South Africa sets out to tighten 2030 emissions target

South Africa’s economy is shifting from heavy industry to service sectors, allowing for deeper carbon cuts, but coal lingers in the energy mix

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The producer benefits of implicit fossil fuel subsidies in the United States

Govt requested to rethink position on Glyphosate use after honey rejection

Figures from the Japan’s Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare show this year five New Zealand honey shipments, including one as recently as March, have been rejected by Japan for exceeding the country’s accepted trace levels for Glyphosate weed killer.

U.S. state officials urge Garland to reverse Trump positions on climate deception cases

Senators Reintroduce Bill to Recognize Environmental Benefit of Biofuels

The US is worried about its critical minerals supply chains – essential for electric vehicles, wind power and the nation’s defense

Right now, the nation is almost entirely dependent on other countries for minerals that are used in everything from wind turbines to strike fighters and satellites.

How a protest in a North Carolina farming town sparked a national movement

FedEx On the Road to Become Carbon-Neutral by 2040

First Air Quality Profile of Two Sub-Saharan African Cities Finds Troubling News

A new study finds that that even when air pollution in Kinshasa and Brazzaville is at its lowest, it’s still four times higher than World Health Organization guidelines.

Staff Spotlight: Marian Mellin, Development Associate at Lamont-Doherty

She likes to go hiking during her lunch break and enjoys weekly Zoom calls with her sisters during the pandemic.