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Evidence should be at the heart of climate-friendly policies, but there is real risk that political demands for ‘perfect evidence’ could actually undermine attempts to improve air quality. Credit: Shutterstock

Expert Comment: Let's bring the city centres back to the people

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Learning online: 'We find a substantial overall learning deficit…which arose early in the pandemic and persists over time… The pooled effect…implies that students lost out on about 35% of what they would have learned in a normal school year…This confirms

Children have not recovered learning lost during the COVID-19 pandemic - study

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Many new methods are emerging with potential. Rather than focusing on one or two options we should encourage a portfolio, so that we get to net zero quickly without over-relying on any one method - Dr Steve Smith Credit: Shutterstock

CO2 removal is essential, along with emissions cuts, to limit global warming - report

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water level in Yangtze river - Photo by Zhonghui Yao.

Compound extreme heat and drought will hit 90% of world population – Oxford study

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‘Hand to hand’ app helps poorest with COVID impact

‘Hand to hand’ app helps poorest with COVID impact

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Unemployment affects social trust over time.  Credit: Shutterstock

Expert Comment: Unemployment could undermine social trust in Europe

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Think of the woman fetching water for her family or cooking over a woodstove…she suffers more from the degradation of our natural biomass and water resources than anyone else

Expert comments: COP27 Gender Day

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