President Donald Trump is introducing tariffs on imports to the United States, and the European Union could respond in kind. But this overlooks a key challenge in the 21st Century—ensuring economies respect the planet's natural boundaries. What can Europe do?
The large-scale manipulation of the Earth’s natural systems, known as geoengineering, has been touted as a silver bullet against climate change. Can it truly deliver what proponents of the technology say it will? Barbara Unmuessig examines.
Adopting an industrial agriculture model in the global south is destroying ecosystems, reducing biodiversity and expropriating land. If we are serious about feeding all people and preserving our planet, we must target meat consumption, says Heinrich Böll Foundation's Barbara Unmuessig.
Observers expect the green economy to deliver sustainable economic growth, but this transition will not be automatically achieved through technology and economics alone. Instead, the green transformation is a political task, say experts.