New Internationalist

By pumping chemical pollutants into the atmosphere w’re reinforcing the greenhouse effect. Wayne Ellwood offers a series of lessons in how to turn down the heat.

April 1990, Issue 206

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How to turn down the heat
Wayne Ellwood searches for an exit from the greenhouse.
The cosmic ark
Grappling with the growth monster. jeremiah Creedon sets himself a quest.
Hot air
Are politicians fiddling while Rome burns? We separate rhetoric from reality.
Empires of black gold
The power of the big oil corporations, assessed by Dick Russell.
Back from the grave
As the nuclear industry claims a green mantle, Stephen Hall examines our future energy options.
Can science save us?
By Fred Pierce.
Local heroes
Susanna Hecht suggests how to save tropical rainforests.
Cry foul, cry freedom
We can't stop global warming until we first stop global poverty, argues Vandana Shiva.
The denial syndrome
Anuradha Vittachi offers a cautionary tale of a foolish frog.
Update
Making the news this month.
Country profile: Sudan
By Nick Cater.
Endpiece
by Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
Reviews
Film, music and book reviews, including a Milan Kundera classic.