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What the discussion on UBI should really be about

What the discussion on UBI should really be about
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Author: Jaap Rozema “The earth, in its natural, cultivated state was, and ever would have continued to be, the common property of the human race. In that state every man would have been born to property” – Thomas Paine “And you think you’re so clever and classless and free. But you’re still fucking peasants as […]

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Carbon Capture & Storage: Friend or Foe for solving Global Warming?

Carbon Capture & Storage: Friend or Foe for solving Global Warming?
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Author: Jaap Rozema The Paris talks on climate change will most likely prove a watershed in making policy to control global warming to an acceptable level, which is now defined as a maximum increase of 2 °C above pre-industrial temperatures. Hopefully the new momentum in climate policy opens doors to a whole new string of […]

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The future we want?

The future we want?
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Author: Jaap Rozema  The Future We Want (TFWW) resulted from the Rio+20 conference in 2012, which followed up earlier conferences on sustainable development held in Rio de Janeiro (1992) and Johannesburg (2002). Probably the most significant contribution TFWW has made is advocating the need for a new set of goals to realize sustainable development. And […]

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Climate Case: the heat goes on

Climate Case: the heat goes on
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Author: Jaap Rozema In what is simply known as the ‘Climate Case’, the Dutch state has been sentenced to realize veritable climate change mitigation of 25% by 2020 based on 1990 levels – a first in legal history and plausibly marking the onset of climate litigation in which courts decide how much greenhouse gases can […]

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