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Where the ‘radical change’ in sustainable investing is going next

Two years ago, not a single institutional investor had made a goal to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions. Today,…

Why climate advocates should think more like investors

I recently heard a Hidden Brain podcast that changed how I think about money.  The show talked about “money scripts”…

Methane, water, birds, pollution — how can rice farmers tackle trade-offs?

This article originally appeared as part of our Food Weekly newsletter. Subscribe to get sustainability food news in your inbox every Thursday.…

Is Algeria Still Defined by its Liberation Struggle?

Soldiers of the National Liberation Army during the Algerian War of Independence, 1958. Museum of African Art (Belgrade)/Wiki Commons. ‘The war gave…

This is the future climate hawks want to see

The latest CCC report may paint a bleak picture but it also again highlights how a cleaner, healthier, and more…

Soaring fertilizer prices are an opportunity for more sustainable farming

Farmers are coping with a fertilizer crisis brought on by soaring fossil fuel prices and industry consolidation. The price of…

Satellite imagery helps us understand how rivers suddenly change course

Throughout history, important cities around the world have flourished along river banks. But rivers can also be destructive forces. They…

Chimú wooden litter bearer found in Peru

Archaeologists have discovered a wooden sculpture depicting a litter bearer of a ruler of the Chimú culture at the Chan…

Persian Poetry with Shahzad Bashir

This week, Danièle speaks with Shahzad Bashir about the absolutely massive tradition of medieval Persian poetry, what it has in…

Laments for the Fall: Constantinople and Tenochtitlan in counterpoint, with Eleni Kefala

A conversation with Eleni Kefala on the fall of two empires, the Byzantine and the Aztec. What role did these…