Italy to ditch coal
By 2025, Italy wants to stop using coal. Several other countries have also declared that they want to stop burning this dirty fuel.
Kilde: CleanTechnica | Foto: CCBY Greenpeace Italia
HIV medicine is now mainstream
In 2000, only 90 people in South Africa had access to medicine against HIV. Today, more than four million patients have access to the lifesaving medicine.
Kilde: UNAIDS | Foto: CCBY mattharvey1
Hotline to punish polluters
As a response to recent environmental scandals, the Vietnamese environmental agency has now launched a hotline that allows anyone to report pollution.
Kilde: Viet Nam News | Foto: CCBY Chris Goldberg
Latin countries ban child marriage
Several Central American countries have banned child marriage, including Honduras and Guatemala. Until 2012, around 29 percent of Latinas got married too early.
Kilde: UN Women | Foto: CCBY IM Swedish Development
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