Emissions will hit record high by 2023 if green recovery fails, says IEA
Emissions will rise again this year and next year, after a fall last year, and 2023 is now on track to see the highest levels of carbon dioxide output in human history, equalling or surpassing the record set in 2018, according to forecasts released by the International Energy Agency.
In United States, Democrats Propose a Border Tax Based on Countries’ Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Senators introduced a plan on 19 July to tax iron, steel and other imports from countries without ambitious climate laws.
Can WTO stop fishing subsidies and protect our marine environment?
Every year, governments pay billions of dollars to their fishing industries to carry on fishing even though stocks are seriously depleted. The Geneva-based World Trade Organisation (WTO) is holding a ministerial conference on July 15 to seek an agreement on banning harmful fisheries subsidies, a main factor in overfishing.