Can you support your answer with examples? In the area I write about, science, there seems to be overwhelming agreement that the EU is a force for discovery, co-operation and knowledge. I thrill to the anthem and warm to the flag. I was devastated by the vote, but not surprised that the traditional British view of history edged it.
Turned Out Nice: How the British Isles Will Change as the World Heats Up by Marek Kohn
What I never expected was the absence of any sense on the part of the government or the main opposition party that the preferences of such a large minority — almost half the voters — should be reflected in resulting policies. It turns out that a country that takes such pride in having an unwritten constitution has a shockingly shallow understanding of democracy.
The EU is a system for increasing the extent to which its members share common interests, so it forms the economic basis for peace in the region. We have a monthly night with music, conversations, performances and video link-ups with people in other European countries. For me, these are small, local steps towards reviving Europe at the grass roots by bringing Europeans together, person to person.
The Old Town. It is in my imagination, as well as in the middle of many European cities, and I love it because it is the heart of my Europe. Lengthening odds are no reason to give up on trying to stay as close as possible to the rest of Europe, when the consequences of leaving will be so grave and profound.
The transformation that Europe achieved in the second half of the last century shows that its better nature is extraordinarily resilient and strong. But it will need all the help it can get, from Europeans both inside and outside the Union. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account.
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Which European languages can you speak? Some of our flora and fauna will have vanished; exotic animals and pests will flourish.
Vast numbers of marginalised human migrants will be here. Surveillance and restriction of our movements will be taken for granted. Walking in what is left of 'nature' will be nearly impossible.
Terrible summer fires in our upland areas will be commonplace. This is a report from the near future that we cannot afford to ignore.
More books by this author. Category: Popular science. Surveillance and restriction of our movements will be taken for granted. Walking in what is left of 'nature' will be nearly impossible.
Terrible summer fires in our upland areas will be commonplace. As the severe flooding in Somerset shows, Turned Out Nice is more relevant than ever: it is a report from the near future that we cannot afford to ignore. Added to basket. Climate Casino. William D. John S. The Politics of Climate Change.
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