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Warming earth threatens to release huge amounts of carbon – UN agency

Warming earth threatens to release huge amounts of carbon – UN agency

Improving the condition of the planet's soils will not only boost food production and help end global hunger, it will also enable soils to securely seal massive amounts of carbon and help abate the impacts of climate change.

As Thailand ramps up its palm oil sector, peat forests feel the pressure

As Thailand ramps up its palm oil sector, peat forests feel the pressure

Thailand is aiming to increase its domestic palm oil production by up to 50 per cent over the next nine years while at the same time trying to reclaim encroached peat forest from smallholders.

How disgust stops us from living sustainably – and how to stop it

How disgust stops us from living sustainably – and how to stop it

The "yuck factor" protects us from potential harm; but it has also become an obstacle to more sustainable living. University of Sheffield's Philip Powell shares how to overcome disgust and make more sustainable lifestyle choices.

How corruption fuels climate change

How corruption fuels climate change

What's driving the low levels of commitment and ambition among governments to reduce carbon emissions? It could be the corrupting influence of vested interests, say Heinrich Böll Foundation's Lili Fuhr and Global Witness's Simon Taylor.