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  • World hunger on the rise as 820m at risk, UN report finds July 15, 2019
    Eliminating hunger by 2030 is an immense challenge, say heads of UN agenciesMore than 820 million people worldwide are still going hungry, according to a UN report that says reaching the target of zero hunger by 2030 is “an immense challenge”.The number of people with not enough to eat has risen for the third year […]
    Sarah Boseley Health editor
  • World leaders have 'a lot to answer for' over damning figures on education July 9, 2019
    Former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark condemns complacency as Unesco data shows one in six children won’t be in school by 2030World leaders have “a lot to answer for” as new figures reveal that governments are failing to give all children an education, and that by 2030 one in six children won’t be […]
    Lucy Lamble
  • Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters June 16, 2019
    Michael Stone on the reality of Britain’s consumption, Celia Forsyth on support for fossil fuel projects, Gemma Cantelo on making cities greener and Stephen Martin on the sustainable development goalsTheresa May is deceiving us, either deliberately or through ignorance, with regard to the goal of reducing carbon emissions to zero by 2050 (May puts 2050 […]
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  • The Fashion Transparency Index: 2019 report ranks world's biggest brands April 24, 2019
    The index shines the spotlight on who is disclosing what in the fashion industryAdidas, Reebok and H&M are among the brands leading the way when it comes to transparency in their supply chain, a new report has found. The Fashion Transparency Index has rated 200 of the world’s biggest brands (chosen on the basis of […]
    Scarlett Conlon
  • Arresting the climate change catastrophe | Letters April 17, 2019
    Readers share their views on Extinction Rebellion, activism and the importance of implementing systemic change to prevent an ecological catastropheOur unsustainable lifestyles and commitment to perpetual economic growth have become the major drivers of climate change and loss of biodiversity on Earth (Only rebellion will prevent an ecological apocalypse, 15 April). Our politicians fail to […]
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