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Bangladesh’s ‘Eco-Cooler’ could lessen global warming – Dhaka Tribune

Bangladesh’s ‘Eco-Cooler’ could lessen global warming
Dhaka Tribune
While the South Asian countries as well as the other nations have been experiencing scorching heat during summer, Bangladesh might have just found the perfect solution to the world’s problem of rising temperatures, reports yourstory.com. The overall …

Quite Possibly the Dumbest Military Concept Ever: A ‘Limited’ Nuclear War – The National Interest Online (blog)


The National Interest Online (blog)
Quite Possibly the Dumbest Military Concept Ever: A ‘Limited’ Nuclear War
The National Interest Online (blog)
In the event of a rapidly escalating conflict with the Russians, should the United States conduct a “limited” nuclear strike to coerce the enemy to back down? Or, in Cold War nukespeak, should the United States “escalate to deescalate” the situation
Obama Hiroshima Trip Can Highlight the Horror of Nuclear WarU.S. News & World Report
Election rhetoric ignores threat of nuclear weaponsSan Angelo Standard Times
The Trillion Dollar Question Nobody Is Asking the Presidential CandidatesObserver
Iowa State Daily -The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration) -WBUR
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Preventing the Next Pandemic: A Conversation with the World Bank President – World Bank Group


World Bank Group
Preventing the Next Pandemic: A Conversation with the World Bank President
World Bank Group
Pandemics pose a serious recurrent threat to global health and economic security. By World Bank estimates, the annual global cost of a severe pandemic can reach as high as $570 billion (0.7% of global income.) Ebola and now Zika demonstrate the …
Somehow, the world’s governments can’t find more than $4 million for the WHO to fight ZikaQuartz
WHO: Pandemic preparations don’t go far enoughFierceHealthcare
TZOU-YIEN LIN: Taiwan a partner in global health securityWashington Times

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Trump Probably Can’t Kill The World’s Plan To Fight Global Warming – Huffington Post


Huffington Post
Trump Probably Can’t Kill The World’s Plan To Fight Global Warming
Huffington Post
Donald Trump says that if he’s elected president he’ll scrap the global scheme to combat climate change and come up with a solution of his own. Depending on whom you talk to, this is either a terrifying prospect or a fool’s errand. In a Thursday speech
For Trump, Global Warming Only Exists When It Affects His ProfitsTruth-Out
Global warming gets realThe Olympian (blog)
Donald Trump’s energy policies would harm the nation and worsen global warmingLos Angeles Times
Firstpost -New York Times -The Epoch Times
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Ethics Group Calls ‘Witch Hunt’ On Global Warming Skeptics ‘Orwellian’ Attack On Free Speech – The Libertarian Republic


The Libertarian Republic
Ethics Group Calls ‘Witch Hunt’ On Global Warming Skeptics ‘Orwellian’ Attack On Free Speech
The Libertarian Republic
A non-partisan ethics watchdog group filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Thursday requesting all documents related to an investigation targeting man-made global warming skeptics by 17 attorneys general. The Foundation for Accountability and Civic …

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10 places to visit now before they get destroyed by global warming – MarketWatch


MarketWatch
10 places to visit now before they get destroyed by global warming
MarketWatch
Some of the world’s best-known landmarks are in danger of being ruined by a rise in sea levels, higher temperatures and extreme weather events tied to climate change, according to the United Nations Environment Programme, the United Nations …
UNESCO sites you should visit before global warming ruins themStock Transcript

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Global Warming Threatens the World’s Special Places – Climate Central


Climate Central
Global Warming Threatens the World’s Special Places
Climate Central
The most precious places on the planet are under siege by climate change. From Venice being slowly consumed by the sea to rising temperatures stressing out Uganda’s famous gorillas, history and the natural world are facing a threat unlike anything they
Report eyes global warming threats to World Heritage sitesSummit County Citizens Voice
Australia’s Iconic Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Site at Risk from Global WarmingThe Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
Climate change threatens cultural heritage: UNTimes of India
Newsmax -The Guardian -The Sydney Morning Herald
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Exhibit: When a Russian Sub Almost Started a Nuclear War – Times of San Diego


Times of San Diego
Exhibit: When a Russian Sub Almost Started a Nuclear War
Times of San Diego
A exhibit opening Saturday at the Maritime Museum of San Diego dramatizes a little-known incident during the Cuban Missile Crisis when a Russian submarine almost fired a nuclear torpedo. The new permanent exhibit “To the Brink of War” takes place …