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Film Review: “Chasing Ice” @CornerhouseMcr in #Manchester – #climate and #weare(damp)toast …

The most important moments in this 80 minute documentary about the top of the world well, melting, come right at the beginning. So far right at the beginning that, if you are on autopilot, or if you are watching it … Continue reading

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Event Report: The Arab Spring, Consumerism and Sustainability

I recently attended a short lecture on sustainability, the Arab Spring and the Middle East at Manchester University. Relli Shechter from Ben Gurion University, spoke about the rise of a consumer culture in countries such as Saudi Arabia and Egypt. … Continue reading

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