Conversations from JLF 2022 The 15th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival was a hybrid event, with an online programme running from March 5 to 14 and an on-ground event for five […]
Climate change is ‘widespread, rapid, and intensifying’, says new report.
Climate change is widespread, rapid, and intensifying, according to a major new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean […]
Trans-Pacific Partnership ‘full of empty promises’ for the environment
The United States Trade Representative has hailed the TPP as a ‘historic opportunity to advance conservation and environmental protection across the Asia-Pacific’, but it’s been described as a ‘ticking time-bomb’ for climate […]
Save the Reef campaigners protest against go-ahead for coal port expansion
Environmentalists battling to protect Australia’s Great Barrier Reef have condemned the decision by Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt to give the green light to the controversial expansion of the Abbot Point coal […]
People’s Climate March, Brisbane, Australia – in images.
Oil palm expansion puts Bornean orangutans at risk of extinction, UN report says
More than eighty percent of the remaining orangutan habitat in Borneo could be lost by the year 2080 if the island’s current land-use policies remain intact, according to a new United Nations […]
Greenpeace urges Procter & Gamble to clean up its palm oil supply chain
Greenpeace International has launched a new petition calling on the multi-national company Procter & Gamble to clean up its supply chain and manufacture only forest-friendly products. According to Greenpeace, Procter & Gamble […]
Activists commend Kellogg, but urge swift action on palm oil
The US-based Rainforest Action Network has welcomed the new sustainable palm oil commitment made by the food manufacturing company Kellogg, but says fast implementation is needed “to eliminate conflict palm oil from […]
Kellogg makes new sustainable palm oil commitment
The multinational food manufacturing company Kellogg has made a commitment to only buy palm oil that is fully traceable and has been produced in an “environmentally responsible manner”. It says its suppliers […]