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Is the Qatar FIFA World Cup really carbon neutral?

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar organizers have billed the event as the first carbon-neutral tournament in history. But critics say th...

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Forest regeneration that earned multimillion-dollar carbon credits resulted in fewer trees, analysis finds

Projects meant to regenerate Australia’s outback forests to store carbon dioxide have been awarded millions of carbon credits ...

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Can you trust the label? Fast fashion under increasing scrutiny over greenwashing

Laura McAndrews has seen and heard some things that the fashion industry wouldn't want the public to know. For many years, it was ...

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This Ancient Grain-Sowing Method Could Be Farming’s Future

The traditional practice of mixing crops was nearly wiped out by industrial agriculture, but maslins are poised for a comeback....

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Atlantic overfishing was already a problem. Then Brexit happened

It’s a calm summer afternoon off Fraserburgh in northern Scotland, and Luke Duthie is hunting mackerel. His 8-metre-long (26ft)...

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Athletes are speaking up against fossil fuel sponsorship. Why now?

In the last week, Australian cricket captain Pat Cummins, the Fremantle Dockers AFL club and the Diamonds netball team have all ma...

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Climate change: Can an enormous seaweed farm help curb it?

Imagine a huge seaweed farm the size of Croatia floating in the South Atlantic between Africa and South America. Spinning in a nat...

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An Australian startup is “growing” water for drought-parched California

Water is California's most precious commodity these days, as the state endures a drought that scientists are calling the worst ...

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The aspiring ‘coral factory’ restoring reefs wrecked by climate change

Coral Vita, a for-profit company, aims to grow corals up to 50 times faster than in nature, improve their resilience to climate ch...

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Can Europe decarbonise its heavy industry?

SWEDISH STEEL is considered the world’s toughest. It may soon become its greenest. In Boden, a town near the Arctic Circle, a s...

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Billionaire No More: Patagonia Founder Gives Away the Company

A half century after founding the outdoor apparel maker Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, the eccentric rock climber who became a relucta...

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How sustainable are fake meats?

If you’re an environmentally aware meat-eater, you probably carry at least a little guilt to the dinner table. The meat on our p...

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