Cities produce 70% of global CO2 emissions. But an innovative urban forestry project in Italy is working to slow global warming and clean the air.
The population of the world continues to increase. And by 2030, 60% of it will live in cities, which as of today, utilize 75% of the available natural resources and produce 70% of the global CO2 emissions.
UNITED NATIONS, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
In 2019, the City of Milan launched its Forestami project with the objective to seed 3 million trees by 2030. The goal? Improving life in Milan by providing cleaner air and counteracting the effects of climate change.
Renewable energy company Ørsted is a patron of the UN Global Compact’s Climate Ambition Accelerator, which aims to help companies set science-based carbon reduction targets and spur ambitious climate action.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Global society has less than ten years to halve carbon emissions and stay below the critical 1.5°C threshold of global warming. Companies can play a vital role in meeting those climate goals by transforming to more sustainable business models, but they don’t always know where to start.
For all the heartache and hardship that the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked on humanity, climate change remains the greatest existential threat to our planet. And as we approach the commemoration of Earth Day, the need for climate action has never been more urgent.
Combating our climate crisis is an unprecedented challenge, and this coming decade will prove decisive. I am optimistic that we can meet this challenge, but it will require every country and every organization to step up and show leadership.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Lake George and Silver Glen Springs in Marion County, Fla., are getting an aquatic habitat boost during the week of Earth Day.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the U.S. Forest Service and Duke Energy are leading a freshwater habitat restoration project this week with assistance from the St. Johns River Water Management District, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Teva works to divert products from landfills with new sandal recycling initiative
GOLETA, Calif., May 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Teva®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), announces TevaForever, a partnership with international recycling leader TerraCycle®, dedicated to giving well-worn Teva sandals a new life. The recycling program reinforces Teva's commitment to reducing its environmental impact and keeping waste out of landfills.
Every April, we have the opportunity to reflect on our environmental priorities and commitments. Sustainability is something many of us aspire to practice every day. But there is something about the seasons changing to Spring and the annual Earth Day celebrations that give us a chance to pause and think consciously about what more we can do.
GOLETA, Calif., May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Sanuk, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), has teamed up with longtime partner the Surfrider Foundation, a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our ocean, waves and beaches, to release a limited-edition footwear collection for all genders.