News tagged with climate change

Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore said Monday it would impose a carbon tax from next year to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect.

dateFeb 19, 2018 in Environment
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New model for evaluating rangeland systems launches

Rangelands are the dominant land type across the planet and millions of people rely on the natural goods and services and food security the lands provide. A recently released model, G-Range, allows scientists and policymakers ...

dateFeb 13, 2018 in Environment
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Water: Why the taps run dry

The world has abundant freshwater but it is unevenly distributed and under increasing pressure, UN agencies say, as highlighted by the severe shortages in Cape Town.

dateFeb 13, 2018 in Environment
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