Environment

Articles that treat topics related to the environment.

IATE Marine Litter feature

IATE Term of the Week: Marine Litter

“According to the European Commission, more than 80% of marine litter is plastics. Together they constitute 70% of all marine litter items. Due to...
carbon neutr feature

IATE Term of the Week: Carbon Neutrality

To date more and more companies turn into a carbon neutrality strategy. Microsoft, Sainsbury and the Bank of America are some examples of this...
vegan feature

IATE Term of the Week: Vegan

I bet you heard about the term vegan, as it has recently become trendy. However, do you really know what it means, to be...
green deal feature

IATE Term of the Week: European Green Deal

The concept of a "green deal" as a comprehensive strategy to tackle climate change and environmental degradation by transforming the economy has been gradually...
GREEN FINANCE FEAT

IATE Term of the Week: Green Finance

The IATE term of the week is green finance. ‘Financing for projects or activities with beneficial environmental outcomes’ is the definition that we can...
food miles feature

IATE Term of the Week: Food Miles

The food we eat may have run hundreds of kilometres until it reaches our plate. For example, a plate of New Zealand lamb with...

IATE Term of the Week: Biodiversity

The Amazon rainforest is burning. In mid-August the EU’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) observed that the forest fires in the Amazon rainforest were...

IATE Term of the Week: Plastic Food Packaging

Can you imagine how much 150 million tonnes are? The higher the numbers get the harder it becomes to grasp what they really mean....

IATE Term of the Week: Climate Refugee

Nowadays, the impact of climate change is devastating. In fact, extreme weather events such as floods, windstorms, sea level rise or droughts constitute a threat not...

IATE Term of the Week: Fast Fashion

Within the last 15 years, mass production of clothing has made it possible for huge numbers of people to buy fashionable and comfortable clothes...
eu English (UK)

Pin It on Pinterest