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Chemistry has always had a central role in the provision of food and energy, materials and medicines. Recent years have increasingly seen chemistry research move towards environmentally friendly, sustainable products and processes.
Image: Erin Dewalt, Lauren Robinson, David Schilter, Rachael Tremlett
Anthropogenic climate change is a scientific fact. Without immediate action, we are unlikely to meet the target goal of minimizing global warming to 1.5° C. This collection highlights the importance of human behaviour in climate action, mitigation and adaptation.
Biodiversity is being lost globally, at devastating rates. The 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention of Biological Diversity will finalise a global biodiversity conservation framework for 2020-2050.
The oceans have trapped one-third of the carbon dioxide emitted by human activities since the 1980s. They are home to 50-80% of life on Earth, feed over three billion people and support the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people.
Effective agricultural interventions could aid efforts to find sustainable solutions for ending hunger. In this collection, we present evidence-based recommendations from the Ceres2030 team on where to prioritize spending on interventions to achieve zero hunger by 2030.