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Chris Cummins

Letters from a shrinking globe: around the day in 80 worlds.

11.07.2016
Chris Cummins

Flatlining the Flatlands

Gran Fondo gives hobby cyclists the chance to pretend they are Tour de France athletes for a few hours. A windy tour through a flag-waving England in the midst of a bout of cycling euphoria.

02.07.2016
Sonnenuntergang über dem Donaudelta

At Europe's Watery End

The Romanian Danube Delta is naturally and culturally rich, but economically poor. Can it achieve green development? A Saturday Reality Check Special.

27.06.2016
#Brexit

Brexit: Resentment from young people

Three quarters of young Brits voted to stay in the European Union. Now they could face a vindictively punitive divorce settlement. Pity the kids.

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24.06.2016
Britische Zeitungs-Frontpage: "We're out"

A Long Night - A Difficult Dawn

Dissecting the Brexit shock.

23.06.2016
Plakat: Today I pledge to Love Like Jo (Cox)

#LoveLikeJo

As Brits vote on Brexit, a ceremony honours a pro-European politician whose message was all about togetherness.

18.06.2016
FM4 Mikro auf einer englischen Wiese

Is the Genie out of the Bottle?

The Brexit vote divides a country - has it also led to the rise of "petty nationalism"? - a Saturday Reality Check special.

05.06.2016
Teearbeiterin in Sri Lanka

Making Tea More Fair

Tea is healthy, but the working and living conditions of those who pluck it can be very unhealthy. What must change?

01.06.2016
corals

"This is animals dying en masse"

The death of colour in our oceans. As coral bleaching reaches the Maldives, this could be a warning of a bleak future for marine life and fisheries.

31.05.2016
Bike sign

The Status Quo Is Deadly

Austrian cycling infrastructure needs more space and more investment if we are to avoid further tragedies.

27.05.2016

Australia omitted from UN report: Climate Censorship?

All mentions of Australia were removed from the final version of a United Nations report on climate change - reportedly at the request of the Australian government.

14.05.2016

A Festering Wound

Seven years ago this week, the Sri Lankan government declared victory in its 26 year conflict with the Tamil Tigers. But the bloodbath that ended the war still haunts Sri Lanka today.

11.05.2016
Ölbohrplattform

Adapt or Die - a stark warning to oil companies

The old business model is dying for fossil fuel companies, say experts, they need to change strategy or burn out.

22.04.2016
Rauchfang

"We need a new sort of politics"

As the Paris Climate Agreement is finally signed, our future survival depends on politicians forgetting politics and remembering leadership.

16.04.2016
Blau angemalter Kanaldeckel

The Blue City of Brazil

Cidade Azul - an art project aimed at uncovering São Paulo's polluted and forgotten rivers.

15.04.2016
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is the "war candidate"

Economist Jeffrey Sachs slams the Democratic frontrunner as part of the "military industrial complex".

08.04.2016
fruit

Foraging For Food

Are we ignoring the bountiful and nutritious gifts of nature? What we can learn from Native American culture?

04.04.2016
Simpsons-Figur am Telefon

Panama Papers: "Politicians will feel the heat"

The biggest leak in history is likely to make the richer and powerful sleep uneasily. But will it usher in real change?

02.04.2016
Chris mit Bike im Wienerwald

"The possibilities are endless"

A mountain biking revolution in the Vienna Woods? Riders finally have a designated trial park.

01.04.2016
Pavlos Georgiadis

A Revolution Based on Pleasure

Our relationship with food is all messed up - it's making us obese and not particularly happy. Let's reconnect with what food means.

31.03.2016
Wasserschildkröte

The Great Barrier Reef in crisis

New coal export projects are being pushed through in Australia as the Great Barrier Reef suffers its worst ever bleaching.

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