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Sarah Lazare, staff writer
2014 is set to be the warmest calendar year in recorded human history, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Climatic Data Center revealed in its latest monthly report . This is already an era of climate firsts. The "combined average temperature" of land and ocean surfaces for September was the highest in recorded history...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The U.S. will assume leadership of the international Arctic Council this week,...
Suganthi Singarayar, IPS News
SYDNEY - The recent blockade of ships entering the world’s largest coal port in...

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In a stunning indictment of the Gaza assault as the act of a savage nation, its own president has proclaimed Israel a "sick society" incapable of empathy or dialogue and in need of "treatment." In a conference speech, President Reuven Rivlin suggested Israel has forgotten not just how to be Jews, but "how to be decent human beings." For (further) evidence, video of Israeli soldiers arresting a mute, disabled boy for possibly throwing a stone as Israeli settlers cheer. This makes us sick.