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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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Finding life over death

Finding life over death

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Fighting inequality and corruption in the world

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