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IPCC should consider ‘post-growth’ net zero pathway, researchers say

A female student in Bangalore, India. The paper suggests that measures such as improved education for women and girls would reduce birth rates, and thus the strain on natural resources (Photo: Manjunath Kiran/AFP via Getty Images)

A pathway to net zero that does not assume continued GDP growth should be considered by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, say US-led academics

A group of researchers, led by Oregon State University’s professor of ecology William Ripple, have proposed an alternative climate model that does ...

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