Combined with its move two years ago to stop accepting the world’s plastic waste, China is pushing nations to deal with their plastics problems.
Mangrove destruction for shrimp farming may not be as high profile an issue as deforestation in the Amazon for cattle farming, but it’s potentially more harmful, according to a new Planet Tracker report.
- Production of the staple commodity that feeds 3.5 billion people needs a radical overhaul to reduce emissions and build resiliency to climate change.
- 'Regulatory sandboxes' have have caught on as a way to allow for controlled experimentation in regulation-heavy sectors such as finance and energy. Can they be used to foster a creative culture in environmental restoration?
- Packard Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation backed the fund with low-cost debt program-related investments, with a goal to “build a new asset class where none currently exists,” Packard’s Susan Phinney Silver told ImpactAlpha.
- Japan has been staking out a leadership position in sustainable investing. Still, two of its largest industries, energy and seafood, have been slow to follow. Two recent reports call out environmental-related risks for Japan’s economy.