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PM must go or the party will be over

Mike Carlton smh.com.au Time to face facts. Time to pull the pin. Julia Gillard is leading the Australian Labor Party towards a catastrophic election defeat, probably the worst in its federal history. For the good of the party and the … Continue reading

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Monsanto May Lose Billions in Brazil Over “Monsanto Tax”

Dr. Mercola mercola.com Brazil, the second-largest producer of genetically modified (GM) crops (after the U.S.), is the latest country to take a stand against biotech giant Monsanto, which could end up handing over at least $2 billion as a result. … Continue reading

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The ecology of natural gas

Nadine Lymn EurekAlert Scientists examine process chain of natural gas, from rural extraction to urban distribution. “Fracking” stories about shale gas extraction hit the news daily, fueling a growing conflagration between environmental protectionism and economic interests. Otherwise known as hydraulic … Continue reading

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Mainstream ignores Mexican protests

RTAmerica Can election results be trusted in a country that has a history of election fraud? Well this weekend tens-of-thousands of Mexicans hit the streets of Mexico City to protest the elections results and claim that Enrique Peña Nieto, a … Continue reading

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The World Tomorrow : Anwar Ibrahim

Julian Assange Journeyman Pictures Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has twice been imprisoned after what he calls politically-motivated cases. But he keeps fighting for democracy in a country he brands less democratic than even Burma.

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NZ Steel secures 500000 free carbon credits worth NZD 10 million

Source: SteelGuru New Zealand Steel was given nearly 500,000 free carbon credits in 2010, worth nearly NZD 10 million, to cushion it from the impact of a price on carbon, According to the country’s specialist carbon market intelligence service Carbon … Continue reading

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China to control Mother Nature, steps up man-made rain initiative

Source: Knovel China is hoping to use its growing scientific prowess as it works to help fight drought conditions affecting parts of the country. China is turning its attention toward the sky as it works to coax Mother Nature into … Continue reading

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Sensible Australians will see carbon pricing as a change for the better

Julia Gillard The Australian AUSTRALIA’S present prosperity is built on the hard work of every Australian and the hard decisions we have made, together, for reform. But many of the reforms we look back on today as necessary changes were … Continue reading

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Psychological Distance: 10 Fascinating Effects of a Simple Mind Hack

PsyBlog spring.org.uk This mind hack is simple: you imagine yourself way off in the future, or living in a different country or as a different person. The aim is to have that feeling of detachment, of stepping outside yourself, by … Continue reading

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Government of India Declares That All Genetically Modified Foods Be Labeled

April McCarthy Prevent Disease Can we give a thumbs up to the ministry of consumer affairs in India? They have issued a gazette notification early this month indicating that every food package containing genetically modified food shall bear at the … Continue reading

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