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For years, China was the go-to destination for exporting the West’s refuse material. But with an import ban now in place for everything from plastics to e-waste, and a growing global population producing an ever-greater amount of rubbish, what exactly…
As a new decade begins, Marco Magrini wonders if the 2020s could be make or break for when it comes to fixing the environment
Large-scale air travel is under public scrutiny, and refusing to fly is increasingly in vogue, but can not dismantling the aviation industry really be justified?
For years, China was the go-to destination for exporting the West’s refuse material. But with an import ban now in place for everything from plastics to e-waste, and a growing global population producing an ever-greater amount of rubbish, what exactly…
Across the EU, emissions from aviation are increasing and passenger numbers are on the up. As Germany raises the taxes it imposes on passengers, Geographical asks whether these sums can really make a difference
As polluting rich nations court global catastrophe at UN climate talks, Europe’s 2050 carbon neutrality target embraces 3˚C of warming as best-case scenario
Alarmingly, nothing unexpected happened in Madrid
Protestors from the global south were physically removed yesterday from the Madrid climate conference. However, a civil society armed with climate science refuses to be left out in the cold
Climate NGOs point fingers at nations holding back climate crisis efforts
The Paris Agreement has reached adolescence. Its final stages of development require consensus on the highly contentious Article Six
A report presented at COP25 highlights the trouble with tourism, but does the future of holiday travel cast an even darker shadow?
For the 25th time in history, the United Nations has convened for its annual two-week summit, trying to collectively solve the climate crisis. But is the will there to make real change?
Marco Magrini wonders if the annual gathering of world leadership on environmental matters can make any real impact following its rushed relocation
A review of climate crisis coverage in the global media has revealed that rich countries and poor countries take a very different approach to environmental reporting
The link between China’s economic growth and increased pollution has come to an end, but the path to sustainability is far from complete
An analysis of nine year’s worth of lightning data, covering two billion strikes has led to some unusual discoveries about the phenomenally powerful ‘superbolt’
When getting on ‘board’ with sustainability is the entire goal
Excessive use of nitrogen-based fertilisers is contributing to numerous environmental problems, but a more balanced approach is necessary if the world’s growing population is to be fed

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