The 2021 report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: code red for a healthy future

Repost from The Lancet – originally published on October 20, 2021. Executive summary The Lancet Countdown is an international collaboration that independently monitors the health consequences of a changing climate. Publishing updated, new, and improved indicators each year, the Lancet…

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To What Extent is Sustainability Addressed at Urban Scale and How Aligned is it with Earth’s Carrying Capacity?

This important research is presented at the pre-print stage: Vigier, M., Ouellet-Plamondon, C. M., Spiliotopoulou, M., Moore, J., & Rees, W. E. To What Extent is Sustainability Addressed at Urban Scale and How Aligned is it with Earth’s Carrying Capacity?….

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[New publication] Sustainability planning, implementation, and assessment in cities: how can productivity enhance these processes?

Just published in Discover Sustainability – access full article here (it’s Open Access)! Abstract In this “urban century”, planetary realities and increased environmental and social awareness have led to significant international agreements and the recognition that local communities play a…

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[Scientists’ warning article] Why Do Society and Academia Ignore the ‘Scientists Warning to Humanity’ On Population?

As a signatory of the Scientists’ Warning since 2017, I am sharing this article to raise awareness on the interconnected issues of population, consumption, and growth economy that impact our planet today – in some cases (e.g. species extinction) irreversibly….

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