Geoengineering to tackle climate change: A looming possibility

A United Nations body is investigating controversial methods to avert runaway climate change by re-engineering the Earth’s oceans and atmosphere, in a bid to achieve the global carbon levels laid down in the Paris agreement. “Within the Paris agreement there’s an implicit assumption that there will need to be greenhouse gases removed,”...

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A Kafkaesque nightmare

Since last June, I’ve felt as though I were immersed in a long, gloomy dream such as Franz Kafka might have relished. It’s as if, without warning, the nature of mankind has slipped back to an earlier time. When the dream started, I’d been living in a country which despite...

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Britons failing to care for their elderly

In England there was on record half a million over 90 year-olds in 2015 according to the Office for National Statistics. Most recent figures show that the number of centenarians (people aged 100 and over) in the UK has risen by 65 percent over the last decade. Considering these statistics...

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