More than 150 scientists from 35 countries are calling for “urgent action on nitrogen pollution, to tackle the widespread harm it is causing to humans, wildlife and the planet”.
In an open letter to UN secretary general António Guterres, the scientists, hailing from institutions such as the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and the German Environment Agency, say nitrogen waste from all sources globally must be halved by 2030.
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