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Chain Reaction #125 − November 2015

National Magazine of Friends of the Earth, Australia

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Challenging the privatised university:

Emerging technology and challenging the privatised uni

What's wrong with privatising universities?

How corporate investment corrodes the public research environment

Why do universities still invest in fossil fuels?

A shift towards industry-relevant degrees isn't helping students get jobs

Nuclear power's long farewell?

Nuclear, climate, energy:

Should Australia become the world's nuclear waste dump

Summing the health effects of the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Shenhua Watermark Coal – the fight for the Liverpool Plains continues

The fantasy of cheap, safe nuclear energy

The renewable energy revolution

Eight things Malcolm Turnbull should do on climate, renewables

Geoengineering: Striking targets or missing the point?

Friends of the Earth articles:

Greening the Internet

A spoonful of sugar is not enough to help the TPP go down

Inside Friends of the Earth's Yes 2 Renewables Campaign

FoE's campaign to stop whaling 1976-78

Black Hole documentary review



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