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BP Set To Commit 'The Biggest Environmental Crime in History'
BP, the British oil giant that pledged to move "Beyond Petroleum" by finding cleaner ways to produce fossil fuels, is being accused of abandoning its "green sheen" by investing nearly £1.5bn to extract oil from the Canadian wilderness using methods which environmentalists say are part of the "...
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Washington Tells EU Firms: Quit Iran Now
Multinational companies are coming under increasing pressure from the US to stop doing business with Iran because of its nuclear programme. European operators are facing threats from Washington that they could jeopardise their US interests by continuing to deal with Tehran, with increasing evidence...
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Guess Who Else Likes to Attack The Honor and Integrity of War Generals
As we learned from both our Senate and House last week, in the United States we must never "attack the honor and integrity . . . of members of the United States Armed Forces." All good patriots from both parties agree on this. That is why I was so shocked and outraged -- and more than a little...
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Human Peace Sign
Portland Peace Festival Eastern Promenade Portland, Maine July 14, 2007
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Panel Says: 14 Million Refugees Worldwide
WASHINGTON - The number of refugees worldwide increased by nearly 2 million last year, driving the total to nearly 14 million, the highest level since 2001, the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants reported Wednesday. The rise was due in part to a continued exodus from Iraq, where 790,000...
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World Oil Supplies Set to Run Out Faster than Expected, Warn Scientists
Scientists have criticised a major review of the world's remaining oil reserves, warning that the end of oil is coming sooner than governments and oil companies are prepared to admit. BP's Statistical Review of World Energy, published yesterday, appears to show that the world still has enough "...
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Why Fearless Leaders are Something to Dread
LONDON - The painful unraveling over the last year of the public and private lives of one of the UK's most iconic businessmen, Lord Browne, is a sobering example of the pitfalls of the cult of leadership. Raising expectations far beyond the capacity of one human to fulfill them - neither BP's...
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Big Oil Buys Berkeley
The BP-UC Berkeley Research Deal Pushes Academic Integrity Aside For Profit.
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