Posts Tagged 'climate change'

EU bans single-use plastic

EU bans single-use plastic

  The European Union Parliament voted this week to phase out the use of plastic for straws, cutlery, plates and shopping bags.  The restrictions would begin by 2021, and EU states would also be required

Dire warnings from IPCC report

Dire warnings from IPCC report

Heat waves, rising sea levels, severe rain events with flooding and mass migrations due to human displacement are predicted in an updated UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on climate change. 90 scientists

Coal warnings rejected

Coal warnings rejected

Following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on global greenhouse gas emissions, Commonwealth Environment Minister Melissa Price stated, “Coal does form a very important part of the Australian energy mix”. She further argued