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A first vision of a Common Food Policy

IPES-Food presents a plan to transform the European Union food system, including proposals for 80 policy reforms and a new governance architecture.
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In pursuit of net-zero farming

Slashing agricultural greenhouse gas emissions is a tricky balancing act: we will need to use all the tools available, while making sure we do not sacrifice other environmental interests along the way.
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We need to work less to tackle climate crisis

People across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according to a study.
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1.5-degree lifestyles

A new report “1.5-Degree Lifestyles” evaluates the implications of the Paris Agreement from a lifestyle perspective. It analyses scientific emission ...
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A 4°C temperature rise

An average heating of the entire globe by 4°C would render the planet unrecognisable from anything humans have ever experienced.
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Doha Amandment must be ratified

The United Nations is encouraging governments to ratify as soon as they can the amendments relating to the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol ...
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Science confirms that students are right – we can act now

State-of-the-art Climate Model “One Earth” backed by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation maps out a feasible pathway to keeping global warming below 1.5°C – joining the dots between energy strategies and nature conservation measures for the first time.
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Faster melting ice-sheets

Research shows that the tipping point for long-term melting of polar regions and high-mountain glaciers could be close.
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Greenpeace Energy wants to buy coal business and replace it with renewables

The Hamburg-based green electricity provider, Greenpeace Energy, wants to shut down RWE’s coal power plants and replace them with 8.2 GW of wind and solar systems.
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EU needs net zero emissions by 2040

In order to stay within the limited carbon budget that is left, the EU will need to reduce its domestic greenhouse gas emissions by at least 3 per cent per year.
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