How smart cities are revolutionizing how we tackle heat

A cooler look at Singapore Heatwaves are becoming an ever-increasing threat to humankind. A new study shows that by 2100, heatwaves may threaten as many as three in four people,

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Bananas and their Political Influence: The Dark History of Chiquita

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits worldwide: they are tasty and have many health benefits. While you can find bananas from different brands in most supermarkets, the one

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Wind of change or bureaucratic desolation? The future of wind energy in Europe

When asked to name a piece of good news from 2020, most of us would probably struggle to find the positive amidst the death, danger and desperation. One thing that

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Nut Zoom: Cashews

Every so often, one gets engaged in a nutfull discussion on which nut variety one is most likely to pick from one of those student-loved nut mix packages to be

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Nature is being given legal personhood

In a first for Canada, the Minganie municipality, the Innu council of Ekuanitshit, and several environmental groups have set a legal precedent by granting legal personhood to the Magpie River

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Nord Stream 2: Controversy, Bluff and Serious Considerations

A vision, a major construction work, and sanctions – Nord Stream 2 in three words. Estimated to be operational by early 2020, the pipeline remains incomplete due to increasing tensions

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The non-state side of IR: Can multinational corporations turn palm oil sustainable?

“No, I don’t use that product because it contains palm oil, which is not environmentally friendly.” Most of us will have said or heard some variation of this sentence at

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We Need to Talk About Climate Migrants and We Need to Talk About Them Now.

As Climate Change intensifies, Climate Migrants become more of a terrifying reality. Already crippled by the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus, Guatemala and other Central American countries are facing

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Analysis: Is it ethically justified to have children?

We are all aware that ice caps are melting, rainforests are being felled or burned down, and the ozone layer is depleting. The number of conflicts in the world is

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Common Agricultural…Fraud? Why the European Common Agricultural Policy needs improvement

We all need it, we all benefit from it, yet when asked to pay 5 cents more for our milk at the supermarket, we are quick to forget about it:

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