Local government wrangling and grassroots groups may seem a world away from the glitz and glamour of the world’s biggest cycling races. But, says the ACF’s Harter, if cycling does not get real about the climate crisis, it faces a truly existential threat. “Meeting our Paris Agreement commitments are critical to ensuring a world in which cycling and other sports much loved by the Australian community can continue to exist,” she says. … [Read more...] about ‘This is a wake-up call’: How will pro cycling address its own climate crisis?
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The derailment of a ScotRail train in rural Aberdeenshire with the loss of three lives adds Stonehaven to a grim roll call of names, instantly identifiable with tragedy to those associated with the UK railway: the likes of Potters Bar, Hatfield and Grayrigg. It will be no consolation at all to those grieving lost colleagues, spouses and parents to know just how far apart such tragic events have lately become. … [Read more...] about Stonehaven tragedy shows rail industry must adapt to climate crisis
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In February 2016, Cohen created an ice cream flavour called 'Bernie's Yearning' in support of U.S Senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, run for president in the 2016 Democratic Primaries against Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. The flavour consists of plain mint ice cream covered by a solid layer of mint chocolate. According to Cohen, 'The chocolate disk represents the huge majority of economic gains that have gone to the top 1 percent since the end of the recession. Beneath it, the rest of us.' … [Read more...] about Freeze them out: Call for boycott of ‘woke’ US ice-cream company Ben & Jerry’s for condemning UK attempts to curb Channel migrants (and a reminder of how former hippy founders sold out to multinational Unilever)
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