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How to Move Ahead Quickly on Carbon Pricing
World  (tags: Carbon pricing, Reducing Emission, Climate Change, Int'l Agreements, World Economic Forum, World Health Organization, Int'l Politics, IMF, Int'l Monetary Fund )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - forumblog.org
"The time has come to end hand wringing on climate strategy, particularly controlling carbon dioxide emissions. We need an approach that builds on national self-interest and spurs a race to the top in low-carbon energy solutions."
How Australia Became the Dirtiest Polluter in the Developed World
World  (tags: Australia, Climate Change, Pollution, Coal, #DirtyCoal, Tony Abbott, Prime Minister, Carbon Emissions )

Brian
- 10 hours ago - motherjones.com
"Once a leader in green initiatives, Australia's become the Saudi Arabia of the South Pacific."
The Umbrella Revolution
World  (tags: The Umbrella Revolution, Hong Kong, China, democracy, free elections )

Dandelion
- 15 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Protests began a week ago with a class boycott by university and college students, who said they would stand firm until officials meet their demands for reforming the local legislature and withdrawing the requirement that election candidates be screened.
Mayan People's Movement Defeats Monsanto Law in Guatemala
World  (tags: Guatemala, Monsanto, Monsanto Law, gm seeds, protests, food sovereignty, Mayan communities, organizations, traditional farming, biodiversity )

LucyKalei
- 20 hours ago - viacampesina.org
After 10 days of widespread street protests against Monsanto expansion into, groups of indigenous people joined by social movements, trade unions & farmer & women's orgs, won a victory when congress finally repealed the legislation approved in June
The Waiting Game: Refugees Live in Limbo in Hong Kong
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Hong Kong, society, government, ethics, china )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - edition.cnn.com
Cost of living in Hong Kong is high; asylum seekers, who can't work legally, often live in poverty
Green Village to Be Bulldozed and Mined for Lignite(COAL) in Germany's Quest for Non-Nuclear Fuel
World  (tags: Germany, Energy, Energy Policy, Energiewende, Failure, Renewable Energy, Heavily Subsidized, Energy Gap, Fossil Fuels, Lignite, Brown Coal, #DirtyCoal, Angela Merkel, Rising Emissions, Particulate Pollution, Toxic Contamination )

Brian
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
"Proschim is just one of a cluster of east German villages and farms set to make way for new lignite mines. The fossil fuel is intended to "bridge" a widening energy gap resulting from the closure of Germany's nuclear power plants."
5 More Bodies Found at Japan Volcano; Toll Now 36
World  (tags: Japan, Volcano, Tragedy, Mount Ontake, 36 Dead )

Brian
- 1 day ago - abcnews.go.com
"Toxic gases and ash from still-erupting Mount Ontake forced Japanese rescue workers to call off the search for more victims Monday as dozens of relatives awaited news of their family members."
Minister: Israel Looking at Ways to Lower Bedouin Birthrate
World  (tags: Bedouin population, Human Rights, polygamy, birthrate, freedoms, israel, world, ethics, government, middle-east, politics, humans, society )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - haaretz.com
Fadi Masamra, director general of the Council of Unrecognized Villages in the Negev, said in response, "From a feminist perspective I support stopping polygamy, but to talk about dealing with the birthrate is insane.
'Ebola Is Winning': Sierra Leone Quarantines 1.2 Million People
World  (tags: Sierra Leone, Africa, Ebola, Deadly Disease, Quarantine, UN Ebola Talk, Humanitarian Crisis )

Brian
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
"As United Nations leaders prepare for Ebola talks, countries plagued by the disease make desperate moves."
 
 
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