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In 2006, housing prices in the US hit an all-time high, fuelled by speculation, exuberant spending, and high demand despite a rapidly falling supply. When some homeowners were […]
As city populations grow, so does the scale of urban risk, and cities are becoming increasingly vulnerable to human, social, and economic losses. Climate investments are crucial in […]
For centuries, the high latitudes of the Arctic have remained inaccessible to humans. Despite the region’s wealth of extractable resources and diversified shipping routes connecting the world’s continents, […]
A recent analysis by the Zoological Society of London found that over half of the 100 most significant tropical timber and pulp companies do not publicly commit to protecting biodiversity […]
On Monday, August 9, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first section of its three-part Sixth Assessment Report, with the rest to be published in […]
While many fires throughout the history of the US have been started by careless human actions, they have in recent years become more ferocious because of the climate […]
The climate crisis is accelerating at an unprecedented rate, and we are not ready for it. While the crisis has many factors that play a role in its […]
Diplomacy is complicated. It can be much easier for countries with competing economic, political or military interests to disagree with each other rather than find a mutually agreeable […]
As people around the world become more aware of the importance of their daily choices and purchases, many businesses, too, are becoming more sustainable in how they operate […]
Despite recurring instances of ecological degradation linked to the oil industry, whether it is from oil pollution or general practices, major corporations seem to evade liability with excessive […]
On September 25th, Earth.Org had a conversation with Simon Winchester, prolific journalist, writer and traveller. Simon is best known for his New York Times-bestselling books, including The Professor […]
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