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Cancun Climate Change Summit Treaty Deal Reached With Kyoto Protocol Extended

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A last minute deal to re-commit to the Kyoto Protocol was finally reached yesterday at the Cancun Climate Change Summit Treaty Talks. Japan and Russia were reluctant to resign the agreement, but finally gave in to pressure. Japan was the last to agree after complicated legal maneuvering and pressuring from the other G20 countries. The …

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US Department of Labor releases 3 new reports on international child labor and forced labor

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December 15th 2010, The US Department of Labor released 3 new reports on international child labor and forced labor The Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced the release of three reports on child labour and/or forced labour from around the world. Secretary Solis was joined by Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa at U.S. …

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United Nations Climate Chief CO2 Benchmark of 2C Too High 4C Possible By 2060

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United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres is calling for world leaders to aim for an even lower threshold for rising global average temperatures, even as new figures suggest that the prospects for preventing temperatures from rising beyond a key benchmark of 2C grew even dimmer in 2010. According to new estimates that were released this …

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Famine and Hunger Definitions – Relief and Solutions

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In 2011 famine and hunger definitions relief and solutions seem to be evolving. World hunger is increasing as populations expand and weather patterns are changing. Although famine and hunger are two separate afflictions, they both wind up with the same results. According to World Hunger.Org, there were 925 million hungry people in the world in …

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Clean Energy – Future Of Clean Energy in US from Secretary of Energy Chu

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Clean energy sounds like a great idea for most people, and Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, in his speech to the Washington Post Live Smart Energy Conference on Nov. 3, 2011 mentioned our choices in America are to either surrender of take advantage of the huge economic opportunities that are becoming available in the smart …

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Cancun Climate Summit Talks Being Undermined By Largest Polluters

As climate disasters pummel the planet, the largest polluters are trying to weaken a global climate treaty in the Cancún Climate Summit Talks. You won’t believe the diversity of delegates that come up to us and thank us for the work that you all are doing. Many of them are from countries on the front …

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