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A perfect storm of weather, money, food

The disaster unfolding in Africa is one of many warnings about the need to think anew and plan for structural change. [16 August 2011 | Peter Boyer] The Horn of Africa once experienced droughts every decade; now it has them … Continue reading

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US report: Global warming is real and happening quickly

A leading climate agency presents more powerful evidence that the world is rapidly warming. [3 August 2010 |┬áPeter Boyer] Earth has just experienced its hottest decade since we began measuring such things, and 2010 is on track to be the … Continue reading

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Pooling our creative resources opens up possibilities

Tackling climate change is above all a creative challenge, in which the arts community plays a crucial role. Continue reading

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