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Hope in a Changing Climate: changing the course of history for millions

November 20, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under BBC, People stories

As the globe prepares for COP15, a new documentary on BBC World optimistically reframes the debate on global warming.  Illustrating that large, decimated eco-systems can be restored, Hope in a Changing Climate, which will have a special screening at COP15, reveals success stories from Ethiopia, Rwanda and China which prove that bringing large areas back [...]

China, Africa, and Oil

November 13, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under Energy, Expert Comment

The Open University’s Dr Giles Mohan, reader in the politics of International Development, gives a 90-second lecture on China’s involvement with Africa and why it may or may not be a good thing for the region.