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Climate

Climate change can encourage the spread of disease

Nowadays, we are focusing most of our attention on halting the progress of Covid-19. But more diseases await us around the corner – ones that are likely to spread as temperatures rise.

Climate

“All decisions must be made from a sustainability perspective”

We have ten years to achieve the UN’s sustainable development goals, but will we make it? The outlook sure seems gloomy, but it’s not impossible. Extrakt has spoken with one of the authors behind the Global Sustainable Development Report 2019 evaluation.

Social sustainability

“Continuing aid is of the essence”

The world’s economies are crashing, and the coronavirus could double the number of people suffering from acute hunger. The pandemic is reinforcing global injustices and there is only one way forward – cooperation. Extrakt has spoken with the highest ranking Swede in the UN.

Flour

Chemicals

Can fluoride affect children’s development?

You probably already know that fluoride prevents tooth decay. Yet a number of alarming messages are circulating about the negative impact of the substance on children’s health. What’s really true, and what should we make of the fluoride issue?

Mobilspårning

Social sustainability

Digital surveillance in the fight against corona

Several European countries have started using mobile phone surveillance as a weapon to fight the coronavirus. This method is now also being discussed in Sweden. Researchers warn against relaxing the rules and approaches in times of crisis that have been instituted to protect democratic rights.

Fiskebåt Thailand

Social sustainability

Slave-like conditions in Thai fishing industry under investigation

Sustainable fishing is not just about viable fish stocks in healthy seas. One major – and often overlooked – issue is the social sustainability of the fishing industry.

Abborre

Water

The best fish for your body and the environment

From a climate perspective, fish are usually a more sustainable alternative to meat. But not all fish are equal in this respect. Researchers at RISE, the Research Institutes of Sweden, have created a list showing which species are the best when weighing climate perspectives against nutritional perspectives.