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Cool Change 3 -- Get energized

In both the North and the South, communities are converting to morelocally-based, sustainable lives. Lucia Ortiz – from Friends of theEarth in Brazil – reports on a cooperative of 6,000 families whoalready produce half of their energy without a bill in sight.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Water wars

An 80-year-old colonial law gives Egypt unfair advantage in its access to the Nile.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Cotton Pickin'

Cotton pickinFresh from an assignment in India, New Internationalist co-editor Richard Swift joins the radio team to pick the issues from the worlds cotton fields. Ninety-nine per cent of cotton farmers now live in the Global South two-thirds in India and China. Yet some in India estimate that only one per cent of the price of a cotton shirt brought in the West ends up in the hands of the farmers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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How Toronto Found Its Food Groove

Today’s food movement grew up alongside the anti-globalization movements of the past 20 years, so thinking and acting locally are crucial to it.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Too much hot air

Australians are, collectively, some of theworst greenhouse gas emitters in the world. And the cows aren't helping.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate 2030 - 12-part free seminar series in Adelaide, Australia

Hosted by the Research Institute forClimate Change and Sustainability, this series will explore theanticipated impacts of global climate change and strategies formitigation and adaptation.The seminars will be held in Napier LectureTheatre G04, University of Adelaide, North Terrace Campus,5-7 pm eachTuesdayduring the first semesterstarting 4 March 2008.Leadingresearchers, and guest speakers from government and industry, willaddress the following topics:.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cool Change -- Degrees of neglect

Welcome to Cool Change -- an audio adventure to discover how combating climate change can create a fairer world. Progressive people from Europe, Asia, Latin America, North America and Australia offer us successful strategies to confront climate change as well as some radical changes that are already taking place around the world..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Permaculture

For a while now, when asked about the NI magazine topic I’ll betackling next, I’ve had to say: ‘permaculture.’ Invariably asked whatthat is, I’ve had to say: ‘I have no idea.’ Extreme hairdressing? Thelifestyle of Siberia?So how come I am starting to put together a magazine aboutpermaculture? Here I enter Donald Rumsfeld territory.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A Week Excuse: Why Climate Week is a cover-up for the climate bullies

We can overcome these barriers and shift to a safer, fairer way of doing things – but only if everyone who cares about this stuff starts working together to challenge the power of corporations and promote genuine alternatives..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Food fights

Government purchases of local or sustainable food is much talked about, but it’s hard to name a handful of places where it’s policy, and harder still, where the policy is implemented.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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