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Oxford Black Lives Matter protest: in photos

[Editor’s note: all faces of protestors who did not consent to being photographed have been blurred, and metadata has been removed from all photos] As many as two thousand people peacefully gathered this afternoon in South Park, Oxford in protest over the death of George Floyd, and in support of Black Lives Matter. The demonstration Read More…

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Climate friendly drives and corporations: an unlikely alliance?

Climate change is facilitated and accelerated by the large corporations responsible for pollution, and the institutions which finance them. Conventional wisdom has supposed that transitioning to a green and sustainable future is too expensive for these companies to countenance; vested interests oppose attempts to wean society off the products and activities which contribute to the crisis.

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Packed crowd picks apart climate progress

On Monday evening the Habakkuk lecture theatre, tucked away at the far end of Jesus College, hosted a very well-attended panel discussion on the current state of the climate. Professor Julia Steinberger, Dr Simon Evans, and Professor Henry Shue looked back on the progress made in the past year and set out a plan for Read More…