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Coronavirus is a ‘sliding doors’ moment. What we do now could change Earth’s trajectory

New research reveals which sectors of the global economy fuelled the emissions decline during COVID-19. We have a narrow window of time to make the change permanent.
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El coronavirus, un punto de no retorno: lo que hagamos ahora puede cambiar el rumbo del planeta

Una nueva investigación analiza los sectores económicos responsables de la caída global de emisiones debida a la COVID-19. Tenemos una pequeño margen de tiempo para hacer el cambio permanente.
Le 11 mai 2020, à Saint-Malo, marquage d’une piste cyclable. Damien MEYER/AFP

Covid et baisse des émissions de CO₂ : une nouvelle étude fait le point secteur par secteur

De tout récents travaux du Global Carbon Project montrent dans le détail les effets de la pandémie et du confinement sur l’économie mondiale.
Rosa Gutierrez Lopez from El Salvador has been living in sanctuary in a church for a year due to a deportation order. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

Why Latino citizens are worrying more about deportation

About 48% of Latino US citizens fear deportation for themselves, their loved ones or their communities. That's up from 41% in 2007.
Humans are barraged by digital media 24/7. Is it a problem? Bruce Rolff/Shutterstock.com

Screen time: Conclusions about the effects of digital media are often incomplete, irrelevant or wrong

Most of us spend hours each day glued to some type of screen for work or play. But is that a bad thing? Has anyone got the data to figure it out? Now is the time for 'The Human Screenome Project.'
Coal emissions are falling, but gas and coal use are strongly rising around the world. EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH

Global emissions to hit 36.8 billion tonnes, beating last year’s record high

Carbon emissions will hit a record high for the second year in a row, but there is a small silver lining: the rate of emissions growth has slowed dramatically.
Le 25 juillet, marqué par un record de chaleur dans la capitale, les Parisiens se réfugiaient autour des quelques ilôts de fraîcheur de la ville, comme ici, à Trocadéro. Dans la zone autour de la Tour Eiffel, la mairie entend créer d'ici 2024 un parc de 50 hectares. Bertrand Guay/AFP

La nature ne doit plus être l’oubliée des projets d’aménagement urbain

Face à la multiplication des risques environnementaux, il est nécessaire d’introduire davantage de nature dans les villes pour tenter de les rendre plus résilientes.

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