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Covid-19 is highlighting the structural changes society needs for a new, greener economy. Alana Cullen discusses how to achieve a sustainable future, we have to maintain some the changes made under lockdown.Read More
Charities have had to adapt quickly during COVID-19, but they continue to provide invaluable opportunities. Katie Perry writes about the role of the Daphne Jackson Trust in helping people return to STEM careers after a career break.Read More
Lockdown doesn't just effect physical health, but mental health too. Professor Helen Dodd explores the consequences of lockdown on children's mental health, and how to encourage play at home.Read More
Scientists have been working on solar geoengineering technologies that could mitigate some of the effects of climate change, but these technologies come at a cost. Alana Cullen discusses the benefits and issues of geoengineering as a tool in climate mitigation.Read More
The need for a sustainable and healthy food system is becoming more urgent. Francessca Harris and Amy Thomas discuss the possiblilty of turning to a plantetary health diet as the place to start.Read More
Government currently face a critical opportunity to build up a greener, stronger, and more resillient economy. Dr Ajay Gambhir discusses a roadmap for green economic recovery.Read More
Is working from home sustainable in the long-term? Stuart Neaverson discusses the benefits and disadvantages of working from home, focusing on its impact on our carbon footprint.Read More
What can companies do to prepare for and reduce the impacts of climate change? Piers Moore-Ede discusses the steps buisnesses can take to help contribute to lowering carbon emissions.Read More
What are the warning signs of a future crisis? Tom Burke discusses the importance of stopping and listening to the canaries in order to reduce the impact of climate change, before it is too late.Read More
What action does the environment sector need to take to maintain the lowered carbon emissions witnessed during the Covid-19 lockdown? Max Wade writes about the action that must be taken now, to reduce the harmful effects of climate change.Read More