"Plunge is far faster than in Arctic and may lead to more global heating, say scientists" 'Precipitous' fall i...
Monday, July 11, 2016
"Climate Change" Crossed The Rubicon
The Vanishing of Canada’s First Nations Women
More than 1,000 indigenous women have gone missing or have been murdered in Canada. Meet the sisterhood trying to bring them justice.
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Australia to get 52GW of solar capacity in dramatic energy transformation
We are fast approaching a tipping point in the transformation of energy markets from fossil fuels to renewables. This transformation will not be orderly, rather will be a disruptive transition that will produce significant winners and losers.
What Chilcot Won't Tell Us: The Iraq War Crashed the European Project
The Iraq war was a disaster for the entire Middle East. But it also blew the wheels off the European project. Iraq posed no immediate nor distant threat to the UK or British interests. The often aggressive and unpleasant regime of Saddam Hussein had been successfully contained by a coalition of allies during the 1990s. And for ordinary Iraqis - not seeking to engage in politics - life was a little worse than it had been (due to sanctions) but it was stable and 'OK'. The decision of the UK to get involved in the Iraq war was controversial at the time, and over a million marched in London against it. The refugee blowback has holed the EU below the waterline
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