Green spaces can save lives
This article looks at how green spaces have a remarkable ability to protect people from heat-related illnesses, especially under longer and more intense heatwaves.
Climate report: 'Uncharted territory' imperils life on Earth
Sadly, our current efforts in combatting climate change are falling short. Scientists urge transitioning to a global economy that prioritizes human well-being and curtails overconsumption and excessive emissions.
Awe-inspiring science can have a positive effect on mental wellbeing
How people use science as a source of spirituality and its connection with their sense of wellbeing.
Living in a disadvantaged neighborhood affects food choices, weight gain and the microstructure of the brain
This article looks beyond the environments in which we live and choices we make, and discusses the far reaching influences on our brains' development.
Increased female and youth legislative representation may improve ESG performance
Females and youth are currently underrepresented in many parliaments.
Media coverage of climate change research does not inspire action
“Research on human behavior shows that fear can lead to behavioral change in individuals and groups, but only if the problem presented is accompanied by solutions.”
Company culture shapes willingness of workers to act sustainably
“If companies can create an environment where their workers feel they can express their values, they could end up with happier and more engaged workers.”
When the media believe that a firm is really green
When firms make their environmental policies public, they can get favorable media coverage only if their narrative contains accepted signals of conformity and distinctiveness.
Climate and geography develop spiritual connections between giant trees and human beings
For hundreds of thousands of years human societies have recognized relatively large trees and given them significant sociocultural roles.
Benefits of big city life - only for the elite
“The higher-than-expected economic outputs of larger cities critically depend on the extreme outcomes of the successful few."
Key policies for degrowth in the fight against climate change
"Production is organized around the interests of capital accumulation rather than around human well-being [resulting] in a system that overuses resources and yet still fails to meet many basic human needs".
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