How 10 billion people could live well by 2050 – using as much energy as we did 60 years ago

Flattening inequality between and within countries could allow everyone a good standard of living within a liveable climate.

Joel Millward-Hopkins, Postdoctoral Researcher in Sustainability, University of Leeds • conversation
Oct. 5, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change energy automation energy-efficiency climate-action renewable-energy energy-consumption global-inequality

IPCC: the dirty tricks climate scientists faced in three decades since first report

Three decades of growing scientific certainty about climate change have yielded little progress.

Marc Hudson, Research Associate in Social Movements, Keele University • conversation
Aug. 27, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change misinformation ipcc climate-action cop26 paris-agreement climate-talks

Three ways blockchain could get the world to act against the climate crisis

A decentralised climate organisation, based on blockchain, could help get the world to work together to act against climate change.

Bernhard Reinsberg, Lecturer in International Relations, University of Glasgow • conversation
June 11, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: cryptocurrency interdisciplinarity climate-crisis climate-action blockchain paris-agreement

Active commuting could make children's return to school better for their health and the planet

Why we should free children from the deadening tyranny of being driven everywhere.

Mark S. Tremblay, Professor of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa • conversation
May 18, 2020 ~7 min

Tags:  walking  climate-action  cycling  child-health  school-climate-strikes  child-fitness

Stop blaming each other for the climate crisis – coronavirus shows what we can achieve together

By self-isolating, people all over the world are acting for the collective good. That's encouraging for tackling climate change.

Benedict Probst, Felllow at Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance, University of Cambridge • conversation
May 1, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: climate-change covid-19 coronavirus climate-crisis climate-action sustainable-living net-zero-emissions-2050

Coronavirus: world's response has slashed CO₂ emissions – here's how to keep them down

And why COVID-19 has launched a response that the climate crisis couldn't.

Simone Abram, Professor in the Dept of Anthropology, Co-Director of Durham Energy Institute, Durham University • conversation
March 19, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  climate-crisis  climate-action

Coronavirus: world's response has slashed CO2 emissions – here's how to keep them down

And why COVID-19 has launched a response that the climate crisis couldn't.

Simone Abram, Professor in the Dept of Anthropology, Co-Director of Durham Energy Institute, Durham University • conversation
March 19, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  climate-crisis  climate-action

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