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Vehicles of hope: solar flight and African windpower

We should never give up our struggle for clean energy; that’s the lesson from opposite ends of the technology spectrum. [17 March 2015 | Peter Boyer] Life’s full of surprises. Just when it seems there’s no hope for humanity’s tangled … Continue reading

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Consumerism, the real meaning of Christmas

We consume because of biological imperatives. So how do we stop it being so destructive? [2 December 2014 | Peter Boyer] You’ll need to know this: including today there are just 23 days left in which to buy your Christmas … Continue reading

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Marketing’s eco-myths hide some uncomfortable realities

Businesses and advertisers like to play on the “eco-friendiness” of their product, but the reality is less attractive. [26 March 2013 | Peter Boyer] A good-looking young runner moves in slow motion along a forest path shaded by tall trees … Continue reading

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