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Taking it lying down

As I write this, a huge, beautiful old sycamore tree is beingunceremoniously chain-sawed to the ground in Oxford city centre. Why?To make way for a monstrous gleaming new shopping centre so that,according to the Council, 'our retail and city centre economy can beviable into the future.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Praying for rain

Minor drama strikes large barge.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cultivating the jardin

Wet and cool UK summer: people gloomy but garden prospers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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On the road to self-destruction

On 2,500 dead crocodiles, 50 pesos a day and how not to do things.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Inner city orchard

In this part of the world Burnham is not a wood that moves, as inShakespeare's Scottish Play, but Burham-on-Sea, a charming littleresort on the coast nearby. Even so, Transition City Bristol reversed the usual flow last Saturday and brought trees to the city. If you looked very closely you could even see them moving.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Haiti: 1,000 dead, who cares?

A leaked email from a BBC editor highlights the Western media’s lack of interest in Haiti.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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UN climate talks: if not now, when?

Climate change is finally on the Qatari political agenda but it’s time every country closed the ‘ambition gap’ says Wael Hmaidan.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Human Tides

An estimated one billion people will flee their homes by 2050...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Batteries and warm eggs

Ihave now been on the barge for just a couple of months and am gettingto know it just a little bit better. My confidence is growing, probablyby more than it should - but then, I long ago gave up trying to matchmy confidence with any sense of reality, since both seem to operate ina chaotic system akin to the climate. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate Talks in Bangkok

BANGKOK, 2 April, 2008:This week, climate negotiators are in Bangkok hammering out a workplanwhich will allow them to reach a new set of agreements by the end of2009.Contrary to some reports, the Kyoto Protocol does not end in 2012– it is simply the end of the first commitment period and all so-calledAnnex 1 (mainly industrialized) countries are legally required tocommit to new binding emission reductions targets.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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