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Poor 'left behind' at climate talks A critical UN conference aimed at agreeing a new global approach to climate change is set to open in Paris with 147 world leaders in attendance.
BBC News | 4 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Major powers pledge $20bn for green energy research The vow boosts a parallel initiative by global business leaders including Mark Zuckerberg and Ratan TataThe US and 18 other countries have pledged to double funds for clean energy research to a total of $20bn over five years, boosting a parallel initiativ
The Guardian | 4 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Protesters gather around the world for a strong climate change deal Crowds in numerous cities marched to pressure world leaders meeting in Paris into strengthening environmental policyHundreds of thousands of people around the world, from Sydney to New York, marched on Sunday to call on world leaders meeting in Paris to a
The Guardian | 4 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
We can save atheism from the New Atheists like Richard Dawkins | Jeff Sparrow There must be another way for nonbelievers than to transform, as Dawkins and Harris have done, into toxic know-it-allsWhy are the New Atheists such jerks? Case in point: Richard Dawkins continuing pursuit of Ahmed Mohamed, the Texas 14-year-old humiliated
The Guardian | 5 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A fountain of vermilion in the winter morning sky: Country diary 100 years ago Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 2 December 1915In these days of early winter one gets very vivid colour still in morning skies, and the reflection of this in water is sometimes even deeper than any we see in midsummer. Standing above th
The Guardian | 5 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Starwatch: The December night sky Orion stands clear of Britains ESE horizon at our map times as the glorious starscapes of winter invade from the east. Above Orion lies Taurus with the Pleiades and the bright star Aldebaran which is occulted by the almost-full Moon on the 23rd. Times var
The Guardian | 6 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Last chance salon in Paris: there is no planet B | Editorial The worlds hopes for a sustainable future depend on what happens in Paris over the next two weeksThe current front-runner for best slogan for the Paris climate change summit has to be there is no planet B; as for images, it is hard to imagine one more pot
The Guardian | 8 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Seven things the Paris climate talks could do, and what they mean for Australia It wont solve climate change, but the Paris talks may make real gains possible. And that poses an interesting problem for Malcolm TurnbullIt will be fractious and frustrating and it wont solve the problem. But the Paris climate summit that starts on Monda
The Guardian | 9 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Thousands march in London for action on climate change ahead of Paris talks video Tens of thousands of environmental campaigners march through central London on Sunday on the eve of the Paris climate change talks. Jeremy Corbyn, Labour leader, praises those who braved the cold to turn out at the march. Organisers said the London event
The Guardian | 10 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Just hit tab: why Silicon Valley techies are dropping LSD at work According to its fans in California, taking microdoses of the hallucinogen enhances energy and creativity. Just watch out for the multicoloured fish swimming out of your monitor Full name: Lysergic acid diethylamide.Age: First synthesised by Dr Albert Hof
The Guardian | 11 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend