What is the idea behind citizens' assembly? A really simple guide to climate change Attenborough: Climate not focus of fixed parliaments You might have thought a climate conference would be a meat-free zone, given the impact of belching cows and sheep on the atmosphere. … [Read more...] about Climate Change: Tough questions at first UK assembly
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So we joined — at a price. In its diminution of national independence it was argued that, somehow, we would gain from trade and other economic advantages. The same sort of arguments, now shown as false, are trotted out by David Cameron, anxious to postpone a decision on a referendum. … [Read more...] about Ready to concede to Brussels but never to the Lords: The great enigma of our MPs’ power games
Our body clock type (or chronotype) may be inherited, but it’s affected by a number of factors, including age and light. And you can cheat the system. For instance, if you’re an owl but need to get to work early, make sure you get plenty of either natural or artificial light in the morning (and avoid light at dusk), which will advance the clock, making you get up earlier and go to bed earlier. … [Read more...] about Why a blast of morning light is the key to better sleep: Professor Russell Foster, one of Britain’s leading experts, reveals how resetting your body clock can revolutionise your slumber — and it’s easier than you think…
Kim Jong-un, wearing a long black coat but no hat, walked in front of the hearse carrying his father's casket which was wrapped in a red flag – a sign that the succession is proceeding as the older Kim had envisaged when he unveiled the youngest of his three sons as his heir at a military parade in October 2010. … [Read more...] about Kim Jong-il funeral: thousands mourn North Korean leader
But here the case of North Korea presents a dilemma: reaching the needy has often been thwarted by a lack of access and transparency. While donors, UN agencies and ngos have devised increasingly stringent monitoring conditions, including measuring children’s arms and providing corn soy blends so as not to be diverted to the military or elite, a widely disseminated United Nations report this year found that the government distributes food primarily to persons crucial to the regime, favours certain parts of the country, and avoids structural reforms of agriculture and health care out of fear of losing political control. … [Read more...] about Should the world fund food aid to North Korea?