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Fears South Sudan conflict could spark regional war

The Sudan Tribune reports on the difficult situation regarding ongoing conflict in South Sudan and also what measures could be taken to resolve it (see full article): The International Crisis Group (ICG) has warned that different dimensions and interests that … Continue reading

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Obama facing rising pressure to send lethal aid to Ukraine

Fox News reports that president Obama is facing pressure to supply arms to the Ukranian government: President Obama is facing rising pressure from former officials, security analysts and top lawmakers to provide Ukraine lethal military aid to help battle Moscow-backed … Continue reading

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New England slammed as powerful storm churns north

CNN reports on a winter storm hitting the northeastern United States as it makes its way north: New England faced an old enemy Tuesday: Mother Nature. She brought a blizzard with her, one that is hardly unprecedented for this often … Continue reading

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White House partners with Amazon and others on climate change resilience

This recent article by the Guardian discusses actions being taken by the US government in concert with several companies to prepare for the effects of climate change: Along with its warning this week that delaying action on climate change would … Continue reading

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Eight ways climate change is making the world more dangerous

Natural disasters have become more frequent and costly since the 1970s, as this article from the Guardian illustrates: Forget the future. The world already is nearly five times as dangerous and disaster prone as it was in the 1970s, because … Continue reading

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China and the US sign deals on climate change

This article by the Guardian reports on a recent deal between two of the world’s most powerful nations aimed at curbing CO2 emissions: The United States and China on Tuesday signed eight partnership pacts to cut greenhouse gases, bringing the … Continue reading

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