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Irresponsibility

Some of the most influential professional engineering and science organisations (PESOs) in the UK have promoted fossil fuel and arms companies to schoolchildren – without discussing the ethical iss

Money, money, money

The Metropolitan police more than doubled their spending on policing the protests against the DSEI arms fair in East London, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.

Frackfree?

At the beginning of November, the Conservative government announced a moratorium on fracking in the UK – ‘until compelling new evidence is provided’ proving that hydraulic fracturing of shale rock

Marking August 1969: remember Patrick Rooney

How Northern Ireland's 'Troubles' really began

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Closing Cardiff, opening minds

Pension Fund votes to ditch fossil fuels after mass action

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Largest roll-out of solar power in Wales

Community-owned scheme aims to install 5,000kW of rooftop panels over 250 sites

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Wales’ worst warmonger?

Gwynedd Council has £100m invested in arms, Freedom of Information Act request reveals

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Western Sahara

In September, activists from Environmental Justice Ōtepoti blockaded a New Zealand fertiliser plant on the outskirts of the city of Dunedin.

Deadly peace process

The US military, Afghan government forces and the Taliban have all escalated their deadly attacks during peace negotiations.

Military mosquito

In July, the MoD issued development contracts for what may be a new killer drone, carrying out air-to-air or air-to-ground strikes.