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US racial tension - How far should freedom of speech be allowed to go?

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India and Pakistan mark 70 years of independence: Can the two countries ever reconcile?

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Trump again blames both sides for Charlottesville violence

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'Macron: The shadow of a doubt'

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Talks to begin on revamping NAFTA trade deal

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DOWN TO EARTH

We meet the people behind fascinating environmental, health and technological innovations in a bid for sustainable solutions to our changing world. Saturday at 7.20 pm. Or you can catch it online from Friday.

Latest update : 2017-05-26

Trump has already quit the Paris climate deal - just not publicly

It doesn't really matter whether US President Donald Trump pulls his country out of the world's first binding agreement on climate change. All of his actions since taking office show he will not keep the promises pledged in the deal. This week Down to Earth examines the White House's climate policy.

 
From special advisors to environmental chiefs, the Trump administration's team is increasingly sceptical of all science that points to a link between man-made emissions and global warming.
 
What's behind their reasoning and how are they working to change the opinion of the American public? We take a closer look.

By Mairead DUNDAS , Shona BHATTACHARYYA , Marina BERTSCH , Juliette LACHARNAY , Mégane VERDIER

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2017-06-20 Antarctica

Who benefits when the ice caps melt?

The Arctic and Antarctica are warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet, with the amount of sea ice lost equal to the size of Mexico (when we compare what we have today to...

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2017-06-09 Mars

Could Mars be our Planet B?

As humans continue to ravage Earth, is it time to consider other planets as an alternative home? NASA and a host of private organisations - including Elon Musk's SpaceX - are in...

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2017-05-09 France

Imagining a world without pesticides

After being used for decades by modern intensive agriculture, pesticides are now showing their limits. In southern Africa, a kind of pesticide-resistant caterpillar is destroying...

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2017-04-24 tourism

How green is ecotourism?

In the past few decades, ecotourism has become increasingly popular but still represents only a fraction of the tourist industry: just 5%, according to the UN. For many nature...

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