Tag: china

China to be Net Zero for CO2 Emissions by 2060?

So this was a fairly surprising announcement a few weeks ago. It was almost missed by the news altogether despite it being one of the biggest climate stories in the last few decades. China has said it aims to “have CO2 emissions peak by… Continue Reading “China to be Net Zero for CO2 Emissions by 2060?”

What are we doing with our electrical items?

Post originally written for Sellbroke. The UK produces a massive amount of electrical waste, around 1 million tonnes to be exact. Per person that doesn’t seem like very much, especially if we recycle what we use. This would be quite correct but the problem… Continue Reading “What are we doing with our electrical items?”

The Rhino Horn Yo-yo

Like most of you, I don’t really keep up with international animal policy news and so missed some of the news from South Africa. After their momentous and controversial decision in December to legalise the trade in rhino horn things have gotten a bit… Continue Reading “The Rhino Horn Yo-yo”

Is the panda endangered?

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is carrying out a reassessment of the giant panda and many suspect that it may not be endangered any more. This news has caused a bit of a scare online, with many uninformed, but well-meaning… Continue Reading “Is the panda endangered?”

China to phase out ivory trade

Today China has announced that it plans on phasing out the production and selling of products made from ivory. This is being done due to the amount of illegal elephant poaching which is occurring worldwide and has left elephants endangered in many areas. China… Continue Reading “China to phase out ivory trade”

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