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Plastic pollution: Ambitious global treaty agreed in Nairobi | New Scientist
Plastic garbage collected on Eastern Island in Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge All Canada Photos / Alamy One hundred and seventy-five countries have agreed to a legally binding global treaty to end the plastic pollution crisis by tackling the material’s entire supply chain. Inger Anderson, executive director of the UN Environment Programme, says it is […]
Climate change
The Emissions Gap Report 2021 shows that new national climate pledges combined with other mitigation measures put the world on track for a global temperature rise of 2.7°C by the end of the century. That is well above the goals of the Paris climate agreement and would lead to catastrophic changes in the Earth’s climate. […]
1.3 million farm animals dead due to climate change: What can B.C. do to stop the next catastrophe?  | Globalnews.ca
Monitoring and compliance Officials from Environment and Climate Change Canada say an early warning system for the kind of “atmospheric rivers” that hit B.C. over the past three weeks could be years away. Meanwhile, farmers and animal welfare advocates still need to prepare for the next disaster, which could strike at any moment. Labchuk, the […]