Posts tagged climate action
Fashion Industry Debuts Landmark Climate Action Charter at COP24

(Sourcing Journal) - 40 fashion giants have committed to net-zero emissions by 2030. The 24th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention (COP24) gathered to develop 16 principles and targets by which they will rework production, materials, transport, consumer awareness and more to reach their 2030 goal.

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Study Links Air Pollution to Early Death

(Market Place) The leading threat to human life is air pollution, most of it caused by burning fossil fuels. Studies show that the average person will have their life shortened by two years. The Clean Air Act saw an uptick in air quality and an increase of 1.5 year life expectancy, but certain urban areas still trail behind due to environmental racism.

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We have to Save the Planet. So I am Donating $1 Billion

(New York Times) Mr. Wyss has seen local communities push for safeguarding their land and water conservation resulting in sustainability and economic growth. Some scientists agree that to save the whole planet, we need to protect about half of it. The best part about all of this is that it is totally possible. Mr. Wyss hopes to see 1/3 of our planet protected by 2030 through funding of scientific studies, raising public awareness and climate action.

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