Although Africa has registered only three percent of the world’s COVID-19 cases, the continent is feeling the economic impacts of the pandemic more heavily than those of the disease. Investment in digital resources, especially in the agricultural sector, will be key for Africa’s … [Read more...] about Why digital agriculture investments are critical in Africa
Lately, planting more trees has become one of the top environmental priorities for countries eager to slow down the pace of climate change. The latest nation to arm itself with greenery in the fight against global warming is Ireland. The country’s government has recently … [Read more...] about Ireland is looking to plant nearly half a billion trees to fight climate change
Business trade groups are known for throwing their weight around — and getting their way — in Washington. The US Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers, the Farm Bureau, the National Federation of Independent Businesses, the American Petroleum Institute — … [Read more...] about The biggest climate villains in Washington are quickly losing power
Being a climate activist doesn’t mean you have to chain yourself to a tree or march through streets with a placard above your head. Climate activism can also be embedded in the everyday choices you make that benefit the well-being of the environment. Check out the following tips … [Read more...] about 5 simple steps for becoming a climate activist in everyday life
Biochar - charcoal derived from burning plants - can boost crop yields and help fight climate change. Andrew Tolve | July/August 2010 issue In the summer of 2002, scientist and entrepreneur Danny Day sent a lab assistant to retrieve some charcoal from behind Day’s lab in … [Read more...] about The new black gold?