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UN Team Investigates Saudi Surge in Cases of Deadly MERS Virus   
February 21, 2015
- NDTV - LONDON: An international team of îUnited Nationsî human and animal health experts has flown to Saudi Arabia to investigate a recent surge in cases of a deadly virus known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or...
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Armed groups raid S. Sudanese school, abduct 89 children   
February 21, 2015
- WCVB | WCVB Boston - Armed groups raided a South Sudanese school and abducted 89 children, the îUnited Nationsî said Saturday. The U.N. pointed out that boys were among those taken. The abduction occurred near...
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U.N. climate panel chief accused of sexual harassment - police   
February 21, 2015
- one.trust.org - Pachauri, chairman of the U.N.'s îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, sexually harassed a 29-year-old woman, police and lawyers said on Friday. The woman, who is a researcher at Pachauri's...
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Will Biofuels Growth Require Cutting Down Forests' At Scale, Yes, Report Says   
February 21, 2015
- Green Car Reports - The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî ruled last year that without significant increases in bioenergy use, it would cost on average two-thirds more to prevent Earth's temperature from...
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A cloud has caused problems, fighting it effectively: Pachauri   
February 21, 2015
- The Indian Express - Pachauri is also the chairman of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), a global body of hundreds of climate scientists who volunteer to survey all published studies on climate...
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Susan Thomforde, 58; delivered more than 1,300 babies   
February 21, 2015
- The Boston Globe - Born in Tehran and raised in Rome, Susan Thomforde settled in Greater Boston and became a nurse-midwife who helped bring more than 1,300 babies into the world during a 30-year career at area hospitals and...
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FIR against RK Pachauri for sexually harassing woman colleague   
February 21, 2015
- Daily News and Analysis - The 75-year old Nobel Laureate, director general of The Energy Research Institute (TERI) and Chief of îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî seems to have been besotted with his 29 year...
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The New Normal of Extreme Weather Conditions   
February 21, 2015
- urbanland.uli.org - No. It is having everyone in same room thinking about this problem. Knowledge of the IPCC [îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî] has to be matched with projects on the ground,â said...
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Opinion Poll Shows Climate Change Matters (Sort of)   
February 21, 2015
- Heartlander Magazine - Belief, however, doesnât make claims true. For instance, climate models and the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) say temperature should climb right along with the rise in...
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UN climate chief probed over harassment   
February 21, 2015
- Press TV - Police in India have launched an investigation into claims that Rajendra K. Pachauri, the head of the UN's îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), sexually harassed a female employee at his...
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