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Do we need a global social contract?

Renowned speaker and writer Chandran Nair talks about the social contract, the promise to the other person and essential value ...

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Toilet troubles

The World Bank reports that one out of three people globally do not have access to a toilet at an ...

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Managing the risks of urbanisation

A recent McKinsey report states that it took India 40 years to add 230 million urban citizens since 1971 and ...

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Too individualised premiums?

For insurers, trends continue towards individual premiums taking into account not only individual risk factors, but also commercial factors as ...

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Risks of losing a human right

In today's world, we hear many individuals saying that "privacy is dead" and that "data protection is a concept of ...

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I've just adopted a solar cell!

Ever dreamed of flying a solar-powered plane? Of getting all your energy from clean, renewable sources? Well, the dream is ...

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Climate adaptation

Historically, Samoa has suffered extensive damage from flooding, especially along its coast. Future coastal flooding events are expected to increase ...

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Adaptation in the city of Hull, UK

Adaptation measures are available to make societies more resilient to the impacts of climate change. But decision makers need the ...

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Changing human values ....

Important thoughts by Professor Julian Savulescu - "Can changing our human values create a better future?" He addresses climate change ...

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