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  • Victory for campaign against uranium mining project in South Africa's Karoo region

    Dr Stefan Cramer
    | 24th April 2018
    An Australian firm which planned to mine in the iconic Karoo region of South Africa has been forced to leave after costly delays in the licensing process. DR. STEFAN CRAMER hopes its exit - combined with the environmental efforts of the new South African government - may enable the Karoo to finally realise its full potential in sustainable agriculture and renewable energies

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  • Why it's time for a European climate law

    Molly Scott Cato
    | 23rd April 2018
    Climate laws are being adopted around the world. MOLLY SCOTT CATO and JAKOB DALUNDE, MEPs for the UK and Sweden, consider whether legally binding commitments can save us from a climate crisis and pave the way towards a net zero emissions planet

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  • How to build a new world in the shell of the old

    The Symbiosis Research Collective
    | 23rd April 2018
    Every city has its graveyard of nonprofits, cooperatives, social clubs, and community centers. Without a strategic vision, local projects cannot possibly amount to a systemic alternative to capitalism. The latest contribution from the SYMBIOSIS RESEARCH COLLECTIVE

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Highlights

  • Submerged cars

    Climate apathy could mean disaster – but it isn’t inevitable

    Leo Barasi
    | 18th April 2018
    Public support for policies designed to reduce carbon emissions and prevent catastrophic climate change is vital. Yet people are naturally resistant when such policies mean sacrificing holidays and rewards they have earned through hard work. LEO BARASI argues there is a solution to this world-defining paradox

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  • Acupuncture model

    An acupuncture treatment for climate change?

    Spring Cheng
    | 9th April 2018
    Acupuncture? An ancient Chinese healing practice where a doctor pokes hair-thin needles into odd places they call “points” on a patient’s body? What does acupuncture have to do with climate change? SPRING CHENG argues the practice holds powerful lessons for how we interact with our natural environment

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