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last contributed to D+C/E+Z in winter 2017/2018 as president of the Heinrich Böll Foundation.  

All articles of Barbara Unmüssig

Political foundations

Promoting democratic values

Germany’s political foundations are unique the world over

The Gates Foundation

Private-sector billionaires setting global agenda

Philanthrophists like Bill Gates are funding a huge share of international development cooperation

Meat production

When table and trough compete

Meat production can meet rising global demand in the long term – but only at excessive environmental and social costs

Growth scepticism

Another attempt to save the planet?

Rio+20: Another attempt to save the planet?


“Step in the right direction”

What remains to be done after the climate summit in Cancún

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