Why Apollo 11's giant leap gives us hope for climate change today

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We put a man on the moon - we can solve climate change, argues Simon Kelly of Obliquity Group

Fifty years ago today, Neil Armstrong descended the steps of the lunar module to create the first human imprint on the moon's surface. To put this achievement into perspective, we had only flown across...

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