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No single pathway to the sustainable development space

Thirty years ago, the UN report Our Common Future placed sustainable development firmly on the international agenda. A new and ambitious book, The Imperatives of Sustainable Development, takes the ethical foundations of Our Common Future and builds a model that emphasizes three equally important moral imperatives: satisfying human needs, ensuring social justice, and respecting environmental limits.

Human health under threat by extreme heat and air pollution

Extreme heat and high levels of air pollution create a major and immediate threat to human health. How should climate research respond?

CICERO rates world’s largest bank

The world's largest bank, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, has chosen CICERO to review its first green bond.

Clarification on recent press coverage of Nature Geoscience paper

A number of articles have asserted that our recent study in Nature Geoscience indicates that global temperatures are not rising as fast as predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and hence that action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is no longer urgent. Both assertions are false.

Halfway to doubling of CO2 radiative forcing

The doubling of atmospheric CO2 concentrations has become a standard experiment in climate science, and a convenient way of comparing the sensitivity of different climate models.

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