How to dispose of your old gadgets responsibly 

The tech industry reached a $5 trillion market value in 2021. Although it’s hard to keep up with all the latest developments, gadgets are becoming a more integral part of our lives. ... Read more »

Protecting the Amazon requires looking beyond the rainforest itself

Now self-styled environmentalist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, popularly known simply as Lula, is back in power as the President of Brazil, protecting the environment–specifically the Amazon–is back on the political agenda... Read more »

Green Living: Simple and Effective Ways to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly

Going green doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Making your home more eco-friendly can help you reduce your carbon footprint and save money on energy bills, and here’s how:  1. Use... Read more »

Growing number of mobile phones are being thrown away, rather than recycled 

Studies have found that most people don’t recycle their electronic devices. New research from the international waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) forum shows that around 5.3 billion mobile phones will be... Read more »

Red Cross warns that failing to prepare for future heatwaves could cause more deaths 

Deadly heat waves have become more common in recent years. It’s estimated that around 480,000 people die from extreme heat every year globally.  The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent... Read more »

New study reveals the impact pollution has on life expectancy 

According to a shocking new study, the global population will lose 17 billion years of life because of air pollution. The researchers found that nearly all of the world’s population are now... Read more »

President Biden invokes Defense Production Act to expand clean energy manufacturing 

Earlier this week, President Biden announced that he is invoking the Defense Production Act to boost the manufacturing of essential technologies for decarbonization, like solar panels, heat pumps, insulation, electrolyzers, fuel cells,... Read more »

How to save money on energy bills: 10 tips for cutting the cost of gas and electric 

Energy prices have skyrocketed in the last year. Since demand has picked up following the end of COVID-19 lockdowns, wholesale gas prices have risen by more than 300%.  Here are some of... Read more »

How climate change could affect seasonal allergies 

A new study has found that allergy season could become longer and more intense due to climate change. This is because higher temperatures are linked to more pollen.  The study, which was... Read more »

Starbucks speeds up its efforts to eliminate single-use plastics 

Coffee chain Starbucks has announced that it’s moving away from single-use plastics and piloting a reusable cup scheme.  The company, which has pledged to become more sustainable in a number of ways,... Read more »