Stories about Environment from February, 2019
"NSW Land and Environment Court decision in #Australia on coal and #climatechange is sending shockwaves around the world."
"With unrestricted access to information, my critical consciousness was awakened, and I began to reconsider binaries like “developed” and “backward” and re-analyze politics both in Turkmenistan and West."
"The Caribbean is no different from other parts of the world. Most people do not think about where their electricity is being generated. The big difference is its phenomenal cost."
Jordan is the only Arab country in the region with an attractive market for commercial-scale solar.
The wages Sri Lankan plantation workers earn are nowhere near enough to bear the costs of living for the family, so many are forced to look for work elsewhere.
The proposal to lift the ivory trade ban has released a clash between elephant conservationists and those who favor the practice, citing economic reasons.
Public prosecutors built much of their case against the group from a forced confession made by one of the activists.
While Western Europe reduces its coal usage, the former Soviet bloc nations are moving in the opposite direction.