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Indoors a More Dangerous Place than World Beyond, UK Guardian Author Contends

The UK Guardian – November 19, 2012
By George Monbiot

Indoors a More Dangerous Place than World Beyond, UK Guardian Author Contends If children lose contact with nature they won't fight for it With half of their time spent at screens, the next generation will be poorly equipped to defend the natural world from harm The great indoors has become a far more dangerous place than the diminished world beyond.' Illustration by Daniel Pudles 'One woe doth tread upon another's heel, So fast they follow". That radical green pressure group PriceWaterhouseCoopers warns that even if the present rate of global decarbonisation were to double, we would still be on course for 6C of warming by the end of the century. Confining the…
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