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PM Narendra Modi chairs meeting to review preparation of International Yoga Day   
May 29, 2015
- Financial Express - Jaishankar, Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra and other top officials. The 69th Session of the îUnited Nationsî General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted and declared June 21 as the International Day...
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Shy of goal, major progress still cited in fight to cut global hunger   
May 29, 2015
- Baking Business - ROME â The incidence of hunger worldwide has declined to 795 million people in 2015, down 21% from over 1 billion in 1990-92, according to a report by the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the...
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World Hunger Falls to Under 800 Million   
May 29, 2015
- Wisconsin Ag Connection - published by the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the World Food Program. A majority - 72 out of 129 -...
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Mid-year talks to shape fate of climate pact   
May 29, 2015
- Zee News - On current trends, according to the UN's îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), the global mean temperature could rise by up to 4.8 C this century alone, a recipe for worse drought, flood and...
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Suncor Energy to participate in a panel at the RBC Capital Markets conference   
May 29, 2015
- Financial Content - Suncor is listed on the îUNî îGlobal Compactî 100 stock index and the Corporate Knights' Global 100. Suncor's common shares (symbol: SU) are listed on the Toronto and New York stock...
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Leaving the Church of Environmentalism   
May 29, 2015
- Heartland - Suggesting that humans actually have any effect on the weather is absurd. That is why the predictions made by the UNâs îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî and all the others based on computer...
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Environmental Journalism Has Become Ideological Warfare   
May 29, 2015
- Heartlander Magazine - This makes environmentalism and journalism a treacherous coupling. The father of the U.N.âs îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), Bert Bolin, said as much. In his 2008 A...
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Himalayan glaciers face meltdown   
May 29, 2015
- Mail & Guardian Online - The projected speed of glacier melt in the Himalayas has been disputed since the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî erroneously reported non-peer reviewed science in 2009 that...
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UN Peacekeepers Day - 183 fatalities in Cyprus since 1964   
May 29, 2015
- Famagusta Gazette - Today marks the International Day of îUnited Nationsî Peacekeepers. UN offices, alongside Member States and non-governmental organizations around the world will hold events to honour fallen...
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Flawed forecast from Ducey and climate change skeptics   
May 29, 2015
- azcentral.com - It deals with the human-caused aspect of climate change and reads in part: "In its Fourth Assessment Report, the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, a group of 1,300 independent scientific...
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