China's population to peak in 2025
The population size of China will peak at approximately 1.41 billion in 2025 and in 2050 be much less than the current number, according to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
7 October 2015
Climate change 'tragedy of the horizon'
Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, has warned that climate change will lead to financial crises and decreasing living standards.
6 October 2015
Extreme poverty approaching record low
The World Bank has issued a report indicating that before the end of the year for the first time less than 10 per cent of the people in the world will be living in extreme poverty.
5 October 2015
Incorporating sustainability into everyday work
One of the keys to solving the world’s pressing energy and environmental challenges is for commercial and not-for-profit organizations to implement climate-change initiatives.
4 October 2015
Australian population growth lowest in 10 years
Australia’s population growth rate is the lowest it has been in 10 years largely due to a decrease in immigration and births.
3 October 2015
Indian government adopts climate change plan
The government of India has set a goal of having 40 per cent of the electricity used in the country come from renewable and other low-carbon sources by 2030.
2 October 2015
Population growth in Singapore slowing
Population growth in Singapore during the last year was the slowest recorded in the last decade, according to the National Population and Talent Division.
1 October 2015
Israel's population soaring
The population size of Israel has doubled during the past 25 years and is expected to double again by 2060.
30 September 2015
United Nations again ignores population growth
The Sustainable Development Goals recently adopted by the United Nations to guide international development for the next 15 years fail to address population growth.
29 September 2015
Brazil pledges to reduce carbon emissions
The government of Brazil has stated that greenhouse gas emissions in the country will be reduced by 37 per cent by 2025 from 2005 levels by reducing deforestation and increasing use of renewable energy sources.
28 September 2015
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