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World Can Achieve Climate Goals, With All 10 Billion People Prospering


Rona Fried

It can feel overwhelming and even futile when we hear targets like zero emissions by 2050, while population reaches 10 billion and the world’s economy triples in size – how can we possibly stay below 2°C temperature rise? A new tool shows it is possible to meet this goal while ensuring everyone has

Nowhere To Hide From Global Forest Watch


Rona Fried

There’s nowhere to hide now that Global Forest Watch has launched – citizens around the world now have all the information they need to monitor the state of the world’s forests.

Peak Meat Production Strains Land and Water Resources | Vital Signs Online


Michael Renner

Global meat production rose to an estimated 308.5 million tons in 2013, an increase of 1.4 percent over 2012.1 The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) forecasts additional growth of 1.1 percent in 2014 to 311.8 million tons.2 Production is thus reaching new peaks, despite droug

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