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Carine Smith Ihenacho, the chief governance and compliance officer of Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages more than 13tn Norwegian kroner (£1tn) on behalf of the Norwegian people, said the fund was preparing to vote against the re-election of at least 80 company boards for failing to set or hit environmental or social targets.
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With army troops on the ground, the navy will patrol rivers and confiscate miners' boats and dredges while the air force will control the airspace, intercept suspicious planes and force them to land, Defence Minister Jose Mucio says.
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China set another record for solar power capacity last year striving to reach climate targets: installed 87.4 gigawatts of solar last year, beating 2021’s record of 54.9 gigawatts
China set another record for solar power capacity last year striving to reach climate targets: installed 87.4 gigawatts of solar last year, beating 2021’s record of 54.9 gigawatts










Recognizing and demarcating Indigenous lands leads to reduced deforestation and increased reforestation, according to a new study that looked at more than 100 Indigenous territories in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest. Here is the study: https://academic.oup.com/pnasnexus/article/2/1/pgac287/7005261?login=false
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Innes FitzGerald, a leading junior endurance runner, cited her “deep concern” over the issue in a letter to British Athletics in which she asked not to be considered for selection for the world cross country championships.
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Severe malnutrition and disease are decimating the Yanomami population in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, and on Jan. 20 the federal government declared a public health emergency. It didn’t come as a surprise to those familiar with the circumstances, who have issued warnings for several years.
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Interesting idea: Instead of using solar to heat water to heat your building, heat a container of sand...which can store more heat, and keep heating the water overnight.




At the moment, by analyzing sat images which started in 1979, it looks like the arctic ice is decreasing in size while the antarctic is not. Is that due to the fact that co2 producers are mostly located in the northern hemisphere? Or high altitude winds shuffle earth atmosphere so much that it is not relevant where co2 comes from?
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Large infrastructure projects and the severe COVID-19 pandemic could further increase deforestation and forest degradation, according to a new study. Both deforestation and forest degradation had severe potential impacts on biodiversity and carbon stock. Here is the study: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41893-022-01018-z
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