Archive for 'forests'
Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has pledged UK support to the Tropical Forests Alliance 2020, a partnership set up by the Consumer Goods Forum and the US Government to tackle deforestation.
Online events in June from 2degrees: design for behaviour change, collaborating for corporate sustainability, reducing forest footprints, water use in the beverage industry, clean energy legislation in Australia, property energy efficiency.
The Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Action Plan sets out actions to counter the increasing biosecurity threats to trees, woodlands and forests, which are essential to our heritage, rural economy, and rural and urban landscapes.
The SDRN highlights new research publications in sustainable development: sustainable urban environments (SUE) research dialogues; compendium for the civic economy presents 25 case studies; UNEP on forests in a green economy.
Kew Views - a new series of films from The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, launched in Climate Week - focus on Kew’s scientific work behind issues of significant public concern such as climate change, biodiversity loss and food security.
The SDRN highlights new research in sustainable development: putting TEEB into practice - a case study of ecosystem services in the Danube basin; forest certification as a global environmental governance tool.
Ahead of his speech at the BASE conference on 16 February 2011, Jeremy Darroch, Chief Executive of Sky, describes how business is beginning to take a longer term view, to its own and wider benefit.
The UK is working with the Chinese government on the prevention of imports of illegally harvested timber. A new project will develop a timber legality verification scheme to promote the use of legally-produced timber products.
The outcome of Copenhagen Conference was disappointing in many respects, but the Copenhagen Accord is a step in the right direction, providing momentum and a platform to build on, with particular progress on the reduction of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation.