If the European Union does not cooperatively rise to the challenges posed by incoming migrants before climate change sends ever greater waves of refugees, it risks rending itself asunder, turning Europe back into a continent of warring nations.
Malawian president Peter Mutharika was, on 21 May, narrowly re-elected for a second, and his final, five-year mandate.
We just had an election and we ended up with the same mediocre government we had before. They are not a government to guide us through the perils of our present times.
With last night’s defeat in Australia of the Labor Party to the Liberals against all odds, and the best of News Polls, and predictions, this contemplation of the Virginia creeper might just have to sustain us for the near future.
It may turn out to be too little, too late, or it may buy us the time we need to switch over to net zero emissions economies in time to spare the world exceptionally catastrophic climate change.