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Phoenix, dodo or butterfly? Three futures for East Anglia | Eastern Daily Press

What will our future be – a Phoenix, Dodo or Butterfly? Read this short opinion piece for a vivid image of three possible scenarios for 2034: one illustrating a disaster-struck East Anglia emerging from its ashes, another highlighting the possibility of agricultural and societal collapse, and a third, presenting our “caterpillar-like civilisation, which has been […]

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There is no future in which we do not transform this civilisation | The Morning Star

“There is no future in which we do not transform this civilisation, and adapt to the damage that is baked in, and the worse damage that is coming […] If, instead of the fantasy climate politics still prevailing at the COPs [UN Conference of the Parties], we pragmatically appraise the situation we are in, and

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Why Rupert Read says Extinction Rebellion is not enough and we need a ‘Climate Majority’ | ABC late night live

For too long the choices on climate action have been limited to either consumer choices or radical protests, and there needs to be a space for action between these two alternatives. This is why we started the Climate Majority Project – a new approach to gain broad-based consensus on how to meaningfully respond to the

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“To keep the world insurable, the climate crisis needs to be rapidly slowed” | Illuminem

“Insurance faces an existential risk as the world increasingly becomes uninsurable. An uninsurable world has, by definition, no place for the insurance industry.” Read through this interview to understand why insurance has a critical role to play in advocating policy change and supporting climate initiatives, and why its shift to long-term logic is needed for

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Rupert Read – End CoP: Aren’t we all fed up with this vapid, self-congratulatory farce? | Brave New Europe

The biggest achievement of 28 years of COP has been a toothless statement of the obvious basic truth that we need to transition away from fossil fuels. This opinion piece talks about why “the CoP system needs to end and all the energy that gets pointlessly poured into it needs to get invested instead into

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Businesses need to admit they can’t go green without help | Business Green

In this Business Green article, Rupert discusses the urgency required by business leaders to lobby for a proper science-based policy and regulatory environment in order to fully tackle climate change, especially in the wake of another wasted CoP. He argues: Read more here. A fuller, un-paywalled article written by Rupert & Helena will appear in

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DON’T LOOK TO THE COMING GENERAL ELECTION FOR AN ANSWER TO CLIMATE BREAKDOWN | Declassified UK

“The record of Conservatives and Labour on the climate ranges from dangerous to inadequate. What is needed is a new democratic alliance, drawing together people of all classes and identities who recognise the need for profound change in our political economy and social relations.”Read this bold article for insight into why we must move beyond

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