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The extremes of floods and fires are not going away, but adaptation can lessen their impact
Are the Olympic games a bad deal for host cities?
A study finds that budgets typically overrun by 172%
Amid the rubble
The shaming of South Africa
After a week of unprecedented unrest the country is on the brink
Minority rights and minorities wronged
The EU is both ally and accomplice when it comes to minority rights in Europe
Why Africa has relatively few UNESCO World Heritage sites
To get more of their sites recognised, Africans must become skilled at lobbying
A new, green air-conditioning system manages without nasty gases
And has few moving parts at its core
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