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Climate models don't over-predict warming, study shows   
January 29, 2015
- Phys.org - The researchers chose the 15- and 62-year intervals because they are the durations referenced most often by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, which focuses particularly on accelerated warming...
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Sri Lanka's new government plans fresh war crimes probe   
January 29, 2015
- Reuters - Without some accountability for civilian deaths, the îUnited Nationsî argues there will be no lasting reconciliation to allow Sri Lanka to move on from the war that dragged on for decades as ethnic Tamil...
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IFIF FEED INDUSTRY FEDERATION: 9th International Feed Regulators Meeting to be ..   
January 29, 2015
- 4 Traders - The 9th Annual International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM) organized by the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) in cooperation with the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî...
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FAO calls for strengthening of agricultural biodiversity in Iran   
January 29, 2015
- Tehran Times - The îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO) has called for the establishment of a âNational Information Sharing Mechanismâ (NISM) on plant genetic resources to secure...
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Wednesday, Jan. 28: Consultation a farce   
January 29, 2015
- The Vancouver Sun - According to the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, the oceans are absorbing over 90 per cent of the increased heat trapped by greenhouse gases. Warming the oceans is by itself a...
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Dispatches: Wrong Message to Uzbekistan on Forced Labor   
January 29, 2015
- Human Rights Watch - The bank has also committed to create a complaint mechanism and contract the îInternational Labour Organizationî (ILO) to monitor bank projects for forced and child labor. But these meager...
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Britons believe in climate change... but do they care'   
January 29, 2015
- Daily Telegraph - The uptick in belief also covered the period in which Typhoon Haiyan, which was also widely linked to global warming, caused devastation in the Philippines and the UN îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate...
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UN's ILO pins high hopes on EU investment plan   
January 29, 2015
- Deutsche Welle - The îInternational Labour Organizationî (ILO) has said it expects the EU's large-scale investment plan to create millions of new jobs. But it warned that efforts needed to be focused more on the...
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ILO / EUROPE EMPLOYMENT   
January 29, 2015
- unmultimedia.org - The îInternational Labour Organizationî (ILO) said today that over 2.1 million new jobs could be generated by mid-2018 under the three-year investment plan put forward by European Commission (EC)...
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2015: A year of action on climate change   
January 29, 2015
- The Africa Report - Carbon emissions after that would trigger environmental catastrophe, according to the latest report from the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî in November. The panel says that Africa...
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