Daily Archives: August 18, 2010

Pakistan: An Urgent Call for Aid

The magnitude of Pakistan’s current tragedy is almost more than the mind can take in. A fifth of the country flooded by torrential monsoon rains. Fifteen million to 20 million people driven from their homes or otherwise affected. Six million … Continue reading

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Growing consumption and population = ‘ecological debt’

Despite growing environmental awareness and energy efficiency measures, the developed world consumes more than ever. At the same time people in China and much of the developing world are adopting more energy intensive lifestyles. So more cars and meat consumption … Continue reading

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