All News Articles for 2015-05-06

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
It's Official: Global Carbon Levels Surpassed 400 ppm for Entire Month
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says level sets new record for world's atmosphere
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Agriculture Gets Free Pass As California Adopts Mandatory Water Rules
Without regulations for large-scale farmers, drought crisis cannot be solved, says expert
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Recognizing Legacy of Police Torture, Chicago Passes Landmark Reparations
Advocates say that resolution in Chicago must be placed in the 'broader context of ongoing and endemic police violence.'
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Separatist Scots Could be Deciding Vote as UK Heads to Polls
Hung parliament predicted in election that could oust David Cameron from prime minister's office
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Open Access Groups Aim to Revolutionize Law Around Big Data in the Digital Age
By honoring new Declaration, 'research practices could be revolutionized and lives could literally be saved,' says IP expert
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Human Rights Abuses Rampant Under Drug War, 100 Groups Tell UN
Calling for significant shift in global drug laws, coalition says that 'experimenting with new, less harmful approaches, to drug policy is essential.'
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North Dakota Town Evacuated Following Fiery Oil Train Derailment
Latest disaster comes just after release of new oil-by-rail safety standards that critics say aren't nearly strong enough
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UN Must Reinstate Whistleblower Who Exposed Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse: Tribunal
The director of field operations for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Right was suspended in April for disclosing allegations last summer
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In Blow to Tar Sands Industry, NDP Sweeps Alberta Elections
In historic shake-up, Canadian voters overwhelming back party that promised higher corporate taxes and less support for pipelines
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'Too Big to Exist': Sanders Introduces Bill to Break Up Big Banks
If passed, bill would give Treasury Secretary a year to break up institutions bailed out in financial crisis
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Wall Street Titans Who Crashed Global Economy in 2008 Go Big for TPP
As billionaire class and financial elites push corporate-friendly pact, new data shows empty promises and 'job-killing' reality of previous agreements
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