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English Featured The Environment

The world’s wealthiest are responsible for nearly 50% of carbon emissions

There has been a concentrated international effort to combat climate change. One main focus is on the cutting of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), carbon dioxide (CO2) being one of main culprits. But where do these emissions come from and who is responsible for the majority of carbon emissions?

According to the World Inequality Report 2022 (December 2021), data analysis by a team of world-leading economists suggests that the richest 10% of the global population produces close to 50% of GHG. (more…)

Community English Featured World News

Mapping the world’s most popular trusted news sources and who’s willing to pay for it

Every year, May 3 is a date that countries around the world celebrate World Press Freedom Day, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993. It is a day in which to acknowledge the essential role of professional journalists and to underline the importance of verified and reliable information made available to the public.

All over the world, there is no shortage of news to digest. The changing structure of news production and consumption means the public can access all types of information in whichever format they prefer. From newsprint to television to the internet, it is all available at one’s fingertips.


English Politics The Environment

The world’s most environmentally conscious countries

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian To be environmentally-friendly or “green”, requires engagement in practices and processes that are sustainable and minimize harmful impacts on the environment. Some countries do it better than others.

According to the 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI), formulated by researchers at Yale and Columbia universities, Denmark is rated the “greenest” country in the world. The Nordic nation has the highest EPI score at 82.5. (see graph below) (more…)

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