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· April, 2019

Stories about Environment from April, 2019

30 April 2019

Will Kyrgyzstan call time on uranium mining?

The government says it has revoked the license of a company planning to mine in the Issyk-Kul region that is a beloved tourism spot.

23 April 2019

A look at United Arab Emirate's renewable energy goals

The UAE’s climate commitment for 2021 is “is not consistent with holding warming to below 2°C, let alone limiting it to 1.5°C as required under the Paris Agreement.”

13 April 2019

Game of Thrones and climate change: brace yourselves, summer is coming!

The Bridge

Imagine a world where political clans fight for power while ignoring a threat never seen before—and which could annihilate their societies without much consideration for human-made boundaries...

Inside the Lebanese campaign to stop a World Bank-funded dam project

An anti-dam project campaign is trying to "contest the World Bank's ill-advised and destructive water policies in Lebanon."

12 April 2019

Easter in Trinidad & Tobago looks (and tastes) like this

A glimpse into what Easter time is like in the most southerly islands of the Caribbean archipelago.

3 April 2019

Government official says the ban on messaging apps is slowing flood relief in Iran

Advox

"In situations where sharing information is vital, censorship can turn into a deadly phenomenon."