Spotlight: Peter Cusack

Louise Gray speaks to Peter Cusack about a sensory project bringing a new dimension to environmental storytelling.

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NI 522 - China in charge - November, 2019
Illustration: Andy Carter

What if... cities became car-free?

Vanessa Baird on how to turn a toxic bane into a liberating blessing.

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NI 522 - China in charge - November, 2019
Illustration: Peter Reynolds

What we cannot avoid

Jeremy Seabrook surveys a political landscape riven with virulent nostalgias which obscure an essential conflict – how to reconcile the needs of the planet with the necessities of economics?

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NI 521 - Who owns the sea? - September, 2019

Climate regulator

Without the ocean, climate change would be happening much faster.

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NI 521 - Who owns the sea? - September, 2019
Photo: Banjo Emerson Mathew

Temperature check

Ecological breakdown is in the spotlight. Danny Chivers outlines five ways to seize the moment.

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NI 520 - The right to the city - July, 2019
Gary Bentley was laid off after 12 years working down the mines in Letcher County, Kentucky.Photo: Lance booth

Life after coal

Can we move away from fossil fuels without destroying the communities that rely on them? Sam Adler Bell looks to the devastated US coalfields of Appalachia.

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019
Photo: Johannes Plenio on Unsplash

First-class lifeboats

The super-rich are preparing for doomsday. Only problem is, the rest of us aren’t invited. Tom Whyman explains.

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019

Footsteps disappear

Lifestyle changes are no substitute for collective action. But personal carbon-cutting still matters – it’s a powerful way to signal the climate emergency to those around us, move the needle on policy and set bigger cultural changes in motion. Mike Berners-Lee lays out an nine-step carbon detox.

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019

World in motion

In order to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C, over 80 per cent of known fossil-fuel reserves simply cannot be burned. As political systems fail, Danny Chivers writes about the social movements are targeting mines, rigs, infra­structure and investment to keep carbon in the ground. Illustrations: Jason Ngai.

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019
Illustration: Nadia Akingbule

‘Real education happens outside the classroom’

Pacific Climate Warrior Brianna Fruean and Anna Taylor of UK school strikes movement talk what inspires them and how to avoid activist burnout. Conversation moderated by Hazel Healy.

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019
How do we get to zero-carbon emissions?

How do we get to zero-carbon emissions?

Current emissions; Halving by 2030; Policies to zero by 2050.

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019

Action & info

Climate science; Transition policy; Action; Listen.

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019
There’s still time to mitigate the worst effects of climate change. Can we pull it off?Photo: Sandra Kaas/Unsplash

Habitable Earth

There’s still time to mitigate the worst effects of climate change. Can we pull it off? Hazel Healy makes the case for conditional optimism.

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019
View from America: The new climate moment

View from America: The new climate moment

Mark Engler on the US's Green New Deal. What does it mean for for America, and beyond?

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NI 518 - Building a new internationalism - March, 2019
Photo:  Stuart Mitchell / Alamy

Five climate struggles to watch in 2019

Danny Chivers reports on the key environmental struggles to keep track of in the coming year.

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NI 517 - Trade in Turmoil - January, 2019
Illustration: Steve Munday

Pigs that cross...

In talks about trade, something vital is omitted: the environment.

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NI 517 - Trade in Turmoil - January, 2019
In Nigeria pressure on natural resources driven by climate stress, alongside government. The link must be broken with Religion and climate change.Photo: Stefan Heunis/Getty

Temperature check

Development practitioner Adesuwa Ero urges religious leaders in rural Nigeria to rethink their views on climate change before it's too late.

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NI 516 - The dirt on waste - November, 2018
Photo: Bernardo Galmarini / Alamy

Temperature check

The latest news from those fighting against climate change, from Costa Rica going fossil-free to the suspicious creation of ‘low carbon’ kerosene.

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NI 515 - Making peace in a world at war - September, 2018

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Article title From magazine Publication date
China in charge November, 2019
China in charge November, 2019
Who owns the sea? September, 2019
Who owns the sea? September, 2019
Who owns the sea? September, 2019
The right to the city July, 2019
How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
Building a new internationalism March, 2019
Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
The dirt on waste November, 2018
Making peace in a world at war September, 2018
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