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A new way of seeing the world

Nirmala Nair is the founder of the School of Practical Sustainability and we've interviewed her as part of Swiss Re's ...

STORY URL: School of Practical Sustainability
Practitioners of mindful, conscious change work in many spheres to bring about transformation. This...

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Coal can shorten your life

If ever there ever was a reason to stop using fossil fuel, then it has to be this: Over decades ...

STORY URL: China's coal addiction 'shortens lives'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-23247803

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Tax is top concern

High taxation is now seen as the number one threat to global business according to the third Lloyd’s Risk ...

STORY URL: Risk Index 2013 - Lloyd's
http://www.lloyds.com/riskindex

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Save resources by simple personal discipline

We all know by now the great EU objective "20-20-20" (20% of energy savings, 20% of usage of renewable energy ...

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Who cares?

The achievement of longer lives brings with it challenges. Thanks to the reduction of infectious diseases in many countries, this ...

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Chocolate for cancer detection

Have you ever thought of any possible relationship between chocolate and cancer? If not, here comes one! A new technique ...

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Why carbon tax isn’t on Obama's agenda

Last month, President Obama outlined his second-term plan to address climate change. It includes a range of executive actions and ...

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The math of renewable energy

It is a simple calculation - the Earth simply cannot support the energy needs of the 6.974 billion people that ...

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How do you want to get old?

I was in NYC and passed by a huge advertisement asking, "How do you want to get old". It made ...

STORY URL: Finding New Inspiration at 94: Looking Forward to Tomorrow's Canvas
Tell us how you want to Get Old at http://GetOld.com

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Maybe we're crazy

Kathleen Taylor, a neurologist at Oxford University, suggests that we may one day treat fundamentalism, or any entrenched belief, as ...

STORY URL: Religious fundamentalism could soon be treated as mental illness
Kathleen Taylor, a neurologist at Oxford University, said that recent developments suggest that we will soon be able to treat religious fundamentalism and other forms of ideological beliefs poten...

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Importance of Relationships & Later Life

Relationships remain important in older age. In a survey conducted by RELATE with Ipsos MORI, 83% of people over 50 ...

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Divorce and baby boomers

Divorce rates are soaring among the postwar generation as it hits retirement age, creating concern about loneliness, care and financial ...

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Who has the guts to change the system?

Organic farmer Wendy Peter explains why organic farming cannot be compared to industrial farming. She shares that large-scale industrial farming ...

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Cities of the future - using less is key

In this clip, architect and urbanist Michael Sorkin shares some of some fascinating insights. He explains that, when it comes ...

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Growing old before growing rich

Somnath Chatterji is team leader for the multi-country studies program at the WHO (World Health Organisation). We interviewed him for ...

STORY URL: WHO | WHO Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE)
http://www.who.int/healthinfo/sage/en/index.html

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