Talking About The Upside by Rowena J Ronson and Nigel Summerley NS: I’ve lived in London, on and off, for most of my life. I can’t remember ever seeing a spring when the grass and trees and skies looked so sharp and clear as they have done in the past couple of months. It could…

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Thoughts On The Global Crisis NS: We are in the midst of a great crisis. And we have no idea when and how it will end. All we can do is get through each day, doing our best to cope. But, in a way, isn’t this how life is – always? Isn’t the big difference…

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We Are Talking About Climate Change… again Image by RJR Nigel Summerley: It has been reported that tens of millions of people could be displaced as a result of climate change in the next decade. I think that’s worth repeating: tens of millions of people could soon have to move because of global warming. The…

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I have started dialoging about Climate Change with Sackle Akuete, who is now living in Ghana. This is what she has started to share with me of what it is like in Accra.   RJR: I spent time in the summer researching climate change. I read, from cover to cover, David Wallace-Wells’  The Uninhabitable Earth –…

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I have started dialoging about Climate Change with Sackle Akuete, who is now living in Ghana. This is what she has started to share with me of what it is like where she is in Accra.   RJR: I spent time in the summer researching climate change. I read, from cover to cover, David Wallace-Wells’  The…

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WHO REALLY CARES Nigel Summerley Savour by Rowena J Ronson “Time is not on our side,” says UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in something of an understatement, since he is talking about the survival of human beings on this planet. The world faces “irreversible” damage if most of our electricity is not produced from low-carbon sources by…

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Half Measures by Nigel Summerley A suggestion to work towards making half of our planet a protected area for wildlife might sound like the slightly bonkers idealism of some teenage eco-warrior. But the proposal comes from the renowned Harvard scientist Dr E O Wilson. And he’s 85. So has he perhaps lost the plot? It doesn’t…

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