Sustainable development

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‘Brands have been getting away with murder’: Stella McCartney and leading fashion figures on the fallout of Cop26
After Glasgow, there is a clamour for fashion companies to increase their commitment to sustainability and supply chain transparency – and for legislation to hold them to their promises

Scarlett Conlon

26, Nov, 2021 @11:04 AM

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No country has met welfare goals in past 30 years ‘without putting planet at risk’
Exclusive: even wealthy nations seen as having good sustainability records use more than fair share of resources, finds study

Larry Elliott Economics editor

18, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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We know who caused the climate crisis – but they don’t want to pay for it | Vanessa Nakate
My country, Uganda, and much of Africa has been battered by climate-related disasters. Cop26 is a chance for the biggest polluters to set up a compensation fund

Vanessa Nakate

29, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Ecofeminism is about respect’: the activist working to revolutionise west African farming
Mariama Sonko is an unstoppable force who continued her work even when she was ostracised by her community in Senegal

Ricci Shryock in Casamance

22, Sep, 2021 @7:01 AM

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‘Everything is changing’: the struggle for food as Malawi’s Lake Chilwa shrinks
The livelihoods of 1.5 million people are at risk as the lake’s occasional dry spells occur ever more frequently

Madalitso Wills Kateta in Zomba, Malawi

30, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Why America needs a Department of the Future | Kim Heacox
For too long we’ve been shortsighted, mistaking our cleverness for wisdom. Now, it’s time for politics to take a longer view

Kim Heacox

27, Aug, 2021 @7:48 PM

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What will our eco-friendly homes of the future look like?
The planet-saving innovations available, and which are most likely to be used in UK houses

Helena Horton

27, Aug, 2021 @11:31 AM

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‘Use your £11bn climate fund to pay for family planning,’ UK told
More than 60 NGOs call for spending rule change, saying people on frontline of climate crisis want greater access to reproductive healthcare

Lizzy Davies

26, Aug, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Back for good: the fine art of repairing broken things
The new right to repair law will push manufacturers to reduce obsolescence. But artists and activists are already challenging the way we reuse and reimagine broken objects

Katie Treggiden

22, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘Sustainable isn’t a thing’: why regenerative agriculture is food’s latest buzzword
Everyone from small farms to McDonald’s is getting involved in regenerative agriculture. Could it point the way to a better future for farming?

Tim Lewis

18, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Alan Dean obituary
Other lives: Founder of the Burning2Learn mentoring programme for young people

Michael Smith

05, Jul, 2021 @4:23 PM

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Australia ranks last for climate action among UN member countries
Australia scores just 10 out of 100 on tackling fossil fuel emissions in new report on sustainable development goals

Lisa Cox

01, Jul, 2021 @9:14 AM

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