All News Articles for 2015-04-27

Monday, April 27, 2015
Hotter and Wetter: Report Finds Global Warming Driving Extreme Weather
Rarest and most extreme weather events, which have the highest socio-economic and human impacts, will become increasingly familiar due to human-induced greenhouse gas emissions.
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Shell Lobbied to Thwart EU Renewable Energy Targets: Guardian
Documents obtained by British paper show energy company lobbied EU executive body head to pursue gas-friendly climate pact
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'No Accountability, No Justice': Clashes Erupt as Mourners Gather for Freddie Gray Funeral
'When society is sick and mean, the innocent will be slain.'
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Grand Canyon in the Crosshairs? Risky Mega-Development Moves Forward
'The Forest Service is paving the way for foreign investors to exploit America's most treasured natural landmark all to turn a profit,' says Earthjustice
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Saudi-Led Airstrikes Destroyed Diplomacy in Yemen, Former UN Envoy Claims
Wall Street Journal reports that before bombing campaign began, progress had been made during the latest round of UN-brokered talks
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Citing Ridicule of Islam, Writers Protest Charlie Hebdo 'Courage' Award
'This is not a voice of dissent,' says writer Deborah Eisenberg, 'this is the voice of a mob.'
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Shell No! Seattle Activists Rally Against Plan Fueling 'Pathological Addiction to Fossil Fuels'
'The last thing we need is more extraction, production, drilling and burning of fossil fuels. It is enough. We are drawing the line today.'—Annie Leonard, Greenpeace USA
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Nepal Earthquake: Full Scale of Damage Emerging as Recovery Gets Underway
At least 4,000 people died and historic sites were destroyed in the 7.8-magnitude quake over the weekend, aid groups say
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Obama Secretly Loosened Standards for Drone Killings in Pakistan
Wall Street Journal revelation comes amid mounting calls for U.S. to come clean regarding all civilians killed in covert attacks
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On Eve of Non-Proliferation Conference, 'Clarion Call' for Nuke-Free World
Weekend actions demonstrate 'commitment of international civil society to peace and disarmament'
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Amid Student Debt Fight, Corinthian Colleges to Shut Down All Campuses
Company which profited off predatory lending schemes—and government assistance—to displace additional 16,000 students
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