Health toxic additives in plastic

Toxic Additives in Plastics

Toxic chemicals of concern that are widespread in common plastic products can hinder the momentum for a circular economy. A new report, coordinated by the Barcelona-based(1) Regional Activity Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP/RAC), serving both the Stockholm Convention and the Barcelona Convention, has been produced in collaboration with the International Pollutants Elimination Network…

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Climate Change The Climate Pledge Fund

First Recipients of Investments from Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund

CarbonCure Technologies, Pachama, Redwood Materials, Rivian, and Turntide Technologies receive investments to develop decarbonizing technologies and services that support Amazon’s commitment to meeting The Climate Pledge The Climate Pledge is a commitment co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement 10 years early and achieve net-zero carbon by 2040…

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Environment biodiversity loss

Report links biodiversity loss and disease

The fifth edition of the UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook report, published by the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD), provides an authoritative overview of the state of nature worldwide. The report notes the importance of biodiversity in addressing climate change, and long-term food security, and concludes that action to protect biodiversity is essential to prevent future…

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