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  • 10 Nov 2021
    Bhavik R. Bakshi

    Climate Change, Sustainable Engineering & Technology

    Edited by Ellie Pawsey, Marketing Executive, Cambridge University Press How can technology help us create a greener future? The UK is hosting the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 October – 12 November 2021. “The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of […]

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  • 5 Jun 2020
    John McNeil

    World Environment Day

    June 5th is World Environment Day, an annual event of the United Nations Environment Programme since 1974.  This year the theme is Time for Nature.  June 5 falls at a hectic time in 2020, with one crisis nested inside another like Russian matryoshka dolls.  The United States is roiling in civil unrest more serious than […]

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  • 14 May 2020
    Serenella Iovino

    Hyperobject COVID-19

    The coronavirus has enormous revelatory power. All at once, it has disclosed issues of social justice and biopolitics, biodiversity and violence, scientific research and global economy. This power, however, involves a risk: focusing exclusively on the virus, people (and governments) might end up neglecting other key issues, first of all climate change. This is a […]

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  • 22 Apr 2020
    Debra Benson

    COVID-19 and Earth Day 2020 – Strange Bedfellows!

    I had been so looking forward to attending the Fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day celebration at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies in the University of Wisconsin, Madison. It was set to be a meticulously coordinated all-day event with leaders in the field of climate change, based around small group breakout sessions, and exhibitor tables. […]

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  • 13 Jan 2020
    Peter Newell

    Global Green Politics

    We need new thinking and new politics if the world is to get out of the mess we are currently in. A new book Global Green Politics provides a tour de force of the contribution of Green politics to building a fairer and more sustainable future. Environmental issues are now firmly on the global political […]

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  • 31 Jan 2019
    Nathalie Pettorelli

    Rewilding: a captivating, controversial, 21st century concept to address ecological degradation in a changing world

    As you’ll hopefully discover, rewilding pushes the boundaries of our comfort zone by forcing us to recognize the dynamic nature of biological systems, and factor in change instead of fearing it. Ultimately, the rise of the rewilding concept is a sign that new approaches are urgently needed to conserve biodiversity and maintain ecosystem services under increasingly unpredictable global conditions, as traditional approaches on their own are demonstrably unfit for the challenges ahead.

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  • 2 Aug 2018
    Will Allen, Kent Messer

    Why Is Strategic Conservation Important?

    Why Is Strategic Conservation Important? In an Interview, Robin Murphy, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, The Conservation Fund asks Will Allen & Kent Messer, Authors of The Science of Strategic Conservation, why strategic conservation is so important.   What is Strategic Conservation? Strategic Conservation helps communities identify their conservation priorities and goals; recommends high impact, […]

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  • 13 Apr 2017
    Christopher Wright, Daniel Nyberg

    Putting Out Fire With Gasoline!

    Christopher Wright and Daniel Nyberg, authors of Climate Change, Capitalism and Corporations: Processes of Creative Self-Destruction, explore how climate change now represents an existential crisis.

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