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Crisis, what crisis?

In 2015, nations pledged to limit global warming to 1.5–2 °C above pre-industrial levels as part of the Paris climate accord. But those governments are largely failing to meet their commitments, and emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases continue to rise. Even under the most optimistic assumptions, current national commitments have put the world on a path to around 3°C of warming ...
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Loneliness in Lockdown

For some people Lockdown has meant a lack of physical contact and closeness. Of course touch is an important physical need for most people, and lack of physical contact usually implies a lack of touch. However, Jung's insight into loneliness, expressed in the quotation above, suggests that loneliness comes from a deeper level than having people around you or not. Perhaps we can make a di...
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