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A report details how tropical storms are fuelling the rise of authoritarian governments through relief aid distributed to citizens in the form of a ‘bribe’
Nationalism might gain political points in certain parts of the world, but for Marco Magrini, it’s going to take a planet-wide approach to solve the real issues
The environmental impact of Bitcoin is higher than its virtual nature might suggest
The idea of the Earth as a self-regulating, living organism was once scorned by the scientific community. But this holistic view has since gained widespread acceptance. On the occasion of his 100th birthday, Geographical revisits our 2000 interview with James…
The fight to save the planet takes off
The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management pledges to achieve net zero emissions by 2030 and declares a climate emergency
Deep sea expert Dr Alex Rogers explains the importance of the ocean’s carbon cycle in regulating life on our planet
In contrast to established wisdom, one group of scientists believe that by factoring in global health benefits, it is possible to decrease carbon emissions and still save money
Parkesine, celluloid and Bakelite – the first three kinds of plastics ever discovered – reshaped the world for the better. Their modern descendants are clogging it for the worse says Marco Magrini
A 50-year look at the activity of aphids, moths, butterflies and birds has revealed some surprising aspects of the UK’s ever-earlier spring
Marco Magrini discovers that hydrogen is back, but hopefully not with a bang
As planetary oil consumption hits the 100-million-barrel mark Marco Magrini looks at an industry that is still thriving due to high demand
New legislation in Florida aims to solve various environmental issues, and prepare the state for a more unpredictable future. But don’t mention the words ‘climate change’
Marco Magrini looks at the financial pressures spilling out into the world’s environment
As another new year beckons and the fight to protect the climate continues apace, Marco Magrini sends a message to the planet we call home
Brazil’s shift to the right of the political spectrum could be bad news for the natural world, suggests Marco Magrini
Most plants thicken their leaves in response to higher carbon levels in the atmosphere – a new climate change model reveals this could have a big impact on global warming
Not just the preserve of flatulent cows, methane is causing problems on a much wider scale discovers Marco Magrini

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