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Climate Action

World breaches critical 1.5°C warming threshold 12 months in a row, and other nature and climate stories you need to read this week

Top nature and climate news: Temperatures 1.5C above pre-industrial era average for a year; Renewables growth rate insufficient; Floods sweep across South Asia.

Tom Crowfoot

July 17, 2024

Silhouette of man fishing against a sunset on an island in the Sento Inland Sea: Art festivals can revitalize different business sectors in ageing and depopulated rural communities.
Economic Growth

Art festivals are revitalizing ageing communities in rural Japan. Here's how

Regional art festivals like Echigo-Tsumari revitalize Japan's ageing rural areas by boosting local businesses, new residents and community pride.

Naoko Tochibayashi and Mizuho Ota

July 17, 2024

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