B.C. election 2020: Green leader Sonia Furstenau ready for a challenge

Article content continued So what has prepared her for this uphill battle? “Everything. I seem to be in a relentless underdog story.” The mother of three children and two step-children,Furstenau, 50, said she was drawn to politics by a sincere hope in a better future. Her first foray came in 2014, when she ran for […]

Why Rwanda is a Great Green Growth Investment — Global Issues

Rwanda may be a small country of some 12 million people, but its membership in the East African Community provides it with a market of some 100 million. Credit: Aimable Twahirwa/IPS by Mantoe Phakathi (mbabane) Thursday, June 11, 2020 Inter Press Service MBABANE, Jun 11 (IPS) – In its effort to accelerate Rwanda’s green growth […]

‘We all want to protect the people, we are just waiting for the green light’

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy cannot wait for the text message telling him that football has got the green light to return. The Premier League began stepping up ‘Project Restart’ this week as players started a phased return to training in small, social-distant groups. A resumption of play is scheduled next month and City left-back […]

Green Party leader has confidence in Catherine Martin despite TD voting against government talks

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has said he still has confidence in his deputy Catherine Martin despite her objection to entering into government talks with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael. r Ryan also said Ms Martin’s opposition to government formation talks will not prevent her from being on the party’s negotiating team. “That’s healthy in […]

RICHARD KAY: David Bellamy, the jolly green giant of nature broadcasting 

With his beard and trademark guffaw, David Bellamy, botanist, academic and conservationist, was one of the most loved figures on TV in the 1970s and 1980s. Often to be seen crawling on hands and knees through the undergrowth, he opened the eyes of a generation to the threat of disappearing plant and animal species, while […]

Green Steel — Global Issues

IBUKU have helped create pioneering bamboo buildings such as the ‘Heart of School’ at Green School. Credit: INBAR Opinion by Charlotte King (beijing, china) Thursday, November 21, 2019 Inter Press Service Charlotte King is a communications specialist in climate change and sustainable development. She works at the International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR). BEIJING, China, […]