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New research: nitrous oxide emissions 300 times more powerful than CO₂ are jeopardising Earth’s future

Agriculture is the dominant cause for the increasing N₂O concentrations. Emissions must be reduced if we hope to stabilise Earth's climate.
‘The Dyings have been too deep for me,’ Dickinson wrote in 1884. Wikimedia Commons

Emily Dickinson is the unlikely hero of our time

During the last years of her life, Dickinson endured a relentless succession of deaths. And yet the poet was able to confront the depths of loss with courage and hope.
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Las emisiones de metano aumentan peligrosamente: ¿quién tiene la culpa?

Nuestros últimos estudios sugieren que el metano, un gas de efecto invernadero más potente que el dióxido de carbono, se está acumulando en la atmósfera debido a la actividad humana.
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Emissions of methane – a greenhouse gas far more potent than carbon dioxide – are rising dangerously

In Australia, methane emissions from fossil fuels are rising due to expansion of the natural gas industry, whereas agriculture emissions are falling.
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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.
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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.'

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