carbon tunnel vision

Carbon tunnel vision: climate change needs an inter-connected response

If we achieve net-zero emissions yet overlook, because of carbon tunnel vision, human rights, or fail to safeguard biodiversity, what will this mean for the wellbeing of people and the planet?
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The important benefits from transporting goods by hyperloop

The realization of a hyperloop network for goods between the provinces of North and South Holland in the Netherlands will cause a one-million-tonne reduction in CO2 emissions and could lead to a significant improvement in air quality. This…

Crops globally will suffer from climate change within 10 years

Climate change may affect the production of crops like maize (corn) and wheat by 2030 if current trends continue, according to a new international study that included researchers from IIASA, NASA, and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact…
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The third Urban Greenhouse Challenge is about creating social change

This year’s Urban Greenhouse Challenge will look at all the ways in which an urban farming site can tackle the lack of access to affordable and nutricious food.
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This new process makes fertilizer from bioplastic

Japanese scientists produced fertilizer from bioplastic. Their findings pave the way towards sustainable circular systems that simultaneously address issues such as plastic pollution, petrochemical resource depletion, and world hunger.
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These are the winners of the EU Sustainable Energy Awards

The best European clean energy projects and leaders received top recognition at the EU Sustainable Energy Awards ceremony. Five winners took home awards in their respective categories.
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Solar and wind power too slow to stop climate change

Wind and solar power develop too slow and virtually no country is moving sufficiently fast to avoid global warming of 1.5°C or even 2°C.
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Swedish sharing cities take a lead on the sharing economy

The national program Sharing Cities Sweden has placed much focus on how city governments can facilitate the sharing of things, services, places and mobility.
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Prince William’s Earthshot Prize important for climate innovation

Earthshot Prize 2021 in London has shown the world the importance of backing, inspiring and acting on breakthrough environmental solutions.
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The largest floating windfarm is now delivering power to Scotland

The 50 MW Kincardine Offshore Windfarm is now the largest floating windfarm on the planet. It is located 15 km off the coast of Aberdeenshire