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Climate

New project to reduce young people’s climate anxiety

Young people who are committed to environmental issues and believe in research and change find it easier to tackle environmental problems without feeling a sense of hopelessness.

Svält

Climate

Historical climate research can prevent future famines

By studying past famines, we can get better at predicting and minimising hunger crises in the future. Researchers are investigating how changes in the climate and other global factors affect the risk of food shortages.

Valet i USA

Climate

U.S. election results pivotal for climate change

As wildfires rage in California, the election campaign in the United States is entering its final phase. The election on 3 November will determine whether Donald Trump gets to continue running the country, or whether Joe Biden will take the helm. The outcome of the election will have a decisive impact on climate change.

Värmeböljor

Sustainable cities

Heatwaves challenge urban planning

In the future, we can expect more and longer heatwaves. This means rising death rates and more health problems if we don’t take action. Researchers are now looking for answers on how we can best prepare for the heat – and there’s no time to lose. Temperatures are already rising.

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.