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COP21 Agreed to A Climate Changed World   Leave a comment

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COP21 has come and gone, and like most others before it, the response has been varied. Some have applauded the Paris Agreement as a giant step for humankind. Some are claiming a big win. Others take a holistic look at the future scenario the agreement presents and are aghast that after two decades of climate negotiations greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise and the Paris Agreement does not indicate any urgency in tackling this fundamental problem even though it does indeed recognise the urgency of the crisis.

The Agreement speaks of a desirability to work towards a temperature increase of 1.5o C while aiming also at a target “well below 2o C.” We wonder how the COP quantifies the difference between 1.5 and “well below” 2 degrees. And which may be greater in this language of diplomats? The Agreement recognises everything that needs to be recognised, including…

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Posted December 14, 2015 by dionoia in Uncategorized

Jihad and Crusades   Leave a comment

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Posted December 12, 2015 by dionoia in Uncategorized

France, Britain, and Italy All Expanding ISIS War Into Libya — News from Antiwar.com   Leave a comment

France, Britain, and Italy All Expanding ISIS War Into Libya | Italian PM spurned call to attack Syria to seeks UN approval for Libya

Source: France, Britain, and Italy All Expanding ISIS War Into Libya — News from Antiwar.com

Posted December 12, 2015 by dionoia in Uncategorized