Articles of note

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7 Nov 2010

Note: Most of this week’s articles are not freely available in full on the internet.

How the Observer brought the WWF into being, Observer, by Kate Kellaway. Article to market the 50th anniversary of the world’s largest non-governmental conservation charity. Includes links to the original Observer articles from 1960.

Geoengineering: lift-off, Economist. Discussion of high technology solutions to the challenge of climate change.

Country versus city: Green spaces are good for you, New Scientist, by Nora Schultz. Why cities can be greener than the countryside.

The German-ecological industrial complex, Wall Street Journal Europe, by Malte Lehming. Argues that green ideology increases inequality.

Yes, we are all in this together, New Statesman, by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett. An extract from a new and updated edition of the Spirit Level. Meanwhile, Camilla Royle, writing in Socialist Review, suggests that Whose Crisis, Whose Future?, Susan George’s new book, covers similar ground to Wilkinson and Pickett on inequality.