The Earth’s Freshwater Cycle has Exceeded the Safe Limit, Says Research

A comprehensive scientific assessment in 2015 found that human activity has already breached four of the planetary boundaries. Greenhouse gas emissions are brewing a hotter climate, the sixth mass extinction of species is unpicking the web of life that makes up the global biosphere, intensive farming is polluting the environment and natural habitats are being destroyed on a significant scale. Earlier in 2022, researchers…

New Law on Sustainable Waste Management

Kenya now has a Sustainable Waste Management Act. Enacted by President Uhuru Kenyatta, the 2021 legislation provides for the establishment of a Waste Management Board, mandatory extended producer responsibility programs, recovery of household waste, and the closure of illegal landfills in all 47 counties of the East African country. These provisions were inspired by the…