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(USA/Economic Sanctions/Environment) Economic sanctions are damaging the environment (Al Jazeera)

Barney Bartlett, Shirin Hakim President Joe Biden has been elected on a promise, among others, to move the United States towards an ambitious new climate agenda – a feat that will require a radical transformation of thinking and practices across all areas of American policymaking. https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/2/15/economic-sanctions-are-damaging-the-environment

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(Environment) Beyond the Beirut explosion: The many dangers of ammonium nitrate (Al Jazeera)

Marcos A Orellana https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/2/4/beyond-the-beirut-explosion-the-dangers-of-ammonium-nitrate-use

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(Environment) Nature is our most precious asset – we must all act now to save it (WEF)

Kristian Teleki https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/02/nature-is-our-most-precious-asset-form-of-wealth-and-safety-net/

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(Environment) 2020 did not actually help the environment. Here’s how 2021 could (Marie Quinney, Gabriela Martinez, WEF)

The COVID-19 pandemic saw wild animals roaming empty streets and a drop in emissions in many places around the world. Yet these improvements to nature are unlikely to remain, and the environmental crisis is set to worsen in the year ahead. Here’s how to create a net-zero, nature-positive recovery. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/01/davos-agenda-environment-net-zero-emissions-nature-positive-recovery/