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Pope Francis denounces climate change deniers

Pope Francis denounces climate change deniers

BONN, Germany — Pope Francis denounced those who deny global warming and urged negotiators at climate talks in Germany to avoid falling prey to such “perverse attitudes” and instead accelerate efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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Climate Change and Water Woes Drove ISIS Recruiting in Iraq

Climate Change and Water Woes Drove ISIS Recruiting in Iraq

SHIRQAT, IRAQIt was a few weeks after the rains failed in the winter of 2009 that residents of Shirqat first noticed the strange bearded men.

Circling like vultures among the stalls of the town’s fertilizer market in Iraq’s northern Salahaddin governorate, they’d arrow in on the most shabbily dressed farmers, and tempt them with promises of easy riches. “Join us, and you’ll never have to worry about feeding your family,” Saleh Mohammed Al-Jabouri, a local tribal sheikh, remembers one recruiter saying.

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Da Obama a Trump: la finta battaglia del carbone

Da Obama a Trump: la finta battaglia del carbone

 

Di Marzio Galeotti e Alessandro Lanza

Con un ordine esecutivo Trump ha cancellato il piano anti-emissioni di Obama. Lo ha fatto per compiacere i suoi elettori negli stati carboniferi. Ma la crisi del carbone è iniziata prima delle misure dell’amministrazione democratica e non finisce ora.

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