Swedes enjoy an interesting “close-to-nature” lifestyle — this informal study shows how it might help visitors from other countries.
Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world, a new study says.
Source: Pollution killing more people every year than wars, disasters and hunger, study says – Chicago Tribune
The city has to shore up its seawalls and modify its sewer systems to fight back rising tides. And it’s suing Big Petroleum over the bill.
Source: Could San Francisco Get the Oil Industry to Pay for Climate Change? | WIRED
Want to be happier and better able to cope with stress? New research says living near a forest, even if you’re in the city makes a positive impact.
Source: Living Near A Forest Will Make You Happier, Study Finds
The Google, Apple and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks who worry the race for human attention has created a world of perpetual distraction that could ultimately end in disaster
Source: ‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia | Technology | The Guardian