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CONCRETE STEPS

How Architectural Norms Need to Change

Building green is in vogue, but what goes wrong when and where with the ambition for more environmentally sustainable design?

by Jemma Jamin

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THE OVERTON WINDOW

The Public Emergency of Climate Change Denial

Sceptics pose an unappreciated public emergency to states and society. The denialist movement strives to widen the set of politically acceptable policies to include policies of climate indifference that directly exacerbate the impact of climate change...

 

by Eammon Gumley

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DEBRIS OR NOT DEBRIS

Talking Trash, Tea and Destiny with Rising Star Harriet Brettle

Space is vast, yet useable space is cramped and, ironically, increasingly claustrophobic. CRXSS talks to Harriet Brettle - Head of Business Analysis at Astroscale - on the escalating crisis of runaway space junk screaming a mere four hundred kilometres above our heads.

by Tom Gardner

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CANCER ALLEY

Covid-19 Discriminates

The pandemic has highlighted that systemic racism can manifest in something as indiscriminate as a microscopic virus...

 

by Alex Townshend

DATA-CENTRED DESTINY

The Impact of Cloud Computing Really is in the Skies

There are billions of gigabytes of data flowing from our devices to the ‘sky’. However, this data does not just disappear into the “cloud”, but ends up in vast, windowless buildings filled with rows and rows of Orwellian servers...

by Elena Pavāre

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WATER WARS

The Nile Basin's Most Valuable Commodity

Competition and conflict on the Nile hints at a future where a resource so often taken for granted holds the power to make and break governments and policy...

by Olivier Morland

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