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Life after climate change?

Gentle reader, May I share with you two things that have come across my desk this evening which have had a profound impact on me? One is an 8-minute video by Oxfam about the life of a woman in rural Uganda facing the 'indescribable pain' of climate change. The second is an article in the […]

Countdown to review of the Non-Proliferation Treaty

Key nuclear states Israel, North Korea, India & Pakistan remain non-signatories to the 1968 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).  What is your government's current position on the treaty and issues under review? The next review conference will be held at the UN in New York City in May next year.  This Japanese call from arms invites […]