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What is Agenda 21?

By now, you have probably heard of that nefarious UN plot to install bicycle lanes in your neighborhood and smart meters in your homes. Here’s what Agenda 21 conspiracy theorists are trying to accomplish.

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Who Suffers the Most from Extreme Weather Events?

More than 710,000 people died as a direct consequence of more than 14,000 extreme weather events, and losses of more than USD 2.3 trillion (in PPP) occurred from 1991 to 2010 globally.

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Mekong Delta Blues: How a Dam Project in Laos Could Have Serious International Repercussions

A proposed Dam in Laos has the potential to cause major problems downstream.

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Making Sense of the Durban Climate Talks

I recently spoke with Andrew Light, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and professor at George Mason University, who puts the agreement hammered out in Durban in context.

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What to Expect from the Durban Climate Talks

I’ll admit, my expectations are low.  That said, this teleconference with the Energy and Climate team at the UN Foundation did leave me optimistic that at least some progress will be made in Durban, South Africa where leaders will meet for another round of international climate negotiations.

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Negotiating our Way Out of the Climate Apocalypse

Via Grist, a nice curtain raiser from Andrew Light, coordinator of international climate policy at the Center for American Progress, about COP 17–the international climate conference taking place in Durban next month.

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