Climate and energy
Household heating indicating medium or high level air pollution in more than half of the settlements in the country; energy poverty concerns 80 percent of local governments, besides, the insulation and the heating system of local governmental public buildings are in poor condition – WWF Hungary’s latest report says.
2017-11-28 More »
An informal meeting takes place in Tallinn, Estonia, where ministers for Energy and Transport in the EU are gathering to discuss several issues. CEESEN is calling on them to strengthen the phase-out of fossils and support the low-carbon economy.
2017-09-20 More »
As climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental degradation continue to impact the wellbeing of millions worldwide, the Global Pact for the Environment, presented by French President Emmanuel Macron at the UN General Assembly today, should enjoy the support of all world leaders, urges WWF.
2017-09-19 More »
US President Donald Trump today said that he would begin the process of withdrawing the United States from the historic Paris Agreement, the world’s first global plan to address climate change. This announcement is a call to action to national and local governments, businesses and people worldwide to step up their commitments to address climate change.
2017-06-01 More »
Climate action shines bright as record number of countries and territories join Earth Hour’s tenth anniversary
An unprecedented 187 countries and territories came together for WWF’s Earth Hour on Saturday 25 March to take a stand for climate action.
2017-04-07 More »
CLIMATE ACTION SHINES BRIGHT AS RECORD NUMBER OF COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES JOIN EARTH HOUR’S TENTH ANNIVERSARY
An unprecedented 187 countries and territories came together for WWF’s Earth Hour on Saturday 25 March to take a stand for climate action
2017-03-27 More »
Cameroon, February 17, burnt over three tons (3094kg) of pangolin scales in ongoing fight against poaching and illicit trade of this lone mammal with scales.
2017-02-17 More »
A new report published by WWF and ISEAL today indicates how businesses can contribute strongly to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and unlock new market opportunities by using credible voluntary sustainability standards to transform entire sectors and supply chains.
2017-02-14 More »
As the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) meets for an extraordinary session this week, WWF is calling on member countries to urgently reach consensus on conservation measures for ecologically- and commercially-important tropical tuna species. Management controls on fishing several species expired last month, leaving the stocks open to exploitation without essential safeguards.
2017-02-06 More »
On the eve of World Wetlands Day – 2 February – WWF warns that hydropower projects and government decisions in ecologically sensitive areas threaten to harm the habitats of rare and endangered species in the countries along the Danube river, particularly in Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine. With regard to hydropower, WWF is active to ensure that energy requirements are met with options that also consider environmental and social impact.
2017-02-01 More »