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1.9 billion people at risk from mountain water shortages, study shows

Rising demand and climate crisis threaten entire mountain ecosystem, say scientists

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Supercharge your community governance & coordinate globally with Open Enterprise on Ethereum Mainnet

Coordination problems are at the core of our inability to address humanity’s greatest challenges. Currently, our efforts to construct effective res...

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Climate change is forcing 20 million people a year from their homes, Oxfam says

Internal displacements due to climate-related extreme weather events are soaring, with those in poorer countries more at risk.

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Victoria Falls dries to a trickle after worst drought in a century

One of southern Africa’s biggest tourist attractions has seen an unprecedented decline this dry season, fuelling climate change fears

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9 climate tipping points pushing Earth to the point of no return

From the Arctic to the Amazon, there’s a growing threat of irreversible changes to the climate system, says a group of scientists.

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Leading scientists condemn political inaction on climate change as Australia 'literally burns'

Climate experts ‘bewildered’ by government ‘burying their heads in the sand’, and say bushfires on Australia’s east coast should be a ‘wake-up call’

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Oceans losing oxygen at unprecedented rate, experts warn

Sharks, tuna, marlin and other large fish at risk from spread of ‘dead zones’, say scientists

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We need to halve emissions by 2030. They rose again in 2019.

And greenhouse gases will continue to climb until nations collectively commit to much more aggressive action.

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Extinction Rebellion protester glues himself to Lib Dem battlebus

Activist dressed as insect targets battlebus as XR tries to push environment up agenda

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Climate models have accurately predicted global heating, study finds

Findings confirm reliability of projections of temperature changes over last 50 years

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Climate debate: how party manifestos measure up on climate change and nature

Greenpeace policy experts have ranked the party manifestos and other climate and nature election commitments to reveal how serious they are.

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World must stop ‘war against nature’, says UN chief

The UN secretary general has warned that the planet is close to “the point of no return” and branded global efforts to combat climate change “utter...

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Earth close to 'point of no return' with climate change, UN secretary general warns

The UN secretary general has warned that the planet is close to “the point of no return” and branded global efforts to combat climate change “utter...

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Climate change making it harder to produce viable seeds, scientists say

Global hunger and malnutrition are on the rise, as are temperatures and water shortages. Humanity must adapt crops to the changing climate by breed...

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Climate change activism ‘reducing mental health symptoms among young people’

Climate change activism is reducing symptoms of mental ill-health among young people, headteachers and psychotherapists have said.   People are inc...

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Earth may have already hit climate change 'tipping point' leading to catastrophic domino effect that threatens civilisation's existence

We may have already pushed our planet beyond several tipping points and towards a scenario where the Earth begins “self amplifying” global warming ...

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Why we should be far more afraid of climate tipping points

Scientists argue we may cross the point of no return for some ecosystems in a little more than a decade.

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Climate emergency: world 'may have crossed tipping points’

Warning of ‘existential threat to civilisation’ as impacts lead to cascade of unstoppable events

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UN issues 'bleak' warning that countries must increase carbon-cutting aims five fold to avoid climate chaos

Countries have procrastinated for too long and will need to increase their carbon-cutting efforts five fold to avoid climate chaos, the UN has warn...

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Our chance to avoid extreme warming is slipping away

Nations are still pumping out more climate pollution despite their commitment to slashing emissions under the Paris climate agreement, according to...

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Harvard and Yale students disrupt football game for fossil fuel protest

Students began campaigning in 2012 for both universities to stop investing in oil and gas companies that contribute to climate crisis

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Massive Mildura dust storm leaves Victorian town 'unliveable' amid 40C heat

Residents say such storms now occur on a weekly basis, as topsoil from drought-ravaged farms is blown through the town

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Extinction Rebellion: We Need To Talk About The Future

Extinction Rebellion needs to become a movement that talks about justice. It needs to change — and it needs to change now.

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Fossil fuel production on track for double the safe climate limit

‘We’re in a deep hole over the climate crisis and we need to stop digging,’ warn experts

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NSW public servants at climate conference told not to discuss link with bushfires

Exclusive: Email from government directs attendees at conference on climate adaptation to stay quiet on bushfire-climate link

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Australia fires: nation braces for 'most dangerous bushfire week ever seen'

New South Wales faces an unprecedented fire danger on Tuesday amid high temperatures and strong winds

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UK railways cannot cope with climate change, says rail boss

Head of Scotland’s railway calls for vastly increased investment in future-proofing network

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Ardern says New Zealand on 'right side of history' as MPs pass zero-carbon bill

Centre-right opposition National party throws support behind the legislation that has been applauded around the globe

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Sea levels set to keep rising for centuries even if emissions targets met

Generations yet unborn will face rising oceans and coastal inundations into the 2300s even if governments meet climate commitments, researchers find

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California is on track to miss its climate targets – by a century

And it’s likely to get harder, not easier, for the state to achieve ever deeper cuts in emissions.

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Politician shuts down heckler with 'OK, Boomer' while calling for environmental reform

New Zealand PM Chlöe Swarbrick reminded the Olds that the younger generations will bear the brunt of climate change.

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11,000 scientists declare global climate emergency and warn of 'untold human suffering'

Eleven thousand scientists in 153 countries have declared a climate emergency and warned that “untold human suffering” is unavoidable without huge ...

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Fracking banned in UK as government makes major U-turn

Victory for green groups follows damning scientific study and criticism from spending watchdog

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Thousands of Britons invited to climate crisis citizens' assembly

Only 110 of 30,000 who receive invites will take part in event over four weekends next year

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MPs bow to Extinction Rebellion demand, as they send out invitations to climate change citizens' assembly

MPs have bowed to a demand by activist group Extinction Rebellion as they send out 30,000 invitations to a citizens' assembly on climate change.

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More than half of people say climate change will influence how they vote in general election

More than half of people say climate change is such an important issue it will influence how they vote in the next general election, new research s...

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Rising Seas Will Erase More Cities by 2050, New Research Shows

Scientists devised a better way to calculate land elevations and their findings are dire: Far more cities will be inundated by climate change than ...

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California Governor Declares Statewide Emergency as 180,000 Flee Kincade Fire

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency as "unprecedented high-wind events" fueled more than a dozen wildfires.

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Madam President: “We knew”

This is speculative fiction. What if the United States fails to treat the climate emergency as an emergency through successive elections…

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Coral cover around popular Great Barrier Reef islands has almost halved

Scientists shocked by data showing loss of hard corals at 100 locations across Whitsundays, Magnetic Island, Keppel Islands and Palm Islands

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Amazon rainforest 'close to irreversible tipping point'

Forecast suggests rainforest could stop producing enough rain to sustain itself by 2021

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Melting glaciers reveal five new islands in the Arctic

Russian navy discovers yet-to-be-named islands previously hidden under glaciers

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Britain is G7's biggest net importer of CO2 emissions per capita, says ONS

Fall in UK-produced emissions has been offset by those from increase in imported products

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Renewable energy to expand by 50% in next five years - report

Energy agency says solar power will drive faster than forecast growth in renewables

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Why Extinction Rebellion Might Succeed — and in Many Ways, Already Has

The U.K.-based social movement for climate action could be on the way toward winning its ultimate goal — system change.

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Existential Risk Holds a Hidden Gift

This weekend I joined tens of thousands of people in a “Grief March”, led by Extinction Rebellion through the middle of London.

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Bank of England boss says global finance is funding 4C temperature rise

Mark Carney says capital markets are financing projects likely to fuel a catastrophic rise in global heating

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Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions

New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangers

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Rabbi, 77, arrested at Extinction Rebellion's Bank of England protest – video report

'We are in a period of enormous catastrophic breakdown, and if it takes an arrest to try to find ways of helping to galvanise public opinion, then ...

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Police ban Extinction Rebellion protests from whole of London

City-wide Met police operation begins to clear Trafalgar Square and other protest sites

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The impossible fight to save Jakarta, the sinking megacity

Sea level rise, subsidence and political inertia, could soon see Jakarta become the first megacity claimed by climate change. A last-ditch plan to ...

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Extinction Rebellion and the Birth of a New Climate Politics

The U.K. movement’s claims might be exaggerated, but it shows us how the world is ready to grapple with the depth of the problem.

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What are Extinction Rebellion's key demands?

The environmental activists want to force political leaders to take urgent action on the climate emergency

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Dr. Jem Bendell - The Meaning and Joy of Inevitable Social Collapse

Today I'm speaking with Dr. Jem Bendell. Jem exploded onto the internet with the release of his 'Deep Adaptation' paper, which has been downloaded ...

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For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth

Increased spending power leads to environmental damage. It’s time for a radical plan, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

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Break the grip of corporate power to secure our future

George Monbiot: Neoliberal dogma forbids the intervention required to stop climate change. To save the planet we must articulate a new politics

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Greta Thunberg to critics of climate action: "If we can save the banks, we can save the world"

#ClimateStrike founder rejects argument that climate action is too expensive: "People in power do not lack money"

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'Americans are waking up': two thirds say climate crisis must be addressed

Major CBS News poll released as part of Covering Climate Now, a collaboration of more than 250 news outlets around the world to strengthen coverage...

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Naomi Klein: 'We are seeing the beginnings of the era of climate barbarism'

The No Logo author talks about solutions to the climate crisis, Greta Thunberg, birth strikes and how she finds hope

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$1m a minute: the farming subsidies destroying the world - report

‘Perverse’ payments must be redirected to measures such as capturing carbon, report says

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Hundreds of fish lie dead on dried-up bed of once-beautiful British river ‘because of climate change’

A picturesque small river in the Chilterns has dried up, leaving hundreds of fish and shrimp dead, with experts and local action groups blaming cli...

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Lib Dems set out radical agenda for tackling climate emergency

Exclusive: Citizens’ assemblies and a Green Investment Bank among key planks of election bid

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Living in Two Worlds: Capitalism Pretends All Is Well While the World Is Burning

As the climate crisis escalates, we must develop strategies for living while recognizing the contradictions at hand.

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'Ecological grief': Greenland residents traumatised by climate emergency

Islanders are struggling to reconcile impact of global heating with traditional way of life, survey finds

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Arctic wildfires spew soot and smoke cloud bigger than EU

Plume from unprecedented blazes forecast to reach Alaska as fires rage for third month

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Climate change: 12 years to save the planet? Make that 18 months

There's a growing consensus that the next year-and-a-half are key in the battle against rising temperatures.

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Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis

National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradation

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Greta Thunberg to sail across Atlantic for UN climate summits

Teenage activist to travel to US on racing yacht to cut environmental impact of travel

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Climate change: 12 years to save the planet? Make that 18 months

There's a growing consensus that the next year-and-a-half are key in the battle against rising temperatures.

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This is how trees could help solve the climate crisis

Most strategies for tackling climate change focus on reducing future emissions. Reforestation could help deal with the hundreds of gigatonnes of ca...

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True cost of cheap food is health and climate crises, says commission

Radical change needed to make UK food and farming system sustainable within 10 years

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'Biggest compliment yet': Greta Thunberg welcomes oil chief's 'greatest threat' label

Activists say comments by Opec head prove world opinion is turning against fossil fuels

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Planting Billions of Trees Is the 'Best Climate Change Solution Available Today,' Study Finds

Planting more than 500 billion trees could remove around 25 percent of existing carbon from the atmosphere, a new study has found.

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'Unprecedented' Wildfires Are Burning Across the Arctic Circle

More than 100 wildfires in the Arctic Circle released 50 megatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in June. They're still burning.

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Police Tear-Gas Climate Activists in Paris on 'Hottest Day in History of France'

French riot police tear-gassed climate protesters in Paris on Friday as the county sweltered under record heat.

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June was the hottest ever recorded on Earth

Last month was the hottest June ever recorded, the EU‘s satellite agency has announced. Data provided by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S...

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Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis

Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxide

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If Everyone Tripped on Psychedelics, We’d Do More About Climate Change

Scientists are looking into what psychedelics do to inspire people to act pro-environmentally.

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Satellite data shows shrinking reservoirs that may spark major water crisis globally

It is not just Chennai, India's fifth largest city. Satellite data shows shrinking reservoirs that may spark major water crisis globally.

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'Precipitous' fall in Antarctic sea ice since 2014 revealed

Plunge is far faster than in Arctic and may lead to more global heating, say scientists

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‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive

Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur says

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Doctors call for nonviolent direct action over climate crisis

Governments have abrogated responsibility with woefully inadequate policies, says letter

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The rise of eco-anxiety and how to come to terms with climate change

Plummeting insect numbers. A sixth mass extinction. Thinning of ice sheets. Sea level rise. Wildfires in California. Thawing Arctic permafrost. The...

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In Science We Trust

If money is the keystone of the arch of modern society, the foundation is surely science. When someone demands we be realistic, often they are refe...

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Arctic melt goes into overdrive

The Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the rest of the world.

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Melt ponds open in Arctic as permafrost melts at levels not expected until 2090

Permafrost hs begun thawing in the Canadian Arctic more than 70 years early because of climate change, according to new research.  A "series of ano...

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Extinction rebellion and the new visibility of religious protest

Climate change is increasingly seen as a spiritual crisis that requires a spiritual response.

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5 reasons to be more cheerful about the future of the oceans

For World Oceans Day, here are five pieces of good news amid the doom and gloom.

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The end of the Arctic as we know it

Less oxygen and ice, more acid and heat. Jonathan Watts joins an expedition studying what this means for the planet

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Finland pledges to become carbon neutral by 2035

New left-leaning government sets ambitious target as it plans major rise in public spending

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Latest data shows steep rises in CO2 for seventh year

Readings from Hawaii observatory bring threshold of 450ppm closer sooner than had been anticipated

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'Social Breakdown and Outright Chaos': Civilization Headed for Collapse by 2050, New Climate Report Warns

"A high-end 2050 scenario finds a world in social breakdown and outright chaos. But a short window of opportunity exists for an emergency, global m...

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Extreme weather is pummeling the Midwest, and farmers are in deep trouble

A historically delayed planting season is causing an amount of stress and angst in farm country that "cannot be overstated."

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New Filipino law requires all students to plant 10 trees if they want to graduate

A new Filipino law would require all graduating high school and college students to plant at least 10 trees each before they can graduate. The law,...

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Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment

From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’

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130,000 trees to be planted in English cities and towns

As part of efforts to tackle global heating, grants will be available for planting and three years’ care

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Costa Rica Aims To Be the World’s First Plastic- and Carbon-Free Country by 2021

As climate change accelerates and the oceans fill up with plastic, Costa Rica sets the bar for environmental action with a pledge to be carbon-neut...

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James Balog on The Human Element

On this week’s episode, Ayana interviews world-renowned photographer James Balog on his newest film, The Human Element, which explores how elements...

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Loss of biodiversity is just as catastrophic as climate change

Nature is being eroded at rates unprecedented in human history, says scientist Robert Watson

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Honouring Polly Higgins: Jojo Mehta & Gail Bradbrook

The talk Polly was scheduled to give at the Findhorn Climate Change & Consciousness Conference 2019, becomes a fitting tribute to (and update on) h...

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Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering the Natural World at an ‘Unprecedented’ Pace

A dire United Nations report, based on thousands of scientific studies, paints an urgent picture of biodiversity loss and finds that climate change...

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The most effective way to tackle climate change? Plant 1 trillion trees

What's low-tech, sustainable and possibly the most effective thing we can do to fight climate change? Planting trees. A trillion of them.

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Two-thirds of Britons agree planet is in a climate emergency

Greenpeace poll findings released alongside group’s ‘manifesto’ to slash emissions

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Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says

A relatively small number of fossil fuel producers and their investors could hold the key to tackling climate change

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Ep. 127 "All Hands On Deck" Extinction Rebellion with Gail Bradbrook and Clare Farrell

Gail Bradbrook and Clare Farrell leverage love and grief to build the Extinction Rebellion, a movement that demands immediate action on climate cha...

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FTP082: Charles Eisenstein - The New Story of Climate and Humanity (Part 2)

Our guest in this episode is Charles Eisenstein, the author of "Sacred Economics" and his most recent book "Climate: A New Story". Charles explores...

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A New Story of Climate Change - Charles Eisenstein at New Frontiers

Charles Eisenstein, author and philosopher, outlines a new narrative for the way we look at climate change, suggesting we begin with ourselves and ...

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FTP090: Joe Brewer - Rites of Passage For Cultural Evolution

Our guest in this episode is Joe Brewer, Executive Director at the Center for Applied Cultural Evolution. Joe is a complexity researcher, cognitive...

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Climate: A New Story by Charles Eisenstein

Climate book. Read 33 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Flipping the script on climate change, Eisenstein makes a case for a ...

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Green Economics: An Introduction to Theory, Policy and Practice by Molly Scott Cato

Green Economics book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The world as we know it needs a new economics. Climate change,...

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