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Divestment: the new weapon in the carbon war

Money is a great motivator. Divestment from fossil fuel industries may yet prove to be a game-changer. [17 September 2013 | Peter Boyer] It’s true: money makes the world go round. It puts the food on the table. It’s our … Continue reading

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Public transport: Bartlett’s plan to keep those wheels turning

With global warming and peak oil looming ever larger, it’s as well to plan ahead for radically different ways of getting about. Continue reading

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How we gain from joining the climate challenge

Meeting the challenge of climate change is a social affair that benefits, in more ways than one, those prepared to give it a go. Continue reading

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