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How many refugees should each country take

How do you work out how many refugees each country should take? I thought of four main things which are relevant: –          Ability to afford – the richer a country is, the less pain caused by admitting refugees –          Population … Continue reading

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The dangers behind averages.

2 degrees has become a familiar figure.  We need to stop the climate getting warmer than an average of 2 degrees to avoid catastrophic climate change.  In fact, as top climate scientist James Hansen says, even 2 degrees is too … Continue reading

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