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The Atlantic
Climate Fiction: Can Popular Books About Environmental Disaster Save the Planet?The American Southwest has been decimated by drought. Nevada and Arizona skirmi
Climate Fiction: Can Popular Books About Environmental Disaster Save the Planet?
The Atlantic / Posted 15 days ago
The American Southwest has been decimated by drought. Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches, deciding if it should just take the whole river all for itself. But when water is more valuable... Read more
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Eu Business
The legacies of World War II — EU(PARIS) - The birth of the United Nations, the death of colonial empires and th
The legacies of World War II — EU
Eu Business / Posted 15 days ago
(PARIS) - The birth of the United Nations, the death of colonial empires and the first steps towards the European Union are all legacies of World War II. - New international institutions - Succeeding the League of Nations, which failed to prevent... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ukraine debt crisis: Kiev faces fight with creditors as it reels from Putin's blowsAnd the ensuing currency crisis – Ukraine’s currency, the hryvnia, has fallen b
Ukraine debt crisis: Kiev faces fight with creditors as it reels from Putin's blows
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
And the ensuing currency crisis – Ukraine’s currency, the hryvnia, has fallen by more than 60pc against the dollar since the start of last year – has rapidly rendered the country’s debt pile unsustainable. As much of Ukraine’s debt is... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Bureaucrats Who Singled Out Hiroshima for DestructionOn May 10, 1945, three days after Germany had surrendered to the Allied powers
The Bureaucrats Who Singled Out Hiroshima for Destruction
The Atlantic / Posted 23 days ago
On May 10, 1945, three days after Germany had surrendered to the Allied powers and ended World War II in Europe, a carefully selected group of scientists and military personnel met in an office in Los Alamos, New Mexico. With Germany out of the war,... Read more
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CNN
Where no one believes in climate change? (Woodward, Oklahoma (CNN)I was wandering around the rolling plains of northwest
Where no one believes in climate change? (
CNN / Posted 25 days ago
Woodward, Oklahoma (CNN)I was wandering around the rolling plains of northwest Oklahoma looking for one person -- one person -- who believes in climate change science when I met the woman dressed all in yellow. A wide-brimmed, lemon-colored hat... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Atomic bomb was indeed a necessityOn the contrary, the evidence is clear that the bombs were indeed necessary, an
Atomic bomb was indeed a necessity
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 28 days ago
On the contrary, the evidence is clear that the bombs were indeed necessary, and dropping them was absolutely the right thing to do. While we don’t know how many American and Japanese lives were saved, we can estimate them well into the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why are we still waiting for a solution to climate change? Because it’s hardWhy Are We Waiting? The Logic, Urgency and Promise of Tackling Climate Change N
Why are we still waiting for a solution to climate change? Because it’s hard
The New Statesman / Posted 30 days ago
Why Are We Waiting? The Logic, Urgency and Promise of Tackling Climate Change Nicholas Stern MIT Press, 448pp, £19.95 Recent temperatures have once again broken all records for a British July. We are now approaching the 370th month in succession... Read more

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