Monthly Archives: February 2019

What can a Green New Deal learn from other countries?

From net-zero carbon emissions to transportation fixes, some ideas in the Green New Deal have been tested abroad. A Green New Deal is far from a sure thing. Political challenges are already growing tendrils around the proposal, and it’s not … Continue reading

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Growing up in dirty air ‘quadruples chances of developing depression’

Children who lived in areas with higher air pollution when younger are significantly more likely to have developed major depression by the age of 18, according to research. In the first analysis of how common air pollutants affect teenage mental … Continue reading

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Plummeting insect numbers ‘threaten collapse of nature’

Insects could vanish within a century at the current rate of decline, says global review. The world’s insects are hurtling down the path to extinction, threatening a “catastrophic collapse of nature’s ecosystems”, according to the first global scientific review. More … Continue reading

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