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October-December 2018 (ONE)

In this number the following articles are present:

Ozone pollution in US national parks is nearly the same as in large cities (The Conversation)

“Another glorious day, the air as delicious to the lungs as nectar to the tongue” John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra (1911) Most...

Dallol (ONE Team)

Dallol is a village located in the Danakil Desert, northern Ethiopia. Known as the hottest place year-round on Earth, Dallol holds the official record for...

How land under solar panels can contribute to food security (Frank Jossi)

At a recent solar energy conference in Minneapolis, attendees unwound at happy hour tasting free pints of a local honey-based India Pale Ale called “Solarama...

Mapped: The US nuclear power plants ‘at risk’ of shutting down (Carbon Brief)

Nuclear power plants generate more than half of the US’s low-carbon electricity. However, record low gas prices associated with the US fracking boom have made...

Australia is running out of fuel (Mike Hosey)

Last week, it emerged that Australia was just 43 days away from completely running out of fuel. That would mean people aren’t able to fill...

Oceania: the politicians fiddle, the Pacific burns (Jez Abbott (ONE team))

It was a black moment, standing before the Australian parliament clasping a lump of coal in a pose of denunciation. Scott Morrison made headlines with...

The Great Inequity of Climate Change (Eusebio Loria (ONE Team))

Climate change is a multifaceted phenomenon but is also iniquitous. It affects the most disadvantaged countries harder. In a papal encyclical letter called “Laudato Si”...

Ice melting is too silent to disturb policy makers’ sleep (Alice Masili (ONE team))

In the Paris Climate Agreement, where member states agreed to limit the increase in average global temperature to values significantly lower than 2 degrees Celsius...

Planet or plastic? (Johanna North)

Out of sight, out of mind, they say. I’m originally from Finland, a country that prides itself on having the purest air in the world,...

Grass Lawns are an Ecological Catastrophe (ONE Team)

Are American lawns beautiful visions of nature? Or ecological calamities? Unfortunately, the grass leaves in our parks leave havoc in their wake. Lawns are extremely...