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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.

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“The war in Syria more than a climate conflict”

The severe drought between 2007 and 2009 has been highlighted as a reason for the war breaking out in Syria. Lina Eklund, researcher at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University, believes that the situation is more nuanced. Using satellite images, she wants to shift the focus from the drought to how we can avoid this happening again.

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They lose out as fossil fuels are phased out

To achieve the climate goals, we’ve got to slow down the extraction of fossil fuels. This will have major consequences for some regions. A new research project is giving voice to those who will be affected when oil, coal and natural gas are phased out.