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Iraq’s climate stresses are set to worsen

12 November, 2018 − After years of repression, invasion and conflict, Iraq’s climate stresses now threaten new miseries, including more intense heat and dwindling rainfall.

World lacks enough plants for healthy diet

5 November, 2018 − Guidelines for a healthy diet emphasise fresh fruit and vegetables. Right now, there may not be enough in the gardens to nourish a cooler, healthier world.

Change of diet helps to slow climate change

1 November, 2018 – Think global, buy local – but, better still, choose vegetables and fruit. A change of diet can help save the planet from global warming and climate change.

How Bangladesh can tackle rising seas

29 October, 2018 − Salt levels in the coastal soils of Bangladesh will grow with the rising seas, putting two-fifths of its farmland at risk. Can farmers stay put?

Well-fed world can slow warming too

12 October, 2018 – The well-fed world scientists say is possible by 2050 could also halve global warming emissions. But it would have to lose its appetite for meat.

High-yield farms may save the world

27 September, 2018 – Forget organic agriculture: instead, go for growth, use less land and choose high-yield farms. They may be the best answer to the planet’s needs

Wind and solar power can green the desert

19 September, 2018 – Cover enough ground with wind turbines and solar panels, and you change the local climate, green the desert and could even boost the Sahara’s rainfall.

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