Transform Magazine May 2018
Featured Magazine article
Staunching the flow: blood minerals for smartphones
The instability in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is being fuelled by the need for minerals used in smartphones and other devices. EU legislation takes effect soon, but will it be enough to tackle the problem? Madeleine Rojahn reports.
The drive for companies to be more transparent about, and accountable for, their impacts is growing. Increasingly, governments are developing mandatory legislation to ensure that companies disclose how they are managing their environmental and human rights impacts (see transform.iema.net/article/held-account).
The title of the latest report from the UK chief medical officer is ‘Health Impacts of All Pollution – What Do We Know?’. As it turns out, it seems we know very little, writes David Burrows
Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change John Gummer (Lord Deben) talks to Chris Seekings about Brexit and the UK’s role as an environmental leader outside the EU
New Zealand’s recently elected coalition government has announced a ban on all new offshore oil and gas exploration after seven years of growing public protests.
Portugal’s renewable energy production exceeded its electricity consumption in March this year, according to data from the country’s transmission system operator REN.
Scientists have accidentally engineered an enzyme that can digest some of the most common plastics littering the environment, providing a potentially ground-breaking recycling solution.
WWF’s executive director for advocacy and campaigns talks exclusively to TRANSFORM about protecting biodiversity and environmental awareness in society
Want to contribute to a future issue?
If you have an article that you would like to share with the world then contact the editoral team.