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Centering biodiversity and social justice in overhauling the global food system

“The food system is the single largest economic sector causing the transgressing of planetary boundaries.”

STOCKHOLM—With new evidence that human activity has pushed beyond limits needed to preserve ecosystems, the impact of food systems across the globe needs to be reassessed, according to scientists.

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Space tourism poses a significant ‘risk to the climate’

Rockets launched by billionaires Elon Musk and Richard Branson emit black carbon in the stratosphere, where it is 500 times worse for the climate than it is on earth.

Sweden's green revolution in response to climate change

A boom of renewable-powered industries have found a home in northern Sweden, fueling the country’s ambitions of a fossil-free economy.

What does sustainable travel mean?

Most people want to support sustainable tourism, even though the concept remains fuzzy.

Climate anxiety is widespread among youth—can they overcome it?

Millennials and Gen Z have grown up on a different planet with tougher choices than their parents. Accepting that is the first step in avoiding despair.

Fashion brands pause use of sustainability index tool over greenwashing claims

H&M has suspended its use of product labelling tool, The Higg Materials Sustainability Index.

As heat rises, who will protect farmworkers?

This year, Oregon adopted the most stringent heat protections for outdoor workers in the country. The new standard has been praised by advocates, but industry is already pushing back.

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