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Parts of world on brink of ‘sustained heat’ beyond human tolerance decades earlier than expected, researchers warn

Parts of world on brink of ‘sustained heat’ beyond human tolerance decades earlier than expected, researchers warn

“Intolerable” heat and humidity caused by global warming had been expected in the coming decades, but now researchers have found that the crisis is already here. A new study identifies thousands of previously rare or unprecedented bouts of extreme heat and humidity are taking place now across the world in Asia, Africa, Australia, South America and North …

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Coronavirus and the Universal Basic Income

Coronavirus and the Universal Basic Income

The furlough scheme was an extraordinary move from a Conservative government and an essential underpinning for the incomes of millions of people. The suggestion that British people have become addicted to the scheme is offensive to those who face destitution without it but it also ignores the fact that furlough is …

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Potentially Fatal Combinations of Humidity and Heat Are Emerging Across the Globe

Potentially Fatal Combinations of Humidity and Heat Are Emerging Across the Globe

Potentially Fatal Combinations of Humidity and Heat Are Emerging Across the Globe U.S. Gulf Coast Among Regions Hit With Conditions Not Expected for Decades Most everyone knows that humid heat is harder to handle than the “dry” kind. And recently, some scientists have projected that later in the century, in parts of …

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A first win in our plastics fight in Antwerp

A first win in our plastics fight in Antwerp

Taking a stand against unnecessary plastic – our first win in Antwerp The EU is fighting to move away from single-use plastics. And while lawmakers wage war with lobbyists to do so, petrochemicals company Ineos is gearing up to build a €3bn plastics refinery in the Port of Antwerp, sitting …

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‘Radically imagining what the future could look like’

‘Radically imagining what the future could look like’

News on climate in the time of coronavirus Subscribe today Hey there, Hope you are holding up OK, wherever you are. The news seems to keep getting more bleak and surreal (really not sure the murder hornets were necessary). But while it sometimes feels as if we’re endlessly tumbling down …

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Newsom Moves To Protect Kids From Pesticide Drift As Homes Become Classrooms

Newsom Moves To Protect Kids From Pesticide Drift As Homes Become Classrooms

Calls for New Approach to Agriculture in California ‘Transition Away From Harmful Chemicals’ SAN FRANCISCO – Gov. Gavin Newsom has issued sweeping new enforcement guidance requiring county agriculture commissioners to tighten regulations of pesticide use near residences to protect children from spray drift who are now home due to the …

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Kibardin shares creative recycled paper furniture designs

Kibardin shares creative recycled paper furniture designs

Creating furniture is an age-old art form that has incorporated standard materials such as aluminum, wood and rattan. However, one artist has perfected a way to use another prolific material, cardboard, into furniture designs, and he’ll show you how to use it too. Continue reading below Our Featured Videos Vadim …

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Garnaut predicts renewables to boom on cheap money as coal loses out

Garnaut predicts renewables to boom on cheap money as coal loses out

Leading environmental economist Professor Ross Garnaut has predicted the current economic crisis will lead to growth in renewable energy at the expense of coal, and has argued Australia should not fear taking on debt to fuel a green economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The global economic crisis spurred by …

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Global leaders urged to develop a just and resilient world

Global leaders urged to develop a just and resilient world

Representatives of the World Future Council from all continents have signed a letter to world leaders in which they outline recommendations and calls for immediate targeted actions required to rebuild a resilient and just world now and after the Covid-19 pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic shows how fragile the current international …

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