Day: 24 February 2016
Half of the world calls for carbon markets to accelerate emissions reduction
Half of the countries that agreed to limit global warming to two degrees at COP21 in Paris thrown their weight behind calls for the development of international carbon markets - a move that could prove vital in reaching climate goals - according to new research.
New sustainability roadmap launched as shipping industry hits troubled waters over emissions
A coalition of businesses and NGOs including AkzoNobel, Unilever and WWF is introducing a 2040 roadmap and set of shared commitments to help the shipping industry navigate the 'significant challenges' it faces on reducing emissions.
Waste managers lament Defra’s ‘utterly depleted’ five-year plan
The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has criticised the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) for delivering a "highly disappointing" five-year environmental policy plan which contains a distinct lack of commitments on the reduction of UK waste.
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