UN Climate Change Process Steps up Action on Deforestation

UN Climate Change News, 17 June 2020 – The number of countries providing information and data to the UN Climate Change secretariat on forest-related mitigation actions continues to rise. This increases transparency on global efforts to curb rising greenhouse gas…

Protect landscapes to protect humanity

COVID-19 is a zoonotic disease, meaning that it jumps between animals and people, and is therefore closely connected to the lands both inhabit. Human and economic activity is eroding wild spaces, forests and other important ecosystems, bringing us closer to…

A fund for African Fashion

Roberta Annan, a Ghanaian businesswoman, launched the African Fashion Fund in 2011 to improve access to finance and infrastructure for artisans and creatives from across the continent. She insists that sustainability cannot be limited to only the materials used in…

Saitex founder Sanjeev Bahl on leading innovation in sustainability

“The current situation can be an opportunity for us to redefine sustainability” When it comes to sustainable fashion, Vietnam-based denim brand, Saitex, leads the way. The brand is spearheaded by its founder and CEO, Sanjeev Bahl. Saitex counts Everlane, Madewell…

COVID-19 lockdowns significantly impacting global air quality

Levels of two major air pollutants have been drastically reduced since lockdowns began in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a secondary pollutant — ground-level ozone — has increased in China, according to new research. Two new studies in AGU’s…

Lily Allen Has Two New Songs on ‘Pan’ Soundtrack

Lily Allen has released two new songs from the Pan soundtrack. Written and produced by Keane’s Tim Rice-Oxley, “Something’s Not Right” and “Little Soldier” speak to Allen’s vocal strengths and match the movie’s wistful narrative. Alice dodged behind a great…

Nicki Minaj talks VMAs feud with Miley Cyrus, shuts down interview when asked if she ‘thrives on drama’

Nicki Minaj broke her silence about the drama between her and Miley Cyrus — only to shut down the interview when asked if she considers herself a drama queen. I don’t care to speak to you anymore,” Minaj told a New…

Lenny Kravitz on Getting His ‘Butt Kicked’ in ‘Guitar Hero’ and Palling Around With Hillary Clinton

When they returned to the castle the Wicked Witch beat them well with a strap, and sent them back to their work, after which she sat down to think what she should do next. She could not understand how all…

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