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What is sustainability accounting? What does ESG mean? We have answers

Leanne Keddie, Carleton University Sustainability is a hot topic today due to increasing awareness of…...

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Why the UK needs to stop exporting plastic waste

Steve Fletcher, University of Portsmouth The world produces a vast amount of plastic. Global plastic…...

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Black Friday: so many online returns end up in landfill – here’s what needs to happen to change that

Erica E.F. Ballantyne, University of Sheffield and Jonathan Gorst, Sheffield Hallam University Two of the…...

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The best fiction of 2022: Zoe Gilbert’s Mischief Acts and reclaiming the myths of the natural world

Joe Bedford, University of Leicester Every culture, by and large, has its myths of the…...

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4 signs of progress at COP27

Rachel Kyte, Tufts University Something significant is happening in the desert in Egypt as countries…...

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If more houses had water butts, it could help with drought, flooding and water pollution

Liz Sharp, University of Sheffield; Kiera Chapman, University of Sheffield, and Ruth Quinn, Atlantic Technological…...

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Climate change will force up to 113m people to relocate within Africa by 2050

Nicholas P. Simpson, University of Cape Town Adapting to a world that is warmer than…...

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COP27: Which countries will push to end fossil fuel production? And which won’t?

Philippe Le Billon, University of British Columbia; Nicolas Gaulin, Wageningen University, and Päivi Lujala, University…...

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COP27: five things to expect from this year’s UN climate summit

Jen Allan, Cardiff University The world’s leaders are gathering for another global climate meeting, this…...

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COP27: a year on from the Glasgow climate pact, the world is burning more fossil fuels than ever

Mathieu Blondeel, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick The burning of fossil fuels caused 86%…...

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