New Zealand has welcomed 2021 with a fireworks display in Auckland. Strict lockdown and border closures in the country have all but eliminated Covid, so… Read More »New Zealand rings in 2021 with fireworks
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This is what happened when teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg and veteran author and environmentalist Margaret Atwood were brought together by Radio 4’s Today Programme.
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