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  • Humans to blame for global warming, says landmark UN report

    Humans to blame for global warming, says landmark UN report

    A UN panel of climate change experts today announced that mankind is almost certainly to blame for global warming, warning that the planet will see increasingly extreme weather events unless governments take strong action. In a much anticipated  report released Friday , the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) […]

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  • Inside Monsanto’s Rural Police State

    Inside Monsanto's Rural Police State

    Truthout  on the regime of rural surveillance and suspicion instituted by multinational seed companies: The GMO regime has initiated a “new era of feudalism,” by powerful multinationals who have consolidated their control over the lives and practices of farmers everywhere. Monsanto boasts one of the largest corporate security operations […]

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  • White House Ups the Ante on Cost of Carbon Pollution to the Public

    White House Ups the Ante on Cost of Carbon Pollution to the Public

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has sharply increased its cost estimates for the global-warming damage caused by carbon dioxide emissions, a calculation that could significantly affect government policies about fossil fuel projects, including the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.  The new estimates could influence many other government actions, such […]