The burning of fossil fuels also harms us directly by contributing to a variety of diseases, many of them life-threatening.
Longevity is key to sustainability, simply because it limits replacement and maintenance.
Peatlands cover just 3% of the Earth’s total land surface, yet store over one-third of the planet’s soil carbon.
A new EU Environment Agency briefing details how COVID is showing urban planners ways to make permanent change in sustainable design.
It's vital that new conservation areas be set up for all endangered and critically endangered great apes in Africa.
"We know in detail what is happening to our planet, and we know many of the things we need to do during this decade," he said.