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Crucial environmental action gets $281m funding

Crucial environmental action gets $281m funding: The Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) governing body has agreed to a $281 million (£201,) project to help emergency environmental action within developing countries. The funds will back sustainable recovery due to COVID-19, as well as a target on climate change, marine biodiversity, fisheries, chemical & waste management, e-mobility, green…
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$281 million for action in developing countries

$281 million for action in developing countries The Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) governing body recently approved a $281 million (£201,) programme in the aim to support urgent environmental action needed in developing countries. This new funding will support sustainable recovery after the global pandemic. It will focus on climate change, marine biodiversity, fisheries, chemical and…
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The end to new overseas coal funding in 2021

The end to new overseas coal funding in 2021 In a pledge made recently, G7 countries have agreed to prevent all new direct funding for coal power projects in all developing countries by the end of 2021. They are also committed to the acceleration to switch from unbated coal capacity to an ‘overwhelmingly decarbonised’ power…
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Global Summit to take place in UK

Global Summit to take place in UK : The Global Summit on Climate and Development is to be hosted in the UK later this month as part of the road to COP26 that is to be held in Glasgow in November. The most vulnerable countries will be the focus of the Summit as many developing…
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£20m UK investment to tackle plastic in developing nations

£20m UK investment to tackle plastic in developing nations: An investment of £20 million has been reported for research into comprehending the effects of plastic pollution in developing countries. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is supporting 5 projects that consist of partnerships with researchers throughout 11 countries: China, Chile, Egypt, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Peru, Malawi,…
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COP26: UK assigns champion to help nations with climate

COP26: UK assigns champion to help nations with climate : Prime Minister Boris Johnson has named Anne-Marie Trevelyan as the UK’s International Champion on Adaptation and Resilience for the COP26 Presidency. The former Secretary of State for International Development’s duty will be to move forward global ambition & action to help countries on the frontline…
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