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Review: Climate policy after the crash of 2009 - The Hartwell Group

climate - gas flareLast month, a group of climate scientists released a paper arguing that pretty much everything we’ve been doing to get action on climate change is wrong. It didn’t get much media attention, but the Hartwell Paper is an important contribution to the debate about where next after Copenhagen.

  • Written by Elaine Graham-Leigh
  • Category: Book Reviews

Moving People by Peter Cox (2010), London & New York: Zed Books

Moving People - ScooterPeter Cox’s book “Moving People: Sustainable Transport Development” is unusual for an academic book on transport. Cox is a social scientist with a history of cycling promotion. He does not come from the normal engineering, economics or geography backgrounds of most transport academics.

  • Written by Ralph Graham-Leigh
  • Category: Book Reviews

Sadism, Nazis and Swedish Trotskyism

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo clipWhat connects these three things? The answer is Stieg Larsson's novel 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'. The film version opens in UK cinemas this Friday.

  • Written by Alex Snowdon
  • Category: Book Reviews

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