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Global Warming: Why the problem is worse – and solutions simpler – than you thought

Global Warming: Why the problem is worse – and solutions simpler – than you thought

Noted ecologist John Harte offers a fresh take on the dire topic of climate change.

How do you cut through the fog around climate change and get to a solution?

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When thousands of pigs are your neighbors.

In “Wastelands,” Corban Addison tells the extraordinary story of how some North Carolina residents stood up to a meatpacking company polluting their communities.
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Climate risks to trade and food security: implications for policy - SEI

Read policy insights from a groundbreaking assessment of climate risks to international trade in six major commodities.

What would happen if we stopped using plastic?

Plastic has seeped into every aspect of our existence. Can we live without it? In hospitals alone, the loss of plastic would be devastating.

Government failure to boost energy efficiency ‘inexplicable’, says IEA
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Government failure to boost energy efficiency ‘inexplicable’, says IEA

Saving energy is ‘utterly essential’ to cut bills, end reliance on Russian oil and gas and slash emissions says agency.

IVL and Trioworld to evaluate sterilization of healthcare waste recycling

The goal is to verify that even classified healthcare plastic waste can be recycled safely in the future.

Role of Behavioral Medicine in Addressing Climate Change-Related Health Inequities
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Role of Behavioral Medicine in Addressing Climate Change-Related Health Inequities

This paper calls upon behavioral medicine to address factors that contribute to structural racism and other underlying causes of climate-related health inequities.

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