Short news from the United Kingdom.
An alternative World Cup for linguistic minorities and internationally unrecognised nations will be held in London in May. For example, the competition organised by the Confederation of Independent Football Associations equips teams from Tibet and Northern Cyprus. There is also a team with players from North and South Korea.
Why are we not succeeding in stopping climate change? Five reasons for our short-sightedness and five suggestions for rescuing our species. more
Barack Obama's former environmental advisor is building a high-tech village in the Netherlands. more
During the lockdown we asked eight international authors to write a story together. Chapter 4. more
During the lockdown we asked eight international authors to write a story together. Chapter 8. more
Look out to sea from the Thames Estuary in the south-east of Britain on a fine day, and you can see small dots in the distance. They look like the anchors of giant ships. more
Why are people in flat countries magnetised to the mountains? An interview with the writer Will Self. more