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April Foods (or Fool’s) Day 2020

April Foods (or Fool’s) Day 2020

MetaFilter is a weblog that anyone can contribute a link or a comment to. A typical weblog is one person posting their thoughts on the unique things they find on the web. This website exists to break down the barriers between people, to extend a weblog beyond…

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Wednesday headlines: Dating in captivity.

Wednesday headlines: Dating in captivity.

The last thing America needs right now is partisan squabbling. “But when we’re back on our feet, the country needs to know what went wrong.” On pretense of pandemic, Hungary’s Orban is granted sweeping new powers, becoming the dictator of his dreams. Turkme…

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Climate Activism and Cities: A Shared Agenda

Climate Activism and Cities: A Shared Agenda

In the second blog in our series considering the role social movements play in promoting climate action, Anna Walnycki reflects on where the climate movement and inclusive cities agenda meet, and why climate activists should look South to learn from long-stan…

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Extinction Rebellion: The New Eco-Radicals

Extinction Rebellion: The New Eco-Radicals

One Monday morning last April, an Englishman named Simon Bramwell glued himself to a glass door at Shell’s London headquarters and refused to leave. Bramwell, 47, is a co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, a two-year-old climate-activist group dedicated to the…

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Coronavirus and climate activism: five common lessons

Coronavirus and climate activism: five common lessons

No one wants to think of one crisis in the middle of another, but its exactly now, when we see first hand how quickly things can change, that its time to think about crisis preparedness in general. As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds, the work of climate acti…

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Coronavirus: recycling to be dumped in landfill

Coronavirus: recycling to be dumped in landfill

Some of Rotorua’s recycling will be dumped into the landfill for the duration of the Covid-19 lockdown. On Monday the Rotorua Lakes Council confirmed recycling would continue to be collected through the rhui – lockdown – but it would be deposited at the lan…

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