World’s largest opinion survey on climate change: Majority call for wide-ranging action

The results of the Peoples’ Climate Vote, the world’s biggest ever survey of public opinion on climate change are published today. Covering 50 countries with over half of the world’s population, the survey includes over half a million people under the age of 18, a key constituency on climate change that is typically unable to vote yet in regular elections.

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Up-trending farming and landscape disruptions threaten Paris climate agreement goals

Irvine, Calif., Jan. 27, 2021 — One of President Joe Biden’s first post-inauguration acts was to realign the United States with the Paris climate accord, but a new study led by researchers at the University of California, Irvine demonstrates that rising emissions from human land-use will jeopardize the agreement’s goals without substantial changes in agricultural practices.

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Soil health is as environmentally important as air and water quality, say microbiologists

In a new report from the Microbiology Society, experts from around the UK and Ireland urge microbiologists to engage with farmers and other stakeholders to improve soil health

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