Monthly Archives: September 2014

U.N. Climate Summit and Plans to Improve

Story From the New York Times “It’s heartening to review the summary of governmental and private climate and energy commitments compiled by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the end of his daylong climate change summit. They range from a substantial new push to reduce and eventually eliminate forest loss to boosted investment in a planned clean-energy corridor in

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U.S. Sends Troops to Fight Ebola

Story from the New York Times “When you think of military intervention in 2014, the presumed purpose is to combat some form of insurgency, or to help topple a dictator: the French in northern Mali and the Central African Republic, NATO in Libya or, of course, the United States in Syria. But another kind of global crisis may warrant outside

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