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US Will Not Join Treaty Banning Landmines
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Jueves, 26 de noviembre del 2009

Source: Reuters by David Alexander November 24, 2009 WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has no plans to join a global treaty banning landmines because a policy review found the United States could not meet its security commitments without them, the State Department said on Tuesday. “This administration undertook a policy review and we decided that our landmine policy remains [...]

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Refuse Allegiance to Coal
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Lunes, 23 de noviembre del 2009

Source: Truthdig by Chris Hedges November 23, 2009 There are some 614 coal-fired power plants in the United States, and it is up to us to shut them down. No one in the White House will do it. No one in Congress will do it. And no one at the coming U.N. climate change conference in Copenhagen will [...]

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El mundo rumbo hacia un catastrófico calentamiento de 6ºC
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Lunes, 23 de noviembre del 2009

Fuente: The Independent Traducción: Àngel Ferrero, Sin Permiso por Steve Connor y Michael McCarthy 18 de noviembre, 2009 El mundo se encuentra en rumbo firme hacia el peor de los escenarios posibles en lo que se refiere al cambio climático, con la media mundial de temperaturas subiendo hasta 6º C a finales de siglo, según advirtieron destacados científicos ayer. [...]

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Age of Cyber Warfare Is ‘Dawning’
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Miércoles, 18 de noviembre del 2009

Cyber war has moved from fiction to fact, says a report. by BBC News November 17, 2009 Compiled by security firm McAfee, it bases its conclusion on analysis of recent net-based attacks. Analysis of the motives of the actors behind many attacks carried out via the internet showed that many were mounted with a explicitly political aim. It said that [...]

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America’s Phoney War in Afghanistan
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Viernes, 30 de octubre del 2009

by F. William Engdahl October 21, 2009 One of the most remarkable aspects of the Obama Presidential agenda is how little anyone has questioned in the media or elsewhere why at all the United States Pentagon is committed to a military occupation of Afghanistan. There are two basic reasons, neither one of which can be admitted openly [...]

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Welcome to 2025
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Martes, 27 de octubre del 2009

American Preeminence Is Disappearing Fifteen Years Early by Michael T. Klare October 26, 2009 Memo to the CIA: You may not be prepared for time-travel, but welcome to 2025 anyway! Your rooms may be a little small, your ability to demand better accommodations may have gone out the window, and the amenities may not be to your taste, [...]

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UN climate talks: rich and poor countries spar on their roles
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Miércoles, 21 de octubre del 2009

With little agreement at the Bangkok UN climate meeting of 180 nations, the agenda for the crucial December Copenhagen conference is still up for heated debate. by Simon Montlake October 9, 2009 Bangkok, Thailand – Two weeks of UN climate talks ended Friday in Bangkok with little sign of consensus on how to achieve deep cuts in greenhouse [...]

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The Injustice of Carbon Offsets
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Viernes, 25 de septiembre del 2009

Offset Schemes Require the Poorest to be Twice Burdened by Vandana Shiva September 17, 2009 The science of climate change is now clear, but the politics is very muddy. Historically, the major polluters were the rich, industrialised countries, so it made sense that they should pay the highest price. The Kyoto Protocol, adopted in December 1997, set binding [...]

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UN Plans ‘Shock Therapy’ for World Leaders on Environment
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Viernes, 25 de septiembre del 2009

Pared-down summit will force heads of rich states to listen to those of third world in hope of kickstarting radical action by Suzanne Goldenberg September 20, 2009 The United Nations is planning a form of diplomatic shock therapy for world leaders this week in the hope of injecting badly needed urgency into negotiations for a climate change treaty [...]

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Radical economic restructuring needed, but not just any version will do
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Jueves, 24 de septiembre del 2009

by John Nichols September 24, 2009 PITTSBURGH – The G-20 Summit that opens today is unlikely to achieve much when it comes to restructuring the global economic order. That’s good news for workers, farmers, consumers and citizens. What’s good about inaction on the part of the leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations? While there is no question that [...]

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