and then go one step further and remove by 2050 all the carbon it has emitted since the company was founded in 1975, according to a company press release. The focus on taking the enormous step of clearing all the carbon it has contributed in...
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The sanctuary of Machu Picchu, one of the most incredible wonders of the medieval world, is about to get a much-needed eco-friendly makeover. Last week, Peruvian President Martin Viscarra launched a reforestation campaign to plant one million trees around the 86,000-acre (35,000-hectare) complex of the iconic archaeological site and surrounding hills. “We’re here to begin...
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Boyan Slat is the young engineer responsible for the organization that recently collected two shipping containers of trash from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch for the first time in history—and now, the Dutch conservationist is setting his sights on the very source of most of that water pollution. Slat already has his oceanic cleanup vessels deployed...
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AB InBev signed a 10-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Munich-based global renewable energy developer BayWa for more than 130 megawatts from two solar farms. The renewable energy will go toward powering AB InBev’s European brewing operations. BayWa says that it is funding and developing the two new solar facilities in Spain, which should have...
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Quorn claims the greenhouse gas (GHG) impact of its Mycoprotein is 90% lower than beef
Quorn Foods is introducing labels detailing the carbon footprint of its products to some of its most popular lines, as consumer interest in the climate impact of groceries rises. Quorn claims the greenhouse gas (GHG) impact of its Mycoprotein is 90% lower than beef The new labels will provide carbon emissions data on a “farm...
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A team of engineers has developed a mineral-coated sand that can soak up toxic metals like lead and cadmium from water. Along with its ability to destroy organic pollutants like bisphenol A, this material could help cities tap into stormwater—an abundant, but underused water source. The team’s findings were recently published in the journal Environmental Science:...
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Photo by Studio Roosegaarde This may look like just an ordinary billboard—but a Dutch innovator has actually designed the structure to purify the surrounding air by eating up smog. The billboard, which was designed by Daan Roosegaarde and his studio in partnership with the University of Monterray, is just one of the billboards currently set...
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