Tag: Guardian opinion piece

Putin’s war is also a crime – the world must punish Russia as a terrorist state | Andriy Zagorodnyuk

After airstrikes on civilian targets, from a shopping mall to hospitals, Ukraine’s allies must use the correct legal definitions As I write, rescuers are still searching the remains of a shopping centre in the central Ukrainian town of Kremenchuk. There were hundreds of people inside the centre when Russian missiles hit it on Monday. The…
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Why are we feeding crops to our cars when people are starving? | George Monbiot

Modern biofuels are touted as a boon for the climate. But, used on a large scale, they are no more sustainable than whale oil What can you say about governments that, in the midst of a global food crisis, choose instead to feed machines? You might say they were crazy, uncaring or cruel. But these…
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Why are we feeding crops to our cars when people are starving? | George Monbiot

Modern biofuels are touted as a boon for the climate. But, used on a large scale, they are no more sustainable than whale oil What can you say about governments that, in the midst of a global food crisis, choose instead to feed machines? You might say they were crazy, uncaring or cruel. But these…
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Why are we feeding crops to our cars when people are starving? | George Monbiot

Modern biofuels are touted as a boon for the climate. But, used on a large scale, they are no more sustainable than whale oil What can you say about governments that, in the midst of a global food crisis, choose instead to feed machines? You might say they were crazy, uncaring or cruel. But these…
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Yes, the number of Covid cases in the UK is rising – but that is no cause for alarm | Matt Hancock

With vaccines preventing most serious illness and death, any talk of bringing back restrictions is pure scaremongering Four months ago, the UK took the decision to end all remaining legal Covid-19 restrictions, becoming the first major country in the world to do so. While some said it was too soon and that it would lead…
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Yes, the number of Covid cases in the UK is rising – but that is no cause for alarm | Matt Hancock

With vaccines preventing most serious illness and death, any talk of bringing back restrictions is pure scaremongering Four months ago, the UK took the decision to end all remaining legal Covid-19 restrictions, becoming the first major country in the world to do so. While some said it was too soon and that it would lead…
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Yes, the number of Covid cases in the UK is rising – but that is no cause for alarm | Matt Hancock

With vaccines preventing most serious illness and death, any talk of bringing back restrictions is pure scaremongering Four months ago, the UK took the decision to end all remaining legal Covid-19 restrictions, becoming the first major country in the world to do so. While some said it was too soon and that it would lead…
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The discovery of the polio virus in Britain proves we can never let our guard down | Andrew Pollard

Evidence of the disease in a London sewer shows that without widespread vaccination, no country is immune from its horrors The finding of a polio virus in repeated sampling from the sewage system in London during 2022 is less of a concern for highly vaccinated communities in the UK, where children are immune to the…
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The discovery of the polio virus in Britain proves we can never let our guard down | Andrew Pollard

Evidence of the disease in a London sewer shows that without widespread vaccination, no country is immune from its horrors The finding of a polio virus in repeated sampling from the sewage system in London during 2022 is less of a concern for highly vaccinated communities in the UK, where children are immune to the…
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The discovery of the polio virus in Britain proves we can never let our guard down | Andrew Pollard

Evidence of the disease in a London sewer shows that without widespread vaccination, no country is immune from its horrors The finding of a polio virus in repeated sampling from the sewage system in London during 2022 is less of a concern for highly vaccinated communities in the UK, where children are immune to the…
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