Universities must be considered as not only in crisis but also as drivers of crisis in a world of climate change, biodiversity loss, authoritarianism and deep social and economic inequalities.
Carbon capture technologies have been labelled as a distraction. But as we enter the all-hands-on-deck phase of tackling climate change, they must not be ignored.
Storytelling can be a powerful tool to communicate complicated crises like climate change. Telling relatable and local stories can help motivate people to action.
We need specific action now to make net zero emissions by 2050 possible.
The two leaders ignored the most pressing global issue to concentrate on the status quo issues of security and arms control.
Planting trees can sometimes be a carbon-offset box-ticking exercise, but reforestation is a long-term commitment that supports communities, promotes biodiversity and tackles the climate emergency.
The line between what is normal and what is pathological has blurred. We risk our collective sanity and our planet if we stick to business as usual.
Hearing about climate change prompts people to buy more stuff, which increases their environmental footprint. Rituals that inspire gratitude for nature can help reduce the desire to over-consume.
Symbolic gesture or assertion of state power? Declaring a climate ‘emergency’ walks a fine line between hopeful rhetoric and risk to democracy.
As a zoonotic virus, COVID-19 is itself a symptom of human-influenced climate change. It is also indicative of the humanitarian impact of future environmental crises.
Journalists are better at covering the climate crisis but there’s still room for improvement.
The response to coronavirus shows us that people can still work together to do the right thing.
New research shows changing your lifestyle for environmental reasons can lead you into political action.
The UN’s climate change conference is coming to the UK this year, and former industrial powerhouse Glasgow is just the city to demonstrate its environmental commitment.
What is the climate emergency, and whose climate crisis is it anyway?
Our food, finance, and logistics systems are worringly vulnerable to climate shocks – we can’t rule out collapses within a decade.
Hundreds of Canadian municipalities have declared climate emergencies but many have yet to take action.
Tales of heroic rescues and bush Christmases in Australian fiction of the 19th century describe a time when the fire season was confined to summer.
There are plenty other good reasons to stabilise the global population.
Economic growth and climate change are related. It is time to question the economics and foster discussions about the hard decisions we must make.