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Cooler cities

The world's cities are responsible for 80 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions, but are also likely to produce many of the solutions to climate change. Many cities have far more ambitious environmental aims than do national governments. But how…
Matthew Lockwood  

A rough guide to carbon trading

Are carbon trading schemes the best way to tackle climate change? Trading is central to meeting Kyoto targets. But the EU scheme, the world's biggest, has had a bumpy start and questions remain about the long-term viability of trading
Matthew Lockwood  

States of development

Many have argued that the key to development in Africa is more financial aid and more democracy. But neither played a big role in the economic take-off of Asian countries like Taiwan and South Korea. What the Asian success stories…
Matthew Lockwood