Massive impact of meat-eating habits on mostly the environment

For some time now, all media have shown that the massive impact of meat-eating habits on mostly the environment, and on climate change in particular need no more any evidencing.  In effect, most studies demonstrated that low-meat diets could reduce the costs of climate change mitigation by as much as 50 per cent by 2050.  […]

Palestinian architect Nadia Habash discusses

Rima Al Sammarae wrote on November 4th, 2018 about how life carries on in the Palestinian territories, notably for a certain Nadia Habash, co-owner and director of Habash Consulting Engineers and adjunct lecturer at Birzeit University.  Here is, courtesy to Middle East Architect how: Palestinian architect Nadia Habash discusses working with Peter Zumthor and persevering […]

Dams ‘not sustainable’ in the developing world

After The dam that threatens a country’s water supply, here is another story about dam building but from a different standpoint. It’s by the BBC’s Matt McGrath, Environment correspondent and dated 5 November 2018. Large hydropower dams ‘not sustainable’ in the developing world     A new study says that many large-scale hydropower projects in Europe […]

Tipping point: huge wildlife loss

Tipping point: huge wildlife loss threatens the life support of our small planet Shutterstock Tom Oliver, University of Reading A report by the WWF published on October 30 reveals how our actions are degrading the natural world – the very basis on which our livelihood depends. The Living Planet Report 2018 shows that between 1970 […]

Only 16 countries meet their commitment to Paris Agreement

Only 16 countries meet their commitment to Paris Agreement, new study finds By Claire Stam | EURACTIV.com Only sixteen countries out of the 197 that have signed the Paris Agreement have defined national climate action plan ambitious enough to meet their pledges, according to a policy brief released on Monday (29 October), ahead of the […]

Principles before profit and pull out

Davos in the desert: businesses are right to put principles before profit and pull out of Saudi investment conference Fedor Selivanov / Shutterstock.com Haridimos Tsoukas, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick Siemens chief, Joe Kaeser has pulled out of the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, dubbed “Davos in the Desert”, amid outrage at the […]