Are you passionate about environmental issues or do you work for an environmental organisation? Our directory of news sources on the environment provides a thorough overview of the best websites to follow if you want to stay up to date with all the latest news and analysis on the environment.

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Renewable Energy

In 2016, renewable energy achieved record levels of new installations, for the first time surpassing sources that use fossil fuels. Better World Links' Renewable Energy page has over 700 resources on all types of renewable energies. Check it out now!

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Interested in getting to know what organizations work in your country to help protect the environment? BTW has over 900 links directing you to organizations working on environmental issues worldwide. 

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Global Climate Change

This worldwide phenomena is mainly caused by human activity observed since the pre-industrial times, the largest contributors being the greenhouse gas emissions. Want to know more about the consequences, solutions and actions that are taken place? Click here to access over 3000 resources!

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More than 70% of the Earth's surface is cover by oceans. Urgent need for remedy is required, decreased oxygen levels, in combination with pollutants and overfishing, is compromising the oceans. For more information on this critical issue, view this section which offers you over 2000 resources.

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It is estimated that more than 80% of the Earth’s forest has been destroyed at a rate of 20,000 hectares per day according to the World Resources Institute. Find out how deforestation contributes to climate change.

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Food & Agriculture

With the increasing world population, there is a rapid rise in the demand for agriculture and food resources. In order to meet the world’s foods needs, achieving the transformation to sustainable agriculture is becoming a major challenge.

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Waste and Toxic Substances

Everything you need to know about waste management and the effects toxic substances can be found here by consulting the 500 resources provided to you by Better World Links.

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Are you curious to know why air pollution causes 1 in 8 deaths and involved in the death of 4.3 million people per year worldwide? Find out what communities are doing to tackle the air pollution problem by reviewing our resources on Transport and Air Pollution.

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Policies and Politics

Get a better understanding of how policies and politics impact the environment and health of our communities by reviewing the links provided to you here. 

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Nuclear Energy

Nuclear energy accounts for 10% of the global electricity production. Although it is classified as a low greenhouse gas energy supply technology, numerous accidents in the power plants have injured and risked the health of populations. Find out more about the debate and use of this energy here.

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Hot Topics

Fridays for Future

After sitting in front of the Swedish parliament for 3 weeks protesting her country's inaction towards the climate crisis, Greta Thunberg decided to strike every Friday. The #FridaysForFuture movement spread, mobilizing children and adults worldwide to protest locally every Friday noon.

Extinction Rebellion (XR)

A non-violent social movement started in the UK, Extinction Rebellion has the objective of influencing national and international environment politics by civil disobedience to stop climate breakdown, biodiversity loss, ecological collapse and human extinction.

The Planet's Lungs

World concerns increase as the Amazon rainforest has been burning for weeks at a record pace. This tragedy has been named a global emergency, since Brazil contains 60% of the rainforest. The international community have condemned President Jair Bolsonaro, arguing that he has encouraged loggers and farmers to clean the land.

1.5 °C Goal

Limiting Climate Change can avoid tipping points and decrease the ecological impact of global warming. While 1.5 degrees warming is estimated to expose 14% of the worlds population to extreme heat every 5 years, 2 degrees would expose 37% of the global population. To achieve this important target we must make major structural changes of our societies.

Keep it in the ground!

To help reduce carbon emissions, fossil fuel divestment includes campaigns and efforts on a global scale to pressure institutes and governments to stop funding the extraction of fossil fuels, which is one of the main causes of the world rising temperatures, and invest in the production of clean energy alternatives.

Climate Change Deniers

Climate change denial or skepticism involves denying and dismissing the scientific knowledge on climate change. The deniers dismiss the fact that climate change is caused by humans and deny its impacts on human society and nature.

Green New Deal

Aiming to address climate change and economic inequality, the economic stimulus package proposes social and economic reforms and public works projects similar to those implemented by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great Depression.

Global Climate Strike

From September.20-27, millions of people worldwide will walk with young climate strikers in the hopes of using democracy to affect policy change that will save our planet. Review our page to see how you can support the movement and what activities are scheduled near you!

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Featured Hero of the Month

Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai (1994-2011) born in Nyeri Kenya, was the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and the first woman in East and Central Africa to obtain a PH.D. Author of 4 books, she is also the founder of the Green Belt Movement, an organization that was presented in the documentary Talking Root:the Vision of Wangari Maathai (2008). Find out more about Mrs. Maathai here.

Featured Organisation of the Month

Global movement coordinates online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions in over 188 countries. They believe that a global grassroots movement can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice. 

Featured Resource of the Month

A clean alternative was started in 1999 by a group of renewable energy professionals who wanted to create a long term sustainable business, and they created perhaps the single most recognized and trusted source for Renewable Energy News and Information on the Internet.