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Rerouting billions in agriculture subsidies could boost global food security
Sustainable food systems need funding, and the billions in subsidies already out there can help.
Autonomous war machines could make costly mistakes on future battlefields
An exclusive first look at a UN Institute Report on the risks of autonomous weapons.
Women are more likely to take COVID-19 guidelines seriously
The global pandemic response has been gendered in multiple ways.
COVID-19 raises the stakes for environmental activists in Colombia
The Indigenous Wayuu people have long battled the Cerrejón coal mine. Now a shortage of water and spike in disease are pushing the community to seek international help.
Trump’s move to pull WHO funds could make the pandemic worse
International collaboration, which the World Health Organization helps provide, is key to getting through a pandemic.
COP25 may be the most important climate change meeting ever—and the US is barely there
It Paris Agreement’s 2020 deadline is looming large.
We can still slash emissions and survive climate change, but we’re running out of time
It’s still possible to avoid the worst-case scenario, according to a new UN report.
The world is striking for climate action on Friday, and teens made it happen
Here's why it matters.
The UN’s devastating extinction report, explained in 5 charts
Unpacking how we got here.
Antibiotics save lives—but misusing them could lead to millions of deaths
According to a new UN report, drug resistance could result in 10 million yearly deaths by 2050.