Revenge of the polluters: A scourge of the EPA takes over at the EPA

TO STAND on a pontoon besides the Anacostia River, which runs for 8.5 miles through Maryland and the southern part of Washington, DC, is...

Small-scale farming key to rebooting our ‘flawed’ food system

April 12th, 2019 Far-reaching and lasting support for small-scale food production is key to rebooting Ireland’s flawed food system and addressing runaway emissions by 2030, a conference...

Climate change, myth and religion: Fighting climate change may need stories, not just data

ALEX EVANS is a development wonk with an engaging streak of vulnerability. As an adviser on poor-world economics to Tony Blair’s government in Britain,...

Four overlooked issues at the Bonn climate talks

Developing world negotiators said they were anxious that their core issues could fall off the table as the clock counted down on the Bonn...

India doesn’t report its carbon emissions clearly, so we did

India's carbon inventories lack clarity and up-to-date information, but a new research effort shows where its biggest challenges lie The post India doesn’t report...

Climate talks fight leads to concessions to developing countries

A wrangle over the climate commitments made by rich countries before 2020 has resulted in several concessions to developing countries. Climate talks in Bonn have been...

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