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The changing climate: a burning need for action

Politicians have failed to act with enough urgency, argues Joe Turner. Now it is up to ordinary people to make a difference

AS THE scientists from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) met to discuss the final details of their latest report in Copenhagen earlier this week, several large blocks of ice, imported specially from Greenland for the event, slowly melted outside the city hall.

The IPCC report is a synthesis of the evidence accepted by the vast majority of climate scientists to indicate convincingly (most would say "prove") that the climate is being changed, largely as a result of ...

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Lecturer in Biblical Studies

New Zealand

THE COLLEGE OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST LECTURER IN BIBLICAL STUDIES (known as 'The Sir Paul Reeves' Lecturer') St John's Theological College (An Anglican Seminary of the Province of Aotearoa, New ...  Read More

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I was there when the tsunami struck

I was there when the tsunami struck

Ten years ago, Maxwell Hutchinson and his wife were on holiday in Sri Lanka when it was torn apart by the tsunami. He tells how they survived  Subscribe to read more

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Should sanctions be imposed on clergy who marry a same-sex partner?

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There is no divine right of managers

Business should be learning from the Church rather than the other way round, argues Justin Lewis-Anthony  Subscribe to read more

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