This is where we cherry pick the latest news and views on climate change and how its effects are already making waves in our economies, societies and daily lives. Tune into the fresh perspectives and opinions from both our own experts and other great movers and shakers on the climate scene and read uplifting stories from our climate protection projects across the world. Have an idea or topic you'd like to learn more about? Get in touch - our experts will have it covered!
In 2021, a band of South Pole experts travelled to the Alto Huayabamba project in Peru, where local communities champion the protection of over 50,000 hectares of biodiversity-rich forest. Learn how our regional teams on the ground ensure the quality of South Pole’s nature-based climate action projects.
It's no secret that agriculture is a major contributor to climate change – and livestock is the main culprit, making up over 80% of the total greenhouse gas emissions. Is there a way to tackle this? Discover one of our newest project types: feed ingredients that cut the greenhouse gases produced by livestock.
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2022, South Pole’s team speaks to Sopiana Angel, a member of the forest patrol team of the Kayong Utara Project, a conservation and restoration initiative in West Kalimantan. Angel’s story sheds light on the role that women play in conservation efforts to protect the rainforest in Indonesia, as well as her personal journey in navigating the world of forest protection.
CapaCITIES series- In smaller Indian cities, the transition to enhanced electric mobility can be catalysed by local policy along with private sector partnerships.
The opportunity for carbon project development in Australia is making headlines and attracting huge interest in the agricultural sector. For William Devilee, working with South Pole’s Climate Projects team in Australia has allowed him to combine his knowledge of agriculture with his passion for sustainability. Here Will shares his highlights and learnings after six months with the team.
Nature-based solutions (NBS) protect and restore ecosystems while tackling climate change and unlocking societal benefits, from mangroves providing hurricane protection in the US to conservation projects protecting endangered species and providing sustainable opportunities to local communities.
South Pole has partnered with award-winning biodiversity experts Cassinia on the Mount Sandy Conservation project, which brings together the Traditional Custodians with non-indigenous Australians in the name of environmental conservation and people partnerships.
10% aller Treibhausgasemissionen kommen aus unseren landwirtschaftlichen Tätigkeiten. Die Langzeitfolgen einer nicht nachhaltigen Landwirtschaft reichen von Biodiversitätsverlust bis hin zu Gefahren für die Ernährungssicherheit.
2019 heard the call to arms: "Our house is burning". Although bushfires, often caused by lightning strikes, have ravaged the savanna and other parts of Australia, Africa and the Americas for thousands of years, the headlines and photos of that Australian summer shocked the world.
For our team based in the Medellin office, it's a three-day journey to the Predio Putumayo Indigenous Reserve, including 500 km by boat along the Putumayo river. On International Day of Forests, South Pole staff join an Indigenous community member to reflect on their experiences of developing REDD+ projects to save Colombia's Amazon rainforest and create shared prosperity.