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Shakespeare vs BP?

Mark Rylance BP boycott - "Jolly silly"? Or ethical gold?

Esteemed actor Mark Rylance has resigned from the Royal Shakespeare Company because of its longstanding sponsorship deal with oil giant BP, who he directly blames for climate change. Another esteemed actor, Maureen Lipman, has called his moral stance “jolly silly”. Who’s right? – and should campaigners be focusing on BP’s sponsorships in the first place?

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Extinction Rebellion - the bit almost nobody knows

Extinction Rebellion - The bit almost nobody knows

In the UK, we are now at the end of the big Easter period of action for Extinction Rebellion. It hit the headlines big time, got everybody talking. So was I right or wrong in my previous video, where I said that their approach was hurting, not helping?

More importantly, what was the rather surprising element I learned since that video that most of the general public don't know, and even a good portion of those that took part in the protests probably don't either?

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Why the Gender Pay Gap is Bad Data

Why the Gender Pay Gap is Bad Data

Socially responsible businesses want to provide equal opportunities for all their employees. And even those that don't much care about their social responsibilities have to obey the law, which rightly makes it illegal to pay men and women different rates for completely comparable and equivalent jobs.

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Half of what you know for sure is wrong

Half of what you know for sure is WRONG!

One side on the climate change debate thinks that the science is completely on its side. The other side thinks that it's faked, or misrepresented. Neither side is following the evidence and then forming its opinion, because that's not how our brains work!

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Climate activists: Stop using children as props

Climate activists: Stop using children as props

More and more the environmental movement is using children - sometimes as young as 6 years old - to voice its messages and front its campaigns. Is this a powerful device, likely to win over sceptics and waverers? Or it is exploitative and counterproductive? We discuss.

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Video on the EAT Lancet report

Does science REALLY say we should give up meat for the planet?

Recently the EAT Lancet report suggested that there is an ideal diet for 10 billion people on the planet by 2050, and it's one with minuscule amounts of meat, and way more of everything else. With the challenges of climate change, how we sustainably feed ourselves is a huge question.

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