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The new plastics resolution is a big step forward, but on biodiversity and climate, we’re falling far behind, says Marco Magrini
Dependence on fossil fuels is damaging to the world in so many ways, including by empowering acts of war, says Marco Magrini
If governments are to reach the promised 45 per cent cut in global emissions by 2030, they must take plants and photosynthesis into account, says Marco Magrini
With energy bills soaring across Europe, Marco Magrini examines what a market-based approach to fossil-fuel faze out will really mean 
Mark Maslin is a professor of climatology at University College London and author of Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction
Greenwashing is rife, making it difficult for consumers to judge companies accurately, says Marco Magrini
After 20 years, only 20 carbon capture and storage facilities are operating commercially. It’s time for a better plan, says Marco Magrini 
The results of the G7 were disappointing; world leaders need to show more ambition, says Marco Magrini
Big Oil is facing more pushback than ever before, but prolific misinformation still threatens climate goals, says Marco Magrini 
If governments and large energy companies fulfil their promises, we can decarbonise by 2050 Marco Magrini
We’re running out of time to tackle climate change, but there are some hopeful signs that politicians will take action, says Marco Magrini 
The end of overpopulation? With scientific evidence suggesting that fertility is being affected by pollution, Marco Magrini notes that overpopulation isn’t the problem it once was
Jyoti Fernandes is an agroecological farmer based in Dorset and coordinates the policy, lobbying and campaigning work of the Landworkers Alliance, a British small-farmers union
Marco Magrini shares his views on the government's new White Paper on Energy
Joe Biden’s entry into the White House is good news for the Earth’s biosphere says Marco Magrini
Our climate analyst Marco Magrini thinks richer nations should compensate poorer ones for the impacts of climate change to avoid deepening inequalities. Tackling the damages of Covid-19 will place more pressure on them to do so, he says
Science and technology are making incremental steps to a cleaner world, but Marco Magrini is hoping for something much bigger 
An uncertain future makes predicting it big business says Marco Magrini

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