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Faster, further, fairer: Putting people at the heart of tackling the climate and nature emergency

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Topic: Environment

As mayor, Sadiq Khan must reinvent London as a global green city

Dear Mr Khan, You will have a stacked in-tray of challenges on your first day in City Hall – from the housing crisis to transport – but one of the fundamental issues that will determine the...

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London: Global green city

The mayor of London elected in May 2016 will face formidable environmental challenges. London’s air pollution is lethal and illegal, responsible for more illness and premature deaths than alcohol or...

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All I want for Christmas... Notes from the Paris talks

This time last year I was asked to write a 15-word prediction for 2015. I wrote: It begins: cold, dark, unknown. It ends: cold, but brighter. Hope that warming can end. That hope was predicate...

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Zero-carbon London: A plan for the next mayoral term

London is not on pace to meet its current emissions target, a 60 per cent reduction by 2025. We call on the next mayor of London to pick up the pace – and provide a plan for how they could pursue an...

Publication Environment Report

Another one bites the dust

In a matter of months, two of the poster boys of the conservative Anglosphere have been consigned to history. In September, Tony Abbott, the prime minister of Australia, was dumped by his own...

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Filthy shades of grey

When I first visited the Chinese city of Chongqing in 2006, the smog was so bad that the street below was barely visible from the window of my high-rise hotel room. China's extraordinary growth –...

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