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Bachelor, Master, PhD and MBA students at a European university, outside the UK.

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11PM November 01 2011

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Flaming ice

Global warming is happening. There is no doubt about that. However, humanity just does not seem to understand how serious consequences it would bring. Discussions have been going on for a very long time, various initiatives have beem put in place, but considerable change is still out of sight. Are we going to be able to avert danger and leave a liveable earth for future generations?

138 votes
"A very strong picture on an extremely topical subject and poses a good, pointed question at the end."

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Between Two Fires

Only a few people in this world wake up with a thought, ‘I am so happy today that I want to move to a different country’. Disruptive events make millions of people wake up thinking, ‘I NEED to move to a different country’. Like an acrobat maintaining balance on a tightrope you might fall down while walking along. And even if you reach your destination it is never the end of the story.

123 votes