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Gaia Vince: humans have caused untold damage to the planet. IKEA Selling Sustainable Consumption in New 'Wonderful Everyday' Campaign. IKEA is launching a new marketing campaign in the UK this weekend called “The Wonderful Everyday,” which will explain the brand’s values and sustainability ethos to consumers, according to Marketing Week.

IKEA Selling Sustainable Consumption in New 'Wonderful Everyday' Campaign

The first ads, which launch tomorrow (February 8), mark the Swedish retailer’s first sustainability-focused campaign. Created by Mother, the UK’s largest independent ad agency, the first TV and radio spots will focus on touting energy-saving LEDs as an alternative to incandescent lightbulbs, which IKEA has committed to phasing out by 2016. H&M launches first campaign to promote sustainability initiatives. The ads, which run in The Evening Standard and Metro today (10 April), focus on H&M’s “Conscious” range of sustainable clothes, as well as highlighting its collection service which offers customers a £5 discount voucher for every bag of clothes they take into stores.

H&M launches first campaign to promote sustainability initiatives

The initiative, which launched in February last year, runs across all 53 of the markets where H&M has stores and aims to reuse or recycle items, rather than see customers throw them away. Tom Cridland launches The 30 Year Sweatshirt. Adidas unveils sports shoes made from recycled ocean waste. Our Approach. Fashion Revolution. Environmental reasons reducing inequalities 90784. People's Climate March London. 29th NOVEMBER 2015:

People's Climate March London

March 7th 2015. 2015 is a pivotal year.

March 7th 2015

With the UK general elections and COP21 climate talks in Paris on the near horizon, CCC, along with its UK allies, are organising a mass creative climate action on March 7th 2015. 'Inequality is not just bad economics – it’s bad for the planet too' When we are in the midst of economic strife, as we saw in 2008, the health of our environment often gets shunted down the priority list by tough-talking governments.

'Inequality is not just bad economics – it’s bad for the planet too'

Environmental problems are often characterised as oppositional to raising living standards. Whaling Information and Whale Hunting Facts - WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation. Whaling is cruel and the demand for whale meat is falling.

Whaling Information and Whale Hunting Facts - WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation

But, despite bans on commercial whaling and the trade in whale products accepted by most countries, whaling is still carried out by Japan, Norway and Iceland, who kill 2000 whales between them each year and also continue to trade in whale products – it has to STOP. Once it became apparent that the numbers of whales being killed were putting whale populations under threat, a ban on commercial whaling (hunting for commercial profit) was introduced in 1986 by the body that regulates whaling – the International Whaling Commission.

However, over 30,000 whales have been killed since the ban came into effect because of loopholes that have allowed some countries to carry on whaling. The International Whaling Commission currently allows Norway to hunt under an ‘objection’ to the ban, and Japan uses a loophole which allows countries to hunt whales for ‘research purposes’. Frequently asked questions about whaling. UK average sources. The table summarises other estimates of UK average emissions (tonnes per person per year).

UK average sources

Some sources give merely the CO2. Others include methane and nitrous oxide greenhouse gas emissions converted into an 'equivalent' quantity of CO2 ('equivalence' being according to standard formulae), and so give a total as tonnes CO2 equivalent per person per year. There is reasonable agreement with our estimate of 9.84 tonnes CO2 per person per year, and with our estimate of total greenhouse gases of 13.4 tonnes equivalent per person per year (given on our Basic information page. The range of figures reflects the difficulties in calculating an accurate up-to-date average figure, as follows. Five Unexpected Ways That Wildfires Affect Wildlife, Ecosystems of Forests. By Heather Janssen, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer October 31, 2015; 9:00 AM ET See larger image below.

Five Unexpected Ways That Wildfires Affect Wildlife, Ecosystems of Forests

Wildfires have scorched more than 9 million acres in the United States so far this year, destroying buildings and homes in their paths. However, wildfires affect forests in various lesser-known ways. Should we rebuild lost ecosystems through trophic rewilding? Can 'Rewilding' Restore Vanishing Ecosystems? Mary Robinson: Why climate change is a threat to human rights. 10 Current Environmental Issues. It is high time for human beings to take the ‘right’ action towards saving the earth from major environmental issues.

10 Current Environmental Issues

If ignored today, these ill effects are sure to curb human existence in the near future. Our planet earth has a natural environment, known as ‘Ecosystem’ which includes all humans, plant life, mountains, glaciers, atmosphere, rocks, galaxy, massive oceans and seas. It also includes natural resources such as water, electric charge, fire, magnetism, air and climate. Plastic oceans: What do we know? Drought Takes Hold as Amazon’s ‘Flying Rivers’ Dry Up. By Jan Rocha, Climate News Network SÃO PAULO − The unprecedented drought now affecting São Paulo, South America’s giant metropolis, is believed to be caused by the absence of the “flying rivers” − the vapor clouds from the Amazon that normally bring rain to the center and south of Brazil.

Drought Takes Hold as Amazon’s ‘Flying Rivers’ Dry Up

Centre for Retail Research, Nottingham UK. Retail Ethics and Green Retailing 2012: Waste To Energy - How to Produce Energy From Garbage and Waste. In a growing world, where the conventional forms of energy are fast moving towards extinction as well as are contributing generously to global concerns like the greenhouse effect and global warming, the need to innovate and employ alternate or unconventional energy sources has become crucial for the existence of a future. 15 Current Environmental Problems That Our World is Facing. Our environment is constantly changing. 8 Ways Global Warming Is Already Changing the World. A Letter from the Future on Climate Change. This blog post is a response to the Dear 2015 Group Blogging Event prompt from Meeting of the Minds, the global knowledge sharing platform: Carbon X Prize: Can We Make Carbon Emissions Green?

The X Prize Foundation is calling green innovators from around the globe to compete in its latest contest. To win the Carbon X Prize, teams must create usable products out of carbon dioxide gas — the same gas that's spewed from power plants and anywhere fossil fuels are burned. "The winning team will convert the most CO2 [carbon dioxide] emissions into the highest-value products," Paul Bunje, principal and senior scientist of Energy & Environment at X Prize, said in a statement. Climate talks: Mind the emissions gap - BBC News. Image copyright Thinkstock Global experts are meeting in Morocco to assess the adequacy of politicians' pledges to protect the climate.