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Is the European Union’s Green Deal as green as it seems?

Take a look at the European Union’s (EU) Green Deal Investment Plan, on the EU Commission’s website, with its promises of reducing carbon emissions, increasing global biodiversity and contributing to a circular economy, you may be pleasantly surprised by the steps it is taking in remedying the impacts of the Climate Crisis. An item on […]

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Our common home is on fire

We know everything is screwed.  Between looming environmental breakdown, the collapse of democracies around the world, plastic pollution, mass extinction, social inequality and poverty skyrocketing, and a mental illness epidemic – genuinely, what is going well? Our streets are haunted by austerity. Homicidal xenophobia is on the rise both nationally and at the heart of […]