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Climate governance: time to think radically

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The United Nations was designed to protect states from imperialism. It was founded in the aftermath of the two great wars in the early twentieth century, and serves as an international framework to guarantee state sovereignty; making sure that each state stays within its borders. Its …

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Gazprom’s 2015 Turning Point

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Gazprom, the Russian state oil and natural gas company, has once again come under intense scrutiny from the West. This time, the European Union is bringing antitrust charges against the oil and gas powerhouse.  The political relationship between Russia and the EU is already volatile at best; therefore, recent allegations against …

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The Great British Energy Crisis

Chapelcross Cooling Towers – via Flickr

The UN Climate Change Summit 2014 marked an important milestone for the future of UK energy policy, as indeed it did across the globe with renewed promises to cut total emissions by 80% by 2050 and to instigate a collective move towards Nuclear and Renewable energy. Whilst the UK …