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The Inspiring Movement to Build for Climate Resiliency

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org The way we build our structures and organize our cities can have a significant impact ...

Renewable energy innovation isn’t just good for the climate — it’s also good for the economy

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com As the climate crisis escalates, there are urgent and difficult choices that need to be ...

To reverse deforestation and protect biodiversity, build a bioeconomy in the Amazon (commentary)

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com Slowing and reversing deforestation and land degradation in the Amazon requires not only conservation efforts but...

‘Fortress’ conservation policies threaten the food security of rural populations

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com Barriers created by “fortress conservation” — as in the near-total sectioning off of land ...

A New Report Maps Canada’s ‘Daunting’ Path to Net-Zero Carbon

Click here to view original web page at thetyee.ca Canada’s road to net zero by 2050 will be bumpy, winding and “daunting.” That’s the mathematical conclusion...

Articulating a progressive green-growth narrative

Click here to view original web page at www.socialeurope.eu Many voters regard investment in de-carbonisation and socially and environmentally beneficial outcomes as economically harmful. With voters...

Why the carbon tax often costs more in Atlantic Canada

Click here to view original web page at policyoptions.irpp.org Ever since the 2015 UN climate conference in Paris, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has stuck...

Save precious farmland to grow food

Click here to view original web page at www.nationalobserver.com When crumbs of soil from prime farmland sift through fingers of my right hand, I conclude...

Don’t Blame Carbon Pricing for Affordability Challenges

Click here to view original web page at thetyee.ca In fact, Canada’s carbon pricing rebates ease affordability pressures ...

Report: Rush for ‘clean energy’ minerals in Africa risks repeating harmful extractivist model

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com The nonprofit Global Witness investigated lithium mining projects in Zimbabwe, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and...

Meat industry’s moment of reckoning

Click here to view original web page at www.nationalobserver.com COP28, the annual UN summit on climate change, has proven to be a clarifying, historical moment....

Ten top sustainable agriculture stories of 2023

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com Agriculture is a core area of Mongabay’s coverage both because the world must find more sustainable...

Marburg Gathering | Building Bridges for Future-Proof Food Systems

Click here to view original web page at www.resilience.org In early November, the Rural Resilience project was proud to support the European Action-Gathering for Sustainable...

Fundraising in Africa: How Looking Inward Makes the Difference

Click here to view original web page at www.ipsnews.net Across Africa, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) bearing different monikers such as community-based organisations (CBOs), civil society organisations...

The climate crisis will never be solved until humanity breaks its addiction to economic growth, experts say

Click here to view original web page at ricochet.media But serious discussions regarding ‘degrowth’ were ...

Investing in broader threats to human security in Europe

Click here to view original web page at www.socialeurope.eu Public investment has been skewed towards the military in the last...

COP28: Tackling health inequalities must be at the centre of climate action

Click here to view original web page at neweconomics.org Why the first-ever COP Health Day should aim for health equity and ...

We need a climate corps, not more military missions

Click here to view original web page at rabble.ca A climate corps would not only create jobs for youths, but it will also ...

How to get to net-zero by 2050

Click here to view original web page at www.pembina.org The Pembina Institute has used the Energy Policy Simulator to develop an illustrative policy scenario, “Path...

Renewable energy up 40% since 2020, but more is needed

Click here to view original web page at rabble.ca We must leave coal, oil and gas in the ground and shift to an economic system...

The Future of Mining Might Be Smaller than You Think

Click here to view original web page at thewalrus.ca As the world’s demand for metals continues to rise, some are using microorganisms to mine and...

Can Agriculture and Biodiversity Coexist?

Click here to view original web page at www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu To free up land for biodiversity conservation while satisfying growing food demand, techno-optimist narratives suggest...

Small is Beautiful at 50: A call to local activism with global implications

Click here to view original web page at rabble.ca Fifty years later E.F. “Fritz” Schumacher’s book Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if...

Battling desertification: Bringing soil back to life in semiarid Spain

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com Southeastern Spain is experiencing the northward advance of the Sahara Desert, leading to declining rainfall, soil...

A Sustainable Jobs Blueprint

Click here to view original web page at www.pembina.org The effects of climate change are becoming increasingly clear, and countries are beginning to react. To...

Europe’s food systems—long past their expiry date

Click here to view original web page at www.socialeurope.eu To counter the threats posed to climate, biodiversity, human health and ...

How recycling could solve the shortage of minerals essential to clean energy

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com What do silver, silicon and gallium have in common? These expensive raw materials are essential components...

Bike and EV charging infrastructure are urgently needed for a green transition

Click here to view original web page at theconversation.com The green transition is happening too slowly. We are in a climate emergency and it is...

The circular economy: Sustainable solutions to solve planetary overshoot?

Click here to view original web page at news.mongabay.com The current linear production and consumption economic model — labeled by critics as “take-make-waste” — is...

Building Sustainable Communities: Canada urgently needs a Green Buildings Strategy

Click here to view original web page at www.pembina.org Cities and communities are at the frontlines of climate change and Canadians are feeling the day-to-day...
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