Klimaat

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Report

Europe’s last primeval forests are turning into timber factories

Primeval forests are increasingly included in plans to tackle the climate and biodiversity crisis. They are the best carbon sinks, but they are disappearing rapidly. In the European Union, they are ma ...
Interview

The House is on fire, but we need more than the fire brigade

After a day of global climate action, and just before a crucial Climate Summit at the UN on Monday, MO* sent three pressing questions about the prospects of fast and frundamental transition to a numbe ...
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Interview

Can edible forests stop Brazilian deforestation?

Documentary maker Louise Amand and Wervel launch the documentary Pé na terra . The documentary discusses the Cerrado’s destruction and puts forward a kind of agriculture that makes reforestation possi ...
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Report

‘Hope Army’ of Belgium’s Climate Activists Marches On

8 year old Luca of Leuven should have been at school at this hour. Instead, he is walking along a narrow dirt road leading to Monseigneur Ladeuzeplein. With a placard held firmly in his tiny hand ...
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Opinion

Plastic is poison, and that's that

The government-run organisation Flanders Circular seems to support that “plastic is a valuable resource”. If that is the case, the “plastification of the minds” seems to be alm ...
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Analysis

Artificial glaciers for a Himalayan desert: solution or hype?

From disappearing caps in Greenland to receding glaciers on Mount Everest, ice is the most visible symbol in the debate over climate change. In the high-altitude Himalayan region of Ladakh - located i ...
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Analysis

Peak oil 2.0: demand dries up

With Trump’s inauguration days away, environmentalists are bracing for the worst. After eight years of Obama, with his emphasis on renewable sources, a lot has changed. Despite being surrounded ...
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Report

Protect Yasuni, save the climate

The Yasuni territory in Ecuador is under pressure because of oil reserves found underneath the nature reserve. Here in ParisYasunidos wages action during the climate summit. Their proposal gives a voi ...
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Opinion

Climate Opportunity

Next week, the G7 summit in quaint Schloss Elmau, Germany, will tackle the climate crisis, among many other looming disasters. Tom Kenis looks ahead at this 'climate opportunity'. 'For the eternal opt ...
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News

MO*lecture: Opting for Climate

Qi Ye and Jos Delbeke respond to the question of whether China and the EU can save the world from a climate catastrophe.
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News

Two MO*lectures With Famous Indian Activist Sunita Narain

Sunita Narain is director of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in India , where she has been working for more than 30 years on the relation between ecology and development. She is one of th ...
News

MO*lecture with Jacqueline McGlade and Joachim Spangenberg: A Green Economy within the Limits of Our Planet

Our ecological footprint reaches far beyond what planet Earth can sustain, and if our Western model of consumption and production continues to inspire people from China to Brasil, we will soon need te ...

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