Global obsession with economic growth will increase risk of deadly pandemics in future

By continuing to privilege economic growth over environmental and social sustainability, we are taking huge risks with our future.

Julia Kreienkamp, Researcher at the Global Governance Institute, UCL • conversation
March 5, 2021 ~8 min

Climate change: Will China take a 'great leap' to a greener economy?

A new five-year plan may signal a switch from fossil fuels, but economic worries could limit change.

bbcnews
March 4, 2021 ~7 min

Climate change: Carbon emission promises 'put Earth on red alert'

Nations' current carbon-cutting plans will not keep global temperature rise below 1.5C, the UN says.

bbcnews
Feb. 26, 2021 ~5 min

John Kerry: UK climate summit is world's 'last best chance'

The new US climate envoy says time is running out for the world to address the climate crisis.

bbcnews
Jan. 28, 2021 ~6 min

Climate change: Biggest global poll supports 'global emergency'

More than a million people in 50 countries take part in the biggest poll to date on climate change.

bbcnews
Jan. 27, 2021 ~5 min

Why the US rejoining the Paris climate accord matters at home and abroad — 5 scholars explain

US backing of the Paris Agreement has an influence on food security, health and safety and the future warming of the planet.

Walt Meier, Senior Research Scientist, National Snow and Ice Data Center, NASA • conversation
Jan. 22, 2021 ~11 min

Climate change: Trump's Paris withdrawal was 'reckless' - John Kerry

US Special Envoy on climate John Kerry says President Trump's Paris pull-out endangered lives.

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Jan. 21, 2021 ~3 min

Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules loses in court, opening a door for new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as 'a series of tortured misreadings' of US law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules loses in court, opening door for new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as "a series of tortured misreadings" of U.S. law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

Climate change: Biden's first act sets tone for ambitious approach

Re-joining the Paris climate pact is a symbolic and practical first step for the Biden White House.

bbcnews
Jan. 20, 2021 ~6 min

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