Category: Oceans

Strawless in Seattle

An industry-led campaign playing on the famous 'Sleepless in Seattle' movie has succeeded in banning plastic straws and utensils being given handed out with food and drink. The ban will come into force in July 2018 with fines for businesses that do not offer these alternative options to customers. However, over 200 businesses are already getting ...

COP23: Day Six

Day Six of COP23 looks at human settlements, transport, and our oceans. Like Day Five with energy, agriculture, and water there were a number of press releases highlighting the importance of climate action in each of the named sectors. Urban areas contribute to about 40% of greenhouse gas emissions, but their role in other areas of ...