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Manchester academic wins award for climate change film

Dr Joanne Jordan of the university’s Global Development Institute was recognised for her work exploring effects of and responses to climate change in Bangladeshi slums

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Atmospheric CO2 reaches record highs

The last time levels were this high was three to five million years ago

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Blade Runner 2049: a tale of caution?

Blade Runner 2049’s world is far from a dystopian fantasy

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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