Tag: Climate Change

CO2 Markets & Reforestation

The Carbon Credits Market in the Philippines

eyesonthepilippines The carbon credits market in the Philippines holds promise as a tool for mitigating climate change and promoting sustainable development. While challenges remain, the country’s commitment to environmental protection and the growing global emphasis on carbon reduction provide a solid foundation for future growth. The incredibly beautiful and promising Philippines, an archipelago comprising over…
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Global Waste Trade and Climate Change

Global Waste Trade and Climate Change

Navigating Challenges and Opportunities eyesonindonesia 1. Introduction The global waste trade, driven by economic globalization, has significant implications for our planet’s climate. As countries exchange waste materials, both hazardous and non-hazardous, we must recognize the delicate balance between economic growth and environmental sustainability. 2. The Environmental Impact 2.1 Carbon Footprint Around 20–30% of global CO₂…
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Rising Waters, Unyielding Hope: How the World Stands with Rio Grande do Sul Flood Victims

eyesonindonesia A Deluge of Despair The torrential rains in Brazil’s southern state of Rio Grande do Sul have unleashed a catastrophe of unprecedented proportions. As floodwaters surged, hundreds of towns were submerged, leaving behind a trail of devastation. The death toll has climbed to at least 85, and over 150,000 people have been displaced from…
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Do good to do well:

Why sustainability and success go hand in hand Businesses that generate value for the environment and society can also optimise operational efficiency and drive results antonfoek.com Amsterdam, 25 april 2024– Focusing on sustainability can lead to significant gains in efficiency and profitability; and businesses are increasingly understanding that environmental, social and governance (ESG) priorities are…
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The Dance of Carbon: Reforestation vs. Sub-Seabed Storage

eyesonindonesia 1. The Minister’s Bold Move In a daring twist, German Economy Minister Robert Habeck has set sail on uncharted waters. His plan? To dump carbon dioxide (CO₂) into the North Sea. Critics raise their eyebrows, fearing sea acidification and seismic ripples. But Habeck stands firm, envisioning a climate solution beneath the waves. 2. Reforestation:…
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Reforestation in Indonesia

Reforestation in Indonesia

A Green Path to Climate Resilience and Prosperity eyesonindonesia 1. Mitigating Climate Change: A Forested Shield Indonesia’s lush rainforests have long been a treasure trove of biodiversity, but they also play a critical role in mitigating climate change. Here’s how reforestation efforts are a beacon of hope: Carbon Capture and Storage Reforestation acts as a…
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Germany announces offshore carbon storage plan

Germany recently announced it has made plans to look into and begin enabling underground carbon storage at offshore sites. The first steps the country will take towards doing this, are to push forwards with the technology that has been under debate for quite a while. eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, Feb.29 th 2024 — Robert Habeck, who is the…
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How humans have changed the Earth's surface in 2023

How humans have changed the Earth’s surface in 2023

From new artificial islands to the environmental devastation caused by the breach of Ukraine’s Kakhovka Dam – this is how humanity has changed the face of our planet throughout the past year. by Richard Gray There are few places on the Earth where humans have not left a mark of some kind. An estimated 95% of…
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The race to build climate-resilient coral reefs

The race to build climate-resilient coral reefs

Novel restoration methods can speed up the recovery of threatened corals – but for a lasting impact, they need to be backed by action to stop ocean warming, reports Chris Iovenko. A new ally may help speed up the race to restore devastated coral reefs in Australia: robots, combined with mass-manufacturing techniques. Around the world,…
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Green Digital Transformation

Green digital transformation

How to Sustainably Close the Digital Divide and Harness Digital Tools for Climate Action Abstract Climate change is unfolding amid the greatest information and communication revolution in human history. From e-commerce and social media to smart manufacturing and precision farming, digital technologies have become prevalent in all aspects of economic and social life. Digital technologies…
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