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We are living in an age of accelerating crises. Businesses need to respond to current crises, be better prepared for future crises, and address their contribution to these crises in the first place.
Weary hunters return from an expedition with little to show for it in the 1565 Dutch painting, Hunters in the Snow.
Pieter Bruegel the Elder
The little ice age unleashed famines and revolutions which tested the very bonds of society.
‘Fashion fasts’ are a great way of challenging fast fashion by helping us question how many clothes we really need and reducing fashion consumption.
Climate marches, like this one in Glasgow during the COP26 climate conference in November 2021, can help people move from worry to action.
AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Instead of asking about optimism, it’s time to ask what we as citizens are going to do about climate change.
We know how to build a truly zero carbon house. So why are we not doing it, on a massive scale?
In Berlin new cycle lanes were installed a record 10-days, rather than the months it took before COVID.
Agencja Fotograficzna Caro / Alamy Stock Photo
Residents across the world have seen how the pandemic has ushered in changes – shall and big – to the way their cities look and function.
Preparing young people for their future requires teachers to be climate change educators, but the federal government has resisted its inclusion in the curriculum. It’s up to states to take the lead.
EPA-EFE/Royal Canadian Air Force
Compound climate disasters are likely to become more common as the Earth warms.
Laure Rees-Smith,/C40 Cities
As well as helping to save the planet, climate action provides huge opportunities to enhance people’s health, security and economic prospects.
Welcome to an entirely new understanding of the world.
Charles Darwin’s ideas about diversity of plants being stronger together is inspiring today’s ecologists: here the Sand Walk outside Darwin’s home in Kent.
Charles Darwin’s ideas about diversity of plants growing together is now inspiring researchers create healthier forests.
Boris Johnson, Ursula von der Leyen and Joe Biden led the pledge to cut methane emissions.
Cutting methane emissions by 30% will help slow climate change in the short-term but could compromise longer-term goals.
We discovered that the 12 largest petrochemical companies announced 88 new projects between 2012 and 2019: new and expanded facilities that will likely operate for decades, ramping up carbon emissions.
As heat levels increase, mental health conditions are likely to worsen.
Research shows how heat can have negative effects on emotional states, mental health conditions and aggressive behaviours.
Coastal erosion and dwindling resources driven by tourism are some of the challenges facing the Maldives.
The Maldives is facing coastal erosion, overdevelopment and a tide of plastic pollution.
What effect does youth climate activism have on negotiations such as COP26 in Glasgow?
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This is a transcript of part 4 of Climate Fight: the world’s biggest negotiation, a series from The Anthill podcast.
Leonardo DiCaprio, right, speaks with Earth scientist and deputy director of NASA’s Goddard Sciences and Exploration Directorate, Piers Sellers, for the climate change documentary, ‘Before the Flood.’
(Flickr/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
Many popular climate change documentaries rely on white male narrators and experts, reinforce social stereotypes and provide unbalanced coverage of the regions most affected.
City-level climate talks are often dominated by those who carry social privilege.
Research shows white male voices tend to dominate climate discussions - this must change if we are to halt environmental destruction.