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Wheat production impacted by warmer winters

The United States Department of Agriculture has advised farmers that plant hardiness zones must shift 100 miles north. They expect this shift will become 300 miles by 2050. The areas which are left behind will become unable to grow wheat … Continue reading

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Freshwater availability shrinking as we make perverse decisions

Globally, around 80 percent of freshwater is used for food production and agriculture. Out of all the water covering the earth, only 2 percent is fresh. That remaining 10 to 20 percent is set aside for industry. Urban Africa, with … Continue reading

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Human existence has weaponised the environment

David Wallace – Wells, author of The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future, tells us a truth we must, by now, all understand. He says it is “…the end of normal” because ” we have already exited the state … Continue reading

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Battle for Resources

In Ruth Ben-Ghiat’s book ‘Strongmen’ she says geopolitics is when authoritarian regimes have a …. conception of the state as an organic entity with the right to defend itself from threats to its safety and the right to expand into … Continue reading

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‘Socioeconomic Divisions have Worsened’

9/11 did not change the world – it was already on the path to decades of conflict Republished on September 11th, 2021 September 10, 2021 11.47am BST Author Paul RogersProfessor of Peace Studies, University of Bradford Disclosure statement Paul Rogers is … Continue reading

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