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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

IPPR's journal of politics and ideas, showcasing the best in British and international thinking for achieving lasting progressive change

Food security and the Anthropocene by Dr Riaz Bhunnoo

Humanity’s food production and consumption has had, and will continue to have, significant impacts on the environment, directly affecting our ability to produce food in the future. The world is...

20/12/2017
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Climate Change and the Worst-Case Scenario by Simon Beard

After a year of unprecedented meteorological extremes, the impacts of climate-induced catastrophes are finally getting some attention. The number of catastrophic meteorological events has already...

18/12/2017
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Finance in the Anthropocene by Dr Nick Taylor

What do risk and uncertainty mean to you? Risk is our society’s dominant way of governing and representing the future with the pretension to tame uncertainty. In the age of the Anthropocene, we must...

18/12/2017
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Editorial - The Road to Ruin: Making Sense of the Anthropocene

Ours is the age of global environmental collapse. Resources are being consumed at around 1.5 times the Earth’s ability to regenerate them. We are living through the sixth mass extinction and nearly...

18/12/2017
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24:3 issue contents - The Road to Ruin: Making Sense of the Anthropocene

We live in an age of global environmental change in which human impacts on the natural world have passed safe limits. Geologists have dubbed this new era the ‘Anthropocene’ in recognition of the fact...

14/12/2017
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The German election and the UK’s new irrelevance

The German federal election attracted much international attention after the Alternative for Germany (AfD) entered parliament for the first time. The party is the first radical right party to sit in...

07/11/2017
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IPPR Progressive Review: 'What Is Economic Justice?'

Earlier this year IPPR launched its Commission on Economic Justice to set out how policy makers can re-write the rules of the UK's post Brexit economy.  This piece of work begs the question 'w...

18/10/2017 16:00 - 17:30
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