Star Wars enthusiasts huddle with their lightsabers after participating in Earth Hour at Taguig City, Philippines. Reuters
Joe Biden’s inauguration last month brought two things with it: The end of conspicuous climate denial from the White House, and the continuation of unambitious decarbonisation policies presented as “green lifelines”. But whilst Biden has rejoined the
The Ever Given drama in the Suez Canal momentarily turned the world’s attention to container shipping. It will require a more sustained focus to address the dangers these crucial ships pose to the climate. Shipping accounts for 3 per cent of the
Across India, people, cities, organisations and landmarks joined hands with around 7000 cities across 187 countries and observed Earth Hour 2019 on Saturday, 30 March, from 20:30 to 21:30 hours. This year’s global theme was #Connect2Earth, where people, companies and organisations need to find tools to push for action on nature.
The UAE’s handling of the coronavirus crisis has been exemplary, to say the least. Unlike countries such as America, India or Brazil, it has succeeded in keeping a lid on further infections. The total number of deaths are less than 1,600, which is a creditable achievement.
For many, life in New Zealand’s capital Wellington is largely back to normal. Its windswept streets are crowded with maskless shoppers and office workers, bars are packed and the economy is humming along. In the distinctive “Beehive” parliament
When he launched his campaign to become Florida’s governor in January 2018, few expected Ron DeSantis to prevail in America’s toughest political battleground. The 39-year-old congressman was largely unknown outside his Daytona Beach district.
“I just can’t wait to speak to her teacher once they’re back in. I want to know how my daughter’s doing. I want to know how she compares to the rest of her class.” This is a quote from a focus group that I ran last month to find out how parents had got on as