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Summer 2017 Review: Westeros vs. The West Wing

How the gory, magical escapism of ‘Game of Thrones’ lost out to a White House in chaos

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Interview: Green Party candidate Laura Bannister

We met with Green Party candidate for Withington, Laura Bannister, as part of our series of interviews with local candidates before the general election on June 8th

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Fossil Free and BDS protest Making a Difference Awards

Students from the Fossil Free and BDS (Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions) campaigns protested the University of Manchester’s Social Responsibility Awards held on the 11th of May

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Album: Pitbull — Climate Change

Climate Change leaves Ben Lomax wishing it really was just a hoax made up by the Chinese

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Creative climate activists use paintings for protests

Campaigns escalate in attempts to encourage a top London university to divest from all fossil fuels

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The limits to minimalism

The present-day minimalist movement is making strides in the right direction, but has a number of limitations, writes Tristan Parsons

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Earth Week’s climate change plea

Earth Week’ s climate change panel discussed ongoing climate change threats and their importance in social equality and justice

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Global News: Science

Read the best science news from around the world this week

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British scientists advise May to welcome disaffected US counterparts

100 scientific researchers based in the UK have released statements urging Theresa May to be cautious of Trump’s administration, which may severely damage scientific research and data records

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Poorest countries aim to eliminate fossil fuels

Some of the poorest countries in the world, who are heavily affected by increasingly extreme weather conditions, have promised to run on 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050

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No willpower? Love bacon? Try flexitarianism

Eating less meat could save the planet and you some cash

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Cloud Crash

Artists HeHe present Cloud Crash, a collection that will shock, inspire, and start conversation about how the public views pollution and its dangers