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There Are No Winners in the Ukraine Conflict   
January 22, 2015
- The Moscow Times - Both initiatives failed: even the îUnited Nationsî General Assembly resolution condemning Russia's actions in Crimea barely mustered a simple majority, and Washington lacked the influence to manage...
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European Scientists and Scholars Issue Communique Demanding Freedom of Speech on Climate Science and on Global Warming Policies say Friends of Science   
January 22, 2015
- StreetInsider - 2015 in the Dagelijkse Standaard of the Netherlands regarding their concerns over future candidates for chair of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), and their desire for open debate...
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Updated: U.S. Senate set to vote on whether climate change is a hoax   
January 22, 2015
- news.sciencemag.org - The first, Schatzâs amendment, cites scientific bodies like the National Research Council and îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî in asking whether itâs the âsense of...
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Daily Briefing | World Bank chief makes climate action plea at Davos   
January 22, 2015
- The Carbon Brief - The authors - including an astrophysicist, a statistician, a geography professor and a British politician affiliated with the UK Independence Party - say the models used by the UN îIntergovernmental Panel...
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ESG: From cute and fluffy to having real bite   
January 22, 2015
- Financial News - It is still early days for ESG reporting, however. Just over 60% of respondents to a 2014 progress report by the îUnited Nationsî îPrinciples for Responsible Investmentî group said they...
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ILO: Turkey to face high unemployment over next three years   
January 22, 2015
- Al Bawaba - states a recent report released by the îInternational Labour Organizationî (ILO). According to the âWorld Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2015â report published by the ILO on Tuesday,...
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Endangered chimpanzees may experience drastic habitat loss within 5 years   
January 22, 2015
- Science Daily - The scenarios were provided by the UN's îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî and considered a varying range of factors including use of fossil and non-fossil fuels, human population growth, and...
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Cameroon: Kumba-Mamfe Road - Administrators Learn Labour Intensive Approach   
January 22, 2015
- AllAfrica - It was organised by the îInternational Labour Organizationî, IO, Decent Work Technical Support Team for Central Africa and Country Office for Cameroon. It took place on the theme; "Integration of Labour...
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Is climate change really that dangerous' Predictions are 'very greatly exaggerated', claims study   
January 22, 2015
- Daily Mail - In particular, those complex models involved in the UN and World Meteorological Organisationâs (WMO) îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) report. They also compared their predictions...
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Sea-Level Rise Policy Top Priority For N.C. Coastal Regulators   
January 22, 2015
- Insurance News Net - Jan. 21--COASTAL N.C. -- After political support eroded the first time around, North Carolina's coastal regulators are again trying to develop a sea-level rise policy that can navigate the choppy waters...
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