Desperate times inspire desperate measures. Researchers are dreaming up a litany of variations to a literally out-of-this-world chemical experiment aimed to reflect the sun's light and cool the planet.
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Drink containers end up in the ocean at a truly alarming rate. Simply paying people a small amount to return them cuts that rate by nearly half, say CSIRO researchers.
Clever marketing or an attempt to nudge consumers in the right direction? WRI's Kevin Moss explains why brands like Patagonia and REI and their stance against the Black Friday sales frenzy is a win for sustainability.
As we face up to the challenges of the coming year, how does the global landscape for sustainable development look? IIED director Andrew Norton offers his thoughts on the key debates and changes we may see during 2018, and what they might mean for IIED's work.