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January-March 2021 (ONE)

In this number the following articles are present:

What Joe Biden’s US election victory means for climate change (Josh Gabbatis)

Joe Biden’s US election victory has been hailed as a significant turning point in US policy on everything from racial injustice to the Covid-19 pandemic. But there are few...

Warmer climate and Arctic sea ice in a veritable suicide pact (Dana Nuccitelli)

Their ‘death spiral’ is a vicious melting-warming feedback, leading to more melting of snow and ice and still more warming, an ongoing cycle. Think of...

Are forests the new coal? Global alarm sounds as biomass burning surges (Justin Catanoso)

The forest biomass industry is sprawling and spreading globally — rapidly growing in size, scale, revenue, and political influence — even as forest ecologists and...

The plastic myth and the misunderstood triangle (Kate Raynes-Goldie)

Of all the plastic we’ve ever produced, only 9% has been recycled. So what happened to all that plastic you’ve put in the recycling bin...

Hydrogen: where is low-carbon fuel most useful for decarbonisation? (The Conversation)

Is hydrogen the lifeblood of a low-carbon future, or an overhyped distraction from real solutions? One thing is certain – the coal, oil and natural...

Wildfires’ toxic air leaves damage long after the smoke clears (Katheryn Houghton)

When researchers arrived in this town tucked in the Northern Rockies three years ago, they could still smell the smoke a day after it cleared...

Climate literacy is essential for effective change (Sarah Lazarovic)

We need to make it easier to understand basic climate science and emissions reductions. We know less than we think we know about climate. And we...

China’s new carbon neutrality pledge: what next? (Dialogo Chino)

Experts react to President Xi’s statement that China will up its climate ambition by striving for carbon neutrality by 2060. In a virtual address to...

Ring out the old, ring in the new (ONE Editor)

Now is the time to plant the seeds of innovation. The pandemic has been too global and too prolonged to be considered just one of...

The green and the black (Toby Lockwood (ONE Team))

As the profound global impact of Covid-19 continues to unfold, those whose job it is to forecast the future have had to scramble for their...

Big Green Apple: forbidden fruit, no more (Eusebio Loria (ONE Team))

The science behind climate change is self-evident: the burning of fossil fuels is the largest contributor to human-caused climate change. Climate change is a worldwide...

From Dust Bowl to Climigration (ONE Team)

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. Dust Bowl Ballads by Woody Guthrie. Hurricanes and floods in the Southeast. “When the Levee Breaks” written by...

Wind blows, hydrogen goes (Alice Masili (ONE team))

The future of travel will not only belong to battery-powered vehicles. Climate-neutral synthetic fuels are another promising option, and the focus of a pioneering new...

Navajo Generating Station (ONE Team)

A triple fraud. The leasing, the compensation, the ending. The story of the Navajo Generating Station is also the story of the Native Americans tricky...