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Beyond your doorstep: What you buy and where you live shapes land-use footprint

Beyond your doorstep: What you buy and where you live shapes land-use footprint

In recent years, the attention of scientists and environmentalists has turned toward how population growth and urban expansion are driving habitat loss and an associated decline in ecosystem productivity and biodiversity. But the space people directly occupy is only one part of the land-use puzzle, according to new research.

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We’re taking coronavirus seriously. What if we did that with climate change?

We’re taking coronavirus seriously. What if we did that with climate change?

There are a lot of parallels between the coronavirus and climate change. Both are existential threats that are directly affected by individual choices and actions but need coordinated, global action to slow them down. Both will hurt or kill the most vulnerable people.

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Rising tide: priced out in Miami

Rising tide: priced out in Miami

Miami is often seen as ground zero for the impacts of climate change in the U.S., but the fallout goes well beyond flooded streets.

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Greenland’s melting ice raised global sea level by 2.2mm in two months

Greenland’s melting ice raised global sea level by 2.2mm in two months

Analysis of satellite data reveals astounding loss of 600bn tons of ice last summer as Arctic experienced hottest year on record.

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Is a world without trash possible?

Is a world without trash possible?

The vision of a “circular economy”—where we use resources sparingly and recycle endlessly—is inspiring businesses and environmentalists alike.

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New approach to sustainable building takes shape in Boston

New approach to sustainable building takes shape in Boston

A new building about to take shape in Boston’s Roxbury area could, its designers hope, herald a new way of building residential structures in cities.

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This winter in Europe was hottest on record by far, say scientists

This winter in Europe was hottest on record by far, say scientists

This winter has been by far the hottest recorded in Europe, scientists have announced, with the climate crisis likely to have supercharged the heat. The EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) data dates back to 1855.

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Half of the world’s beaches could disappear by the end of the century, study finds

Half of the world’s beaches could disappear by the end of the century, study finds

Climate change poses an existential threat to the world’s sandy beaches, and that as many as half of them could disappear by the end of the century, a new study has found. The study was published Monday in the scientific Journal Nature Climate Change and was conducted by scientists from the European Commission’s Joint Research Center, as well as universities in Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands.

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As Gulf swallows Louisiana island, displaced tribe fears the future

As Gulf swallows Louisiana island, displaced tribe fears the future

Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana. Photo source: ©© Maitri Excerpts; It’s all but assumed Isle de Jean Charles will one…

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