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The time for tough decisions on climate change is now | Angel Gurria and Nicholas Stern Reversing the damage is within our grasp, but it will hinge on a strong international climate agreement and policies that make polluters payThe global economy is undergoing a remarkable transformation which is altering our ability to deal with climate cha
The Guardian | 3 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Daily catch-up: Scottish polls, canvass returns and arguments. And Top 10 Tweets 1. Thanks again to Ben Stanley for his graph of Scottish referendum opinion polls, updated to include Sunday's three. It shows a trend line, blue for Yes and red for No, with a shaded margin either side in which, if the polls are accurate, we would expect
The Independent | 4 hours ago | comment? | recommend
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Steve Bell's If ... Alex Salmond draws freedom's sword Read full story for latest details.
The Guardian | 4 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The power of the heavily laden rucksack | Hugh Muir Wearing a thick beard and black combat gear while dragging a heavy rucksack along a packed tube could be misinterpreted at a time of heightened tensionsAt a time of sensitivity, everyone should do their bit. This includes the heavily bearded young man in
The Guardian | 5 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Scotlands referendum has spurred a dash for devo but localism is no panacea | Polly Toynbee England is so grotesquely unequal that more devolution could be a disaster for deprived regionsThe heads of all three main parties should roll effigies on spikes on Westminster Bridge if Scotland breaks away on Thursday. All three parties, for very differ
The Guardian | 6 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sydneys waters could be tropical in decades, heres the bad news Our research points to a widespread tropicalisation of temperate coastlines such as Sydney within the next few decades. This may sound pleasant, but it might not beWelcome to tropical Sydney, where colourful surgeonfishes and parrotfishes are plentiful, c
The Guardian | 8 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ending torture means engaging with traditional foes | Naming and shaming actors responsible for torture often isnt the best way to put a stop to the practice which is why we are engaging with organisations guilty of that crimeTorture is amongst the most heinous act states commit against individuals. It also
The Guardian | 10 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ghost town detainees: inside the US immigration detention system | Antony Loewenstein After a detention centre was built in one of Georgias poorest towns, the promised financial benefits never arrived. Instead thousands of immigrants are locked up, awaiting deportationGhost town detainees: photo galleryStewart immigration detention centre
The Guardian | 10 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ghost town detainees: photo gallery | Antony Loewenstein After a detention centre was built in one of Georgias poorest towns, the promised financial benefits never arrived. Instead thousands of immigrants are locked up, awaiting deportationGhost town detainees: Antony Loewenstein on US immigration detention Con
The Guardian | 10 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Australia's defence minister: First Dog talks through the cartoon - audio Australia is going to war it was announced at a press conference and everything! But where is our defence minister, the one who will lead us to battle? Wait a minute who is our defence minister? First Dog on the Moon investigatesTo see the main cartoon cl
The Guardian | 10 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend