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Photo: AFP / Getty Images Hundreds of cartoonists from around the world have taken part in a competition in Iran attacking Donald Trump. Donald Trump’s justification for decertifying the Iran nuclear deal stems from his view that Iran is violating the deal’s spirit.   Author:  Ben Rich, Curtin University US President Donald Trump’s decision on Friday to decertify the Iran nuclear deal threatens the future of the landmark agreement, creates greater instability in the Middle East, and weak...

Photo: AFP / Getty Images Hundreds of cartoonists from around the world have taken part in a competition in Iran attacking Donald Trump. Donald Trump’s justification for decertifying the Iran nuclear deal stems from his view that Iran is violating the deal’s spirit. Author: Ben Rich, Curtin University US President Donald Trump’s decision on Friday to decertify the Iran nuclear deal threatens the future of the landmark agreement, creates greater instability in the Middle East, and weak...

Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland, Statoil Seeing opportunity in the transition to a low-carbon future In this article for Norwegian national daily Aftenposten, Statoil CEO Eldar Sætre explains how the company is putting its weight behind the Paris Agreement and seizing the opportunities presented by changes in global energy markets. “We must be part of the response to the challenges facing the world,” he says. By Eldar Sætre, President and CEO.  To succeed over time, the internal pace of change in…

Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland, Statoil Seeing opportunity in the transition to a low-carbon future In this article for Norwegian national daily Aftenposten, Statoil CEO Eldar Sætre explains how the company is putting its weight behind the Paris Agreement and seizing the opportunities presented by changes in global energy markets. “We must be part of the response to the challenges facing the world,” he says. By Eldar Sætre, President and CEO. To succeed over time, the internal pace of change in…

The Storm – Unburnable Episode #1 Unburnable is a podcast on the unprecedented court case against new oil drilling and the diverse group of people backing the case. The first episode, The Storm, sets the stage by telling the heartbreaking story of Joanna Sustento, who lost everything to climate change and is now fighting Arctic oil. If you feel this a story that deserves to be heard, please help spread the word by giving the podcast a rating on iTunes and by sharing it with friends! Movie…

The Storm – Unburnable Episode #1 Unburnable is a podcast on the unprecedented court case against new oil drilling and the diverse group of people backing the case. The first episode, The Storm, sets the stage by telling the heartbreaking story of Joanna Sustento, who lost everything to climate change and is now fighting Arctic oil. If you feel this a story that deserves to be heard, please help spread the word by giving the podcast a rating on iTunes and by sharing it with friends! Movie…

Sustainability – taking a broader view How to sustainably feed a world population of more than nine billion with sufficient and nutritious food? This question frames the core challenge that the Sustainable Growth Summit aims to address. 'A profound change of the global food and agriculture system is needed to nourish today’s 765 million hungry and the additional 2 billion people expected by 2050' — UN Sustainable Development Goal #2 The Sustainable Growth Summit is led by a coalition ...

Sustainability – taking a broader view How to sustainably feed a world population of more than nine billion with sufficient and nutritious food? This question frames the core challenge that the Sustainable Growth Summit aims to address. 'A profound change of the global food and agriculture system is needed to nourish today’s 765 million hungry and the additional 2 billion people expected by 2050' — UN Sustainable Development Goal #2 The Sustainable Growth Summit is led by a coalition ...

Sustainability – taking a broader view How to sustainably feed a world population of more than nine billion with sufficient and nutritious food? This question frames the core challenge that the Sustainable Growth Summit aims to address. 'A profound change of the global food and agriculture system is needed to nourish today’s 765 million hungry and the additional 2 billion people expected by 2050' — UN Sustainable Development Goal #2 The Sustainable Growth Summit is led by a coalition ...

Sustainability – taking a broader view How to sustainably feed a world population of more than nine billion with sufficient and nutritious food? This question frames the core challenge that the Sustainable Growth Summit aims to address. 'A profound change of the global food and agriculture system is needed to nourish today’s 765 million hungry and the additional 2 billion people expected by 2050' — UN Sustainable Development Goal #2 The Sustainable Growth Summit is led by a coalition ...

Author: Christer Madsen Norway's male and female players will receive the same amount of pay for representing the country, the Norwegian football association has announced. The amount of money paid to the women's team will almost double from 3.1m kroner (£296,845) to 6m kroner (£574,540). This includes 550,000 kroner (£47,875) paid by male Norwegian players, money they receive for commercial activities. 'Thank you for making this step for female athletes,' said Norway winger C...

Author: Christer Madsen Norway's male and female players will receive the same amount of pay for representing the country, the Norwegian football association has announced. The amount of money paid to the women's team will almost double from 3.1m kroner (£296,845) to 6m kroner (£574,540). This includes 550,000 kroner (£47,875) paid by male Norwegian players, money they receive for commercial activities. 'Thank you for making this step for female athletes,' said Norway winger C...

BNP Paribas takes further measures to accelerate its support of the energy transition The BNP Paribas Group will no longer do business with companies whose principal business activity is the exploration, production, distribution, marketing or trading of oil and gas from shale and/or oil from tar sands. BNP Paribas is also ceasing financing of projects that are primarily involved in the transportation or export of oil and gas from shale or oil from tar sands. The Group will not finance an...

BNP Paribas takes further measures to accelerate its support of the energy transition The BNP Paribas Group will no longer do business with companies whose principal business activity is the exploration, production, distribution, marketing or trading of oil and gas from shale and/or oil from tar sands. BNP Paribas is also ceasing financing of projects that are primarily involved in the transportation or export of oil and gas from shale or oil from tar sands. The Group will not finance an...

Sjokkerende god Champagne

Sjokkerende god Champagne

On 7 July 2017, an overwhelming majority of the world’s nations voted to adopt the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons – a landmark international agreement that outlaws the ultimate weapons of mass destruction and establishes a pathway to their elimination.  According to official records, 135 nations participated in the negotiations. This Nuclear Prohibition Treaty covers all aspects of nuclear weapons, including their use and threat of use, testing, development, possession, sharing…

On 7 July 2017, an overwhelming majority of the world’s nations voted to adopt the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons – a landmark international agreement that outlaws the ultimate weapons of mass destruction and establishes a pathway to their elimination. According to official records, 135 nations participated in the negotiations. This Nuclear Prohibition Treaty covers all aspects of nuclear weapons, including their use and threat of use, testing, development, possession, sharing…

Photo: Maurilio Cheli/AP Workers on tractors harvest soybeans in the deforested land of Campo Novo do Parecis, in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. 60% of global biodiversity loss is down to meat-based diets which put huge strain on Earth’s resources Today, more and more people are eating animal products such as meat & dairy. Our new report, ‘Appetite for Destruction’, highlights the impact that animal feed production is having on species, habitats and our health. The huge amount o...

Photo: Maurilio Cheli/AP Workers on tractors harvest soybeans in the deforested land of Campo Novo do Parecis, in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. 60% of global biodiversity loss is down to meat-based diets which put huge strain on Earth’s resources Today, more and more people are eating animal products such as meat & dairy. Our new report, ‘Appetite for Destruction’, highlights the impact that animal feed production is having on species, habitats and our health. The huge amount o...