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Waiting, waiting for a sign from heaven

Are we waiting for a non-negotiable climate change signal? [20 January 2015 | Peter Boyer] With one-seventh of the 21st century already gone (can you believe it?), it’s time to take stock. A warning: readers may find the following depressing. … Continue reading

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Humans and future climate: getting some clear air amid the noise of battle

We are confronted daily with a barrage of information and opinion about climate change and the human factor. Here are some thoughts on cutting through the noise, and a couple of simple questions for everyone to answer. [13 November 2009 … Continue reading

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Climate change is the responsibility of everyone

In tackling the challenge of climate change we need to abandon old prejudices, cross borders into unfamiliar territory, and speak to our enemies. This is a task for everyone. Continue reading

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