Electric cars emit less CO₂ than gas cars. But to get maximum benefits, we need to decarbonise our electricity quickly.
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Reducing fertility rates in low income countries will hardly make a dent in global CO₂ emissions.
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We will need to mine millions of tonnes of minerals to transition to low-carbon energy. But we're currently mining billions of tonnes of fossil fuels…
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People are looking for perfect solutions, but they’re not going to find them. Waiting for the perfect fix is the same as doing nothing. Let's not wait.
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The energy transition has been hailed as a path to energy security. But is this true, or do a few countries hold most of the world's minerals?
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The world has enough lithium, but we need to scale up production this decade.
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The Amazon is the largest forest in the world, and home to some of its most diverse ecosystems. We need to protect it, which means ending deforestation…
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December 2022

The cost of lithium-ion batteries has fallen by more than 98%.
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More than half of young people think "humanity is doomed" due to climate change. We need to reframe the narrative from doom and sacrifice, to one of…
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A recent paper claimed that 'food miles' accounted for 20% of food emissions. But this is wrong.
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November 2022

Meat substitutes let consumers reduce their meat intake with simple changes to their diet. But are they really better for the environment?
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Global per capita CO₂ emissions probably peaked a decade ago.
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