Canada says working with Malaysia over shipment of waste
The Star, 17 June 2019
The Canadian Government is working with the Malaysian authorities to address any issues related to the shipment of waste from the North American country, says its High Commission here.
11 Million People Now Have Jobs In Renewable Energy
Forbes, 17 June 2019
Eleven million people around the world were employed by the renewable energy sector in 2018, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reports from their latest analysis.
What would life be like in a zero-carbon country?
CNN, 16 June 2019
Net zero means the amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere is no more than the amount taken out. By setting the target, the government is doing what it promised to do. Under the 2015 Paris Climate Accord, the UK and almost 200 other countries pledged to work together to keep global warming in check.
Asian Countries Are Off Track to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
UN DIspatch, 7 June 2019
Bad news for Asia and the Pacific: Not a single country in the region is on track to achieve any of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, a recent UN report has warned.
Revisiting education for sustainable development
NST, 4 June 2019
Considering the far-reaching demands sustainable development places on individuals and societies, it is widely acknowledged that education has a key role to play, even though its meaning is not always agreed upon; it is even contested.