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Cyprus Olive Farmer Vows Change To Face Climate Challenge   
November 29, 2020
Source: International Business Times - Standing in her olive grove in Cyprus, Elena Sampson sighs at the sight of hundreds of barren trees and vows to tackle climate change after another scorching year. The first of several heatwaves in 2020 descended in May,
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Boulder’s Marina LaGrave works to build community through language   
November 29, 2020
Source: Daily Camera - For Marina LaGrave, translation is about much more than providing language access. It’s also a means of building community.
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Covid-19 could damage women for years, says UN   
November 29, 2020
Source: MarketWatch - The Covid-19 pandemic is squeezing working mothers out of the world's labor pool in ways that could damage women's economic prospects for years to
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UAE- Empower attends UN Meetings on Energy and Environment   
November 29, 2020
Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network - Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, participates in a series of sessions on the sidelines of the twelfth Conference of the P
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Markaz launches its second Sustainability report for 2018/2019   
November 29, 2020
Source: Zawya - As a testament to its steadfast commitment to doing business in a responsible and sustainable fashion, Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” announced the release of its second Sustainability Report, for the 2018 and 2019...
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INTERVIEW: Why the AFL-CIO both sits at the table and marches in the streets   
November 28, 2020
Source: openDemocracy - If you say no before you reach a table to see what a document looks like or what you might be able to do, then you really cede a lot of space. If the moment they announce a trade agreement you shout,
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Polar scientists wary of impending satellite gap   
November 28, 2020
Source: BBC News on MSN.com - There is going to be a gap of several years in our ability to measure the thickness of ice at the top and bottom of the world, scientists are warning. The only two satellites dedicated to observing the poles are almost certain to...
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Irradiation Secures Viet Nam's Fruit Exports   
November 28, 2020
Source: iaea.org - Irradiated for freshness” written across a juicy mango may raise some eyebrows, but the label has guaranteed Viet Nam exports worth US$20 million a year to the United States. Using irradiation to disinfest fruit is gaining...
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How Biden Can Prove That ‘America Is Back’ at the United Nations   
November 28, 2020
Source: World Politics Review - Joe Biden’s election as president offers the United States an opportunity to recast its relationship with the United Nations after four years of “America First” disengagement under Donald Trump. The...
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Emmerson PLC - Completion of ESIA for Khemisset Potash Project   
November 28, 2020
Source: Proactiveinvestors - The related workstreams have been completed in compliance with International Finance Corporation ("IFC") Performance Standards and the Equator Principles. These standards are the global benchmark for the development of mining...
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