Growing global meat consumption threatens to derail the Paris Agreement, but that hasn’t stopped the meat industry insisting it is part of the solution to climate change.
Credit-rating agencies say they can discipline companies that behave badly, and they have in some cases, but research reveals negligible progress.
“No one is able to say how long we will have the adverse effects of this pollution.”
The problem is only likely to get worse unless something is done to stem the plastic tide.
"This law is ambitious, but at the same time it's realistic for where Chile stands regarding waste generation and its technical capabilities to make these changes possible."
“If countries make plans now to put society on a path of sustained and dramatic cuts to emissions from today, we can avoid ever-rising emissions and the dangerously accelerating impacts of climate change.”
We depend on biodiversity in the natural world for the water we drink, the food we eat and the clean air we breathe.