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Poor face more hunger as climate change leads to crop failure, says Oxfam 5.7.2009 Guardian: Environment
• Seasons appear to have shrunk in variety • Storms and heavier rains more common Hunger may become the defining human tragedy of the century as the climate changes and hundreds of millions of farmers already struggling to grow enough food are forced to adapt to drought and different rainfall patterns, a report warns. Oxfam International, in a comprehensive look at the expected effects on people of climate change, says some of the world's staple crops will be hit and the implications for millions could be disastrous . "Climate change's most savage impact on humanity in the near future is likely to be in the increase in hunger … the countries with existing problems in feeding their people are those most at risk from climate change," the ...
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Striking opposites 5.7.2009 BBC South Asia
Bangladeshis grapple with their contradictions
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Colorado Democrat's decision ruffles political feathers 5.7.2009 Vail Colorado: News
U.S. Rep. John Salazar voted against the American Clean Energy Security Act
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Can the G8 live up to the climate challenge? 5.7.2009 New Kerala: World News
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States digging deep to monitor water 5.7.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
About a quarter mile into dense woods, geologists watch as a drilling rig twists a shaft deep into the granite bedrock of southeastern New Hampshire. They are searching for water -- not to drink -- but to watch.
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Hungry world 5.7.2009 BBC: Business
G8 summit is set to tackle global food crisis
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Obama's Trip: A Mission to Reshape US Image 5.7.2009 Truthout.com

Obama leaves Sunday night for Moscow.
President Obama begins a week-long trip abroad beginning in Moscow. (Photo: Getty Images)

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Plenty of states going to great depths to monitor groundwater supplies 5.7.2009 Star Tribune: Nation
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States digging deep to monitor water 5.7.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
About a quarter mile into dense woods, geologists watch as a drilling rig twists a shaft deep into the granite bedrock of southeastern New Hampshire. They are searching for water -- not to drink -- but to watch.
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GOP: Dems have closed door on open government 5.7.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington » Republicans were incensed.   The House was about to vote on a massive energy bill that would set limits on carbon emissions and add what GOP critics say would be a major consumer tax.
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Kirkpatrick on hot seat in Flag 5.7.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
Although Flagstaff Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick has sided with her party the majority of the time in her first six months in Congress, some of her recent votes and actions have triggered discontent among Flagstaff Democrats.
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China won't press for new global currency at G8 5.7.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
China will likely push for a bigger voice for developing countries in international monetary policy at the G8 meeting this week, but a top Chinese diplomat said it won't raise its proposal for a new global currency to replace the dollar.
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Costa Rica tops list of 'happiest' nations 5.7.2009 CNN: Top Stories
Forget Disneyland! Costa Rica is the happiest place in the world, according to an independent research group in Britain with the goal of building a new economy, "centered on people and the environment."
China won't press for new global currency at G8 5.7.2009 SFGate: Business & Technology
China has no plans to raise its proposal for a new global currency to replace the dollar at the G8 meeting this week but is willing to discuss it, a top Chinese diplomat said, as President Hu Jintao left Sunday for Italy. China is not one of the Group of... Sponsored ...
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Obama to begin overseas mission Sunday 5.7.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
President Barack Obama is embarking on his next foreign mission. He leaves late Sunday on a weeklong trip that takes him to Russia, Italy and Ghana. The mission is anchored around the G-8 economic summit in Rome. High on the agenda are international efforts to confront climate change.
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President Obama set to embark on weeklong trip; Russia, Italy and Ghana on itinerary 5.7.2009 Star Tribune: Politics
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One thing is sure, it was a man's step 5.7.2009 Guardian: Science
Where the Eagle dared The Moon landings bear remarkable testimony not so much to "human" or "American" achievement but to the achievements of western, that is, European, civilisation, the culmination of more than 2,500 years of cultural, scientific and technological developments (not forgetting the contributions of Babylonian, Islamic, Hindu, Chinese and other civilisations) (" ", 21 June). They also provide evidence of European man's continuing drive for power and advantage over others, and his ability to rationalise and deceive himself into believing that his motivations are noble. The actual motivations for putting men on the Moon were contemptible (a Darwinian demonstration of power), but then so too were the motivations for ...
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California's little cuties threatened 5.7.2009 SFGate: Op-Ed
1 The numbers of adorable sea otters are dropping. What's the best-guess reason? A: Global warming B: Angry fisherman shooting at them C: Sewage runoff D: Leaks from coastal oil derricks 2 What energy-saving idea isn't "sexy" but important, according to... ...
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China won't press for new global currency at G8 5.7.2009 AP Business
BEIJING (AP) -- China has no plans to raise its proposal for a new global currency to replace the dollar at the G8 meeting this week but is willing to discuss it, a top Chinese diplomat said, as President Hu Jintao left Sunday for Italy....
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China to press for bigger developing world voice, but not new global currency, at G8 5.7.2009 Star Tribune: Business
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