Saturday, July 24, 2021

How Colonialism’s Legacy Makes it Harder for Countries to Escape Poverty and Fossil Fuels Today

Written by: Patrick Greiner While fossil fuels were powering wealthy nations’ economic growth in the 19th and 20th centuries, many countries across the Global South remained largely impoverished. Today, all that...

Maria Espinosa and Izabella Teixeira: We Need a New Relationship Between Humankind and Nature

https://youtu.be/n80OB_qJmdU Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we're joined by María Espinosa, President of the 73rd...

Podcast: Princess Esméralda of Belgium, journalist, documentary‐maker, environmental activist, and President of the King Leopold III Fund for Nature Exploration and Conservation

https://youtu.be/rjzJ2-rFHi8 Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to Common Home Conversations. Today we are joined by Princess Esméralda of Belgium, journalist,...

Podcast- John Hewson: These are the Top 10 Megarisks to Civilization

https://youtu.be/oGy4stoloQ8 Interview TranscriptTranscribed by Otter AI Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to The Planetary Podcast. Today we are joined by Dr. John Hewson, former leader...

Meet the Farmers Helping to Reforest Timor-Leste

Written by: Andrew Mahar High in the mountains of Timor-Leste, a group of subsistence farmers earn an income by planting trees, leading the way to a future of self-determination for their families and local communities. The...

Podcast: Angela Pozzi, Founder and Artistic Director of the Washed Ashore Project

https://youtu.be/hjqssBiecw0 Kimberly WhiteHello and welcome to The Planetary Podcast. Today we are joined by Angela Pozzi, Founder and Artistic Director of the Washed Ashore Project. Thank you so...

Meet Coté Castañeda, the Recycling Expert that Connects People and Companies Contributing to the Circular Economy

This profile is published in collaboration with Level Magazine Coté Castañeda is an industrial and civil engineer, and she is a dreamer and visionary of the circular economy, sustainability, and green businesses focused on recycling processes. Currently, she...

Climate Campaigners Enlist Football Fans in Support

Written by: Alex Kirby For many football fans − British ones, at least − no match day is complete without its traditional fuel: a (meat) pie and a pint (of beer, naturally). Good luck, you may think, to the...

Podcast: Kimberlee Centera, President and CEO of TerraPro Solutions

https://youtu.be/KvDYYVoloxk Today's episode of The Planetary Podcast features Kimberlee Centera, President and CEO of TerraPro Solutions, a risk mitigation consultancy for the development and financing of large-scale...

This 100% Natural Material is Being Used to Mop Up Ocean Pollution

Written by: Alex Thornton What happens to hair after it’s been trimmed? Usually, the piles of clippings are simply swept off the floor and discarded. But if you’re at a salon or barbershop in...

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Four Ways to Tackle the Climate and Biodiversity Crises Simultaneously

Written by: Pete Smith, Camille Parmesan, and Mark Maslin A landmark report by the world’s most...

Greenland Halts New Oil and Gas Exploration to Combat Climate Change

Written by: Kimberly White  Greenland has suspended all new oil and gas exploration in an effort to combat climate...

Nature Protection is a ‘Win-Win’ for Biodiversity and Economy, Could Prevent Nearly $3 Trillion...

Written by: Kimberly White  Nature protection policies are beneficial for both biodiversity and economies, according to a new report...