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Is there hope for us in the climate and ecological emergency?

Rowan Tilly before her arrest at Oxford Circus in the October 2019 Extinction Rebellion It's an awkward time for me. I've written a Buddhist response to the climate and ecological emergency and it's not yet published. The excitement and exhaustion of finishing in time for it to be published before COP26 in November has left me. Spurred on by what I discovered in writing the book, I feel a sens...
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Lucky Monday

On Monday the UK government again eased Covid restrictions and the four-month-old national lockdown. One of my family members told me that in Hamburg, my hometown, the newspapers described this day in the UK as 'Lucky Monday'.  One of my neighbours posted “The opening of society brings new chapters and a fresh beginning,” and invited people to a new group called Running and Movement. One of my...
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