Tagged with sustainable development

New report identifies 10 key pillars that are considered essential to the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

New report identifies 10 key pillars that are considered essential to the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) recently published a news item about a new report related to monitoring implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.   Progressing National SDGs Implementation: An Independent Assessment of the Voluntary National Review Reports Submitted to the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2019 Key Messages Countries … Continue reading

New EEA report analyses ‘drivers of change’ providing insights on their impacts on EU sustainability ambitions

New EEA report analyses ‘drivers of change’ providing insights on their impacts on EU sustainability ambitions

A wide variety of rapid and long-term societal developments in Europe and globally have important effects on the environment in Europe. A European Environment Agency (EEA) report, published this week, analyses these ‘drivers of change’, providing insights on their impacts on EU sustainability ambitions.   Complex network of European and global developments impacts sustainability The … Continue reading

Governments seeking to protect their citizens medically and economically in the short term should also look to the long term and protect the environment

Governments seeking to protect their citizens medically and economically in the short term should also look to the long term and protect the environment

Economists at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) says efforts to counteract the Covid-19 pandemic create an opportunity to “tilt to green” the large-scale recovery spending being pledged, making it a key accelerator towards a low-carbon economy. Vanora Bennett explains in an article on the EBRD website.   Spending to counteract coronavirus creates … Continue reading

Chemicals leaking from old equipment are delaying the recovery of the ozone layer, scientists say

Chemicals leaking from old equipment are delaying the recovery of the ozone layer, scientists say

Polluting emissions from old fridges, foam insulation and outdated air conditioning units are slowing the recovery of the ozone layer over Antarctica.  Madeleine Cuff discusses latest developments in an article on the inews website.   Emissions from old fridges and air conditioning units slowing recovery of ozone Polluting emissions from old fridges, foam insulation and … Continue reading