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Privatizing Climate Protection?

With comprehensive government action on climate change stalling, the UN climate chief is meeting with business leaders to plot a new way forward.

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Sudan Rhetoric: Prayers for Peace and Ticking Time Bombs

With Sudan in the spotlight as the south's referendum vote looms, it's no surprise that rhetoric on the situation varies widely between actors on the ground and policymakers calling the shots on the international level. But how do the forecasts of war from external actors impact the struggle within the country to preserve the fragile peace?

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MDG Summit: Live

Watch heads of state, foreign ministers and other dignitaries address the Millennium Development Goals summit from the floor of the General Assembly.  The first session began at 9 am EST. Afternoon session begins at 3pm.