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Why the World Bank Is Taking On Climate Change

National Journal: The World Bank, headquartered a block from the White House, was founded after World War II to combat global poverty. But over the past year, fighting climate change has become the bank’s new guiding principal, as economic evidence indicates that global warming will be a driving cause of poverty worldwide in the 21st century. The bank has become a big player in climate policy, investing billions annually into climate-related programs–and blocking money from projects such as coal-fired power plants…. Continue reading

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U.S.: New Oil Pipeline Sparks Civil Disobedience

Inter Press Service: On the tenth day of a protest wave that has been gaining momentum since Aug. 20 and will continue until Sep. Continue reading

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: On a pilgrimage to the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

LA Times: Reporting from the White Mountains, Calif. –;–; The White Mountains that straddle the California-Nevada border are known for their extreme environment. Continue reading

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