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CM31: Climate

Ehsan Masood fears a coming mass extinction, Medina Tenour Whiteman sings the praises of water, Giles Goddard denounces Western attitudes to the environment, Christopher B Jones deliberates on global weirding, James Brooks joins the Extinction Rebellion demonstrations, Gordon Blaine Steffey exposes the deceit and bullshit of climate deniers, Hafeez Burhan Khan experiences the dry heat of Wadi Rum, Tawseef Khan worries about the plight of climate refugees, Shanka Mesa Siverio attempts to build prosperous communities, Moiz Bohra watches the gas and oil flares in Qatar, Muhammad Akbar Notezai witnesses the impact of climate change on Pakistani villages, C Scott Jordan wants to negotiate the meaning of sustainability (by watching films!), Greenpeace illustrate plastic pollution, Yovanka Paquete Perdigao suggests Game of Thrones is a climate allegory, Mohamed Aidid and Fareha Rahman issue a call to arms, and we list seven climate-denying wonders of the world.

Also in this issue: Marjorie Allthorpe-Guyton samples the delights on offer at the Venice Biennale, Gazala Khan can’t get India out of her mind, Samia Rahman ponders polygamy, short stories by Uzma Ali and Hafsa Abdurrahman, poems by Farid Bitar and Helen Moore, and M Iqbal Asaria remembers S M Idris, the legendary people’s champion of Malaysia.

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