Glass Wings Blog: Global

200 and counting: Global financial institutions are exiting coal
6 reasons why global temperatures are spiking right now
A decade of declining violence worldwide, except in the USA and Latin America
A global wastewater surveillance program could have stopped the spread of COVID-19, Northeastern researcher says
A Global Web of Chinese Propaganda Leads to a U.S. Tech Mogul
A new trade deal delivers cheaper Australian beef and British sweets – but does little to avert dangerous global warming
African Solutions to Global Problems
Africa’s TB reduction rate falls short amid slowing global progress
After COP27, all signs point to world blowing past the 1.5 degrees global warming limit – here’s what we can still do about it
Almost all species in global shark fin trade to be protected
An epic global study of moss reveals it is far more vital to Earth’s ecosystems than we knew
Antarctic Extremes Are Now Virtually Assured, With Global Ramifications
As heatwaves and floods hit cities worldwide, these places are pioneering solutions
As Russia woos nations to support its war in Ukraine, will fault lines deepen around the globe?
Atmospheric dust may have hidden true extent of global heating
Australia’s cotton farmers can help prevent exploitation in the global garment industry
Australia’s new dawn: becoming a green superpower with a big role in cutting global emissions
Big oil quietly walks back on climate pledges as global heat records tumble
Billionaire investor threatens to pull out of UK amid global outcry at new oil rush
Boom and Bust Coal 2023: Tracking the Global Coal Plant Pipeline
Carbon emissions from global SUV fleet outweighs that of most countries
Carbon removal: why ambitious ‘no nonsense’ plans are vital to limit global heating to 2°C
Chart: Solar installations set to break global, US records in 2023
Children born today will see literally thousands of animals disappear in their lifetime, as global food webs collapse
China wants more people to eat potatoes – how changing national diets could help fix our global food crisis
Chinese Authorities Demand Global Censorship Of Protest Anthem ‘Glory To Hong Kong’
Climate change threatens to cause ‘synchronised harvest failures’ across the globe, with implications for Australia’s food security
Corals are starting to bleach as global ocean temperatures hit record highs
The costly lesson from COVID: why elimination should be the default global strategy for future pandemics
Council adopts new rules to cut deforestation worldwide
COVID remains a global emergency, the World Health Organization says, but we’re at a transition point. What does this mean?
COVID-19 Fueled Record-Breaking Investments in Global Health
Culture of Repair Connects Educators and Students Worldwide
Dam collapse a global problem as waters may poison Black Sea, Zelenskiy says
Death Valley approaches global heat record as US reels from extreme weather
Debunking migration myths: the real reasons people move, and why most migration happens in the global south
Do phrases like ‘global boiling’ help or hinder climate action?
Dollars and chainsaws: Can timber production help fund global reforestation?
earth :: a global map of wind, weather, and ocean conditions
‘Era of global boiling has arrived,’ says UN chief as July set to be hottest month on record
EU agrees to push for worldwide phaseout of fossil fuels at COP28
Europe’s banks helped fossil fuel firms raise more than €1tn from global bond markets
Even temporary global warming above 2°C will affect life in the oceans for centuries
‘Everything is fake’: how global crime gangs are using UK shell companies in multi-million pound crypto scams
The first photograph of the entire globe: 50 years on, Blue Marble still inspires
Five options for restoring global biodiversity after the UN agreement
Food, feed and fuel: global seaweed industry could reduce land needed for farming by 110m hectares, study finds
Fossil fuel emissions to peak within two years as global decarbonization picks up steam
From mangroves to fjords, coastal ecosystems can take up or emit greenhouse gases. But globally, they’re a vital sink
Global air pollution is a major health risk
Global average sea and air temperatures are spiking in 2023, before El Niño has fully arrived. We should be very concerned
Global calls to revoke ‘misleading’ sustainable farming certification for salmon in Tasmania’s Macquarie Harbour
Global climate policy forecast predicts ‘well below 2°C’ Paris Agreement climate goals will be met
Global coal use in 2022 is reaching an all-time high, but Australia is bucking the trend
Global corporate power is ‘out of control’, but reports of democracy’s death are greatly exaggerated
Global Ecosystems Risk Collapsing Decades Before We Predicted
Global Fund partnership achieves record breaking results, with 59 million lives saved since 2002, thanks to U.S. investments
Global heating likely to hit world food supply before 1.5C, says UN expert
Global heating making extreme rain and catastrophic flooding more likely
Global Inequality in Well‐​Being Has Decreased across Many Dimensions
The Global Jukebox
Global Peace Index Map » The Most & Least Peaceful Countries
Global pollinator losses causing 500,000 early deaths a year – study
Global Risks Report 2023
Global shipping is under pressure to stop its heavy fuel oil use fast – that’s not simple, but changes are coming
Global temperature rises in steps – here’s why we can expect a steep climb this year and next
Global warming is changing Canada’s boreal forest and tundra
Global warming to bring record hot year by 2028 – probably our first above 1.5°C limit
Global Wind Report 2023
The Great Convergence: Global Equality and Its Discontents
Hawaii’s climate future: Dry regions get drier with global warming, increasing fire risk
Hike the Stairizona Trail in Globe
Historic UN conference marks watershed moment to tackle global water crisis and ensure water-secure future
How butterflies conquered the world: a new ‘family tree’ traces their 100-million-year journey across the globe
How China is increasing its influence in central Asia as part of global plans to offer an alternative to the west
How disappearance became a global weapon of psychological control, 50 years on from Chile’s US-backed coup
How prisons, drug smugglers and the war in Ukraine made Australia's DroneShield a global success
How Saudi Arabia came to be at the centre of a global golf merger
How Scientists From the “Global South” Are Sidelined at the IPCC
How the circular economy can help us stay within planetary boundaries
Hypertension, diabetes, stroke: they kill more people than infectious diseases and should get a Global Fund
The inconvenient truth of global warming in the 21st century
India secretly works to preserve reputation on global Democracy Index
Inside the Global Race to Tap Potent Offshore Wind
Intergenerational report highlights the threat of a hotter, less productive Australia due to global warming
Investors and unions press Labor to invest $100bn to compete in global green economy
Is Unconditional Basic Income a Trap Being Laid by Global Elites to Control and Enslave Us All?
Legal Right to Free Education Grows Globally
LGBTQ+ people are facing increasing persecution globally, but refugee status is still extremely hard to get
‘Looming global health crisis’: urgent action needed to prevent spread of drug-resistant superbugs, CSIRO says
Mad world: global flashpoints to watch in 2023 in the era of ‘polycrisis’
Made in America: how Biden’s climate package is fuelling the global drive to net zero
Many global corporations will soon have to police up and down their supply chains as EU human rights ‘due diligence’ law nears enactment
Marshall Islands, a nation at the heart of global shipping, fights for climate justice
Measles is now an imminent global threat, WHO and CDC say in a new report
Measles: why the World Health Organization has declared it an ‘imminent global threat’
New global biodiversity fund to restore nature worldwide by 2030 officially launches
New report shows alarming changes in the entire global water cycle
New Research Reveals Scale and Success of Seabird Recovery Efforts Worldwide
New results from NASA’s DART planetary defence mission confirm we could deflect deadly asteroids
‘No one is talking about it’: the cruelty of long Covid in the global south
‘No one wants to be right about this’: climate scientists’ horror and exasperation as global predictions play out
Non-native English speaking scientists work much harder just to keep up, global research reveals
Of 16 Billion Mobile Phones Possessed Worldwide, 5.3 Billion will Become Waste in 2022
On its 100th birthday in 1959, Edward Teller warned the oil industry about global warming
Our model suggests that global deaths remain 5% above pre-covid forecasts
Peak in global oil demand ‘in sight before end of decade’
Phosphorus supply is increasingly disrupted – we are sleepwalking into a global food crisis
Planetary boundaries assessment of deep decarbonisation options for building heating in the European Union
The planet’s burning. Can the Global South save it?
‘Rarest of the rare’: B.C’s newest conservancy protects globally imperilled rainforest
Renewable energy deployment surge puts global power system on track for the IEA’s ambitious net-zero pathway
Research reveals who’s been hit hardest by global warming in their lifetime - and the answer may surprise you
Researchers: We've Underestimated The Risk of Simultaneous Crop Failures Worldwide
Saudi Arabia Angles to Keep Oil at Centre of Global Economy
Switzerland votes to adopt a global minimum tax
UN adopts new global rules to reduce chemicals harm
The UN and the multilateral system are in crisis – what the Global South must do
UNESCO adds 18 new sites to its global geoparks network
US behind more than a third of global oil and gas expansion plans, report finds
Vaccine hesitancy is one of the greatest threats to global health – and the pandemic has made it worse
Visualising the global flow of 35 million refugees
‘Vulkan files’ leak reveals Putin’s global and domestic cyberwarfare tactics
Warming oceans are disrupting the entire global weather ecosystem
We are poised to pass 1.5°C of global warming – world leaders offer 4 ways to manage this dangerous time
We're on The Verge of Breaching a Key Global Warming Limit
What are ‘planetary boundaries’ and why should we care?
What the sci-fi blockbuster Wandering Earth II can teach us about China’s global and local aspirations
What this year’s El Niño means for wheat and global food supply
Why Russia pulled out of its grain deal with Ukraine – and what that means for the global food system
Why taxing the world’s biggest companies at 15% won’t fix the gaping hole in global tax rules
Wild bird feeding surged worldwide during lockdowns. That’s good for people, but not necessarily for the birds
Will Ukraine be able to win over the Global South in its fight against Russian aggression?
Worldcoin is scanning eyeballs to build a global ID and finance system. Governments are not impressed
The world’s carbon price is a fraction of what we need – because only a fifth of global emissions are priced
The world’s worst animal disease is killing frogs worldwide. A testing breakthrough could help save them
WWF and Ørsted in new global partnership to unite action on climate and ocean biodiversity
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