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In Bali, young people fight against plastic plague that threatens paradise

In Bali, young people fight against plastic plague that threatens paradise

The Indonesia island has long grappled with plastic pollution both on land and in its seas. With the problem growing more acute, local organisations and youths are pushing for a greater role by the government, particularly to centralise...

Fossil-fuel exporters must rethink monetary policy

Fossil-fuel exporters must rethink monetary policy

In the face of the challenge posed by climate change, the focus of monetary policy often seems very short term. Central bankers must break this “curse of horizons” and take decisive steps to address fossil-fuel-related risks.

Climate disruption threatens health and future of all children, commission warns

Climate disruption threatens health and future of all children, commission warns

Children face multiple risks—from global warming to hunger to exploitative marketing—and no country is adequately dealing with these, says a UN-backed report.

UK airports must shut to reach 2050 climate target

UK airports must shut to reach 2050 climate target

With the United Kingdom due to host this year’s round of crucial UN climate talks in November, a new study shows the island country currently has no chance of meeting its own legally binding target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to...