COP27 and moving forward with climate change responses
This week: we talk to Christopher Wright about COP27 and how to move forward with responses to climate change.
What in the world happens if we run out of sand?
The UN says current sand extraction is leading to a global crisis, so what can be done to protect this vital resource?
It’s a material world but how much can we take? New tool reveals hidden carbon hotspots
Imagine having the whole world’s physical consumption at your fingertips.
The future of sand
This week: the world is running out of sand. The most-exploited resource after water should be recognised as a strategic material and regulated like a mineral commodity
The impending apocalypse happening in plain sight: a response to the latest IPCC report
Is the roadmap to net zero emissions afflicted by the politics of predatory delay?
Sustainable Development Goals more urgent than ever in a post-COVID world
Prior to COVID-19, there were concerns about achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, a worry that has been clearly exacerbated by the pandemic.
On dangerous ground: land degradation is turning soils into deserts
A new international report makes for bleak reading on the state of the world's soils. It predicts that land degradation will displace up to 700 million people worldwide by mid-century.