Culture

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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The Era of Climate Change Has Created a New Emotion

above, an open-cut coal mine looks like some geological aberration, a sort of man-made desert, a recent volcanic eruption, or a k...

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The Infamous 1972 Report That Warned of Civilization’s Collapse

THE COMPUTER MODELING made it plain: If people continued to overextract finite resources, pollute on a massive scale, and balloon...

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The tiny islands leading the green transition

Just off the north coast of Northern Ireland, in the chilly waters of the Atlantic, lies a tiny, L-shaped island called Rathlin. I...

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In Tanzania, Carbon Offsets Preserve Forests and a Way of Life

Deep in the Rift Valley of East Africa, close to some of the most ancient human remains ever unearthed, one of the continent’s l...

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Supply chain issues are getting worse — and climate change is a main culprit

Original publication by Matthew Rozsa for salon.com on 14 May 2022 The baby formula shortage is one manifestation of a supply chai...

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Australia’s ‘Climate Election’ Finally Arrived. Will It Be Enough?

SYDNEY, Australia — A few minutes after taking the stage to declare victory in Australia’s election on Saturday, Anthony Alban...

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Spring time: why an ancient water system is being brought back to life in Spain

High in la Alpujarra, on the slopes of the majestic Sierra Nevada in Andalucía, the silence is broken only by the sound of a stre...

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Young people are on front line of climate change, but they’re not accepting it as an inevitability

In Bellawongarah, sundown is replaced by a moment of silence. Then the "symphony of the evening" begins. The gentle rustling of tr...

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Religious Australians are pushing for climate action, and want church leaders and politicians to get on board

Most religions believe the universe and everything in it is a creation of God or gods, and most demand that we nurture God's creat...

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