Articles

The moral fashion police

Imagine walking down the street and being stopped by a police officer. You haven’t attacked anyone, stolen anything or caused…

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Conflict

The age of terrorism?

I don’t have many clear memories from the distant year of 2001. However, one specific image is still alive in…

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Corruption

Europe’s environmental contradiction: the saga of the glyphosate licences

Last November a fundamental decision revealed the hypocrisy of the European Union concerning environmental issues and the incapacity of the…

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Africa

A modest proposal to tackle climate change

Climate change is a global crisis that sees us racing towards a more than 2oC change in temperature that could…

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Articles

Is Europe stepping up to meet the plastic waste challenge?

From waste masses floating in oceans to birds pictured with their bellies full of the stuff, the environmental hazards caused…

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Articles

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Hurricane Maria?

It’s difficult to imagine in our modern connected society that an entire country could lose contact with the world for…

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Articles

Taking climate action to the next level

I am sitting in an office in Taipei with the UPF travel group as Renee, the lovely Corporate Communications woman…

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Articles

“We Know the Way Through the Snow Storm”

Indigenous communities are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. But their holistic approach to the environment and the…

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Arms

Iran’s ultimate choice – to keep or not to keep the deal.

Iran has long been dallying at the crossroads between reform and isolation. Four years ago, the country’s future seemed decided.…

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Articles

Lingering turmoil in Venezuela

“I seriously started to think about moving in 2010 when our son was about to be born. By that time…

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