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Why 2020 to 2050 will be ‘the most transformative decades in human history’

by Eric Holthaus, One Zero Highlights A study from UC Berkeley illustrates that climate catastrophes will onset violence such as domestic abuse and even civil wars, setting up the potential collapse of many countries  Conflict avoidance is ingrained into the world’s climate response, by refocusing on creating an ecological society, our care of the planet … Read more

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Green infrastructure can be cheaper, more effective than dams


by Daniel Cusick, Scientific American Highlights A new report from the National Wildlife Federation and Allied World suggests that nature-based solutions to extreme weather events could save more money and result in less disaster-related damages compared to engineered projects such as dams, levees, and sea walls The use of nature-based infrastructure, such as living shorelines … Read more