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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Change career by going green
It's easy to see the long-term potential of the environmental sector, but how easy is it to move into a "green-collar" job?
Debate 2.0: How can green technology transfer be encouraged?
Can the world collectively develop essential green technologies for a sustainable future?
Africa looks to a green future
In the run-up to Rio+20, countries across Africa are realizing that green growth makes economic as well as environmental sense.
What’s the electricity forecast for Tokyo today?
As temperatures soar while electricity supply is still short, Japan will face an energy demand management challenge this summer.
Preparing for glacier disaster in Pakistan
As glaciers retreat they can put villages in the valleys below at great risk. A climate change adaptation fund seeks to prevent future catastrophes.
Debate 2.0: Will expanding ‘human security’ improve people’s lives?
In his ‘Sustainable Planet’ column, Jacob Park asks whether thinking about global governance in terms of ‘securitization’ is wise.
OS Homo Sapiens 2.0: New human software coming soon?
New interpretations of our terrestrial existence have the potential to justify the rescuing of the Earth's climate and eco-systems.
Smart and just grids: Options for sub-Saharan Africa
There is an opportunity to learn from the experience of industrialised countries and leapfrog to equitable and inclusive grid development.
US military goes to war with climate sceptics
The Pentagon recognises the threat posed by climate change, even if American politicians do not.
Deserts prove fertile ground for renewable energy
Change is in the air in northern Africa and energy policy is also undergoing a revolution.
Carbon governance in Asia: bridging scales and disciplines
Understanding Asia's economic and development diversity is crucial to ensuring the world addresses climate change.
Climate, food and the connectivity paradox
Complex systems science can help us understand the drivers of today’s climate challenge.
Wind industry sees big potential for little turbines
Wind turbines are getting bigger and bolder, but those small enough for backyards or rooftops could potentially slash more emissions.
IPCC says renewable energy can power the world
A new UN report says renewables could supply 80% of the world's energy, If governments pursue the right policies.
Tetsunari Iida on the renewable future of Japan
A former nuclear researcher/engineer has a radical but straightforward idea — that Japan can go 100% renewable.
Nauru confronts developed world over climate change
This island state's permanent representative to the UN calls for climate change action.
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