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The civil war in Syria was triggered by a five year drought, which laid waste to a large portion of Syrian agriculture.  This drought, NOAA has confirmed, was considerably exacerbated by global...


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Paris authorities banned the planned Peoples' Climate March that was supposed to take place in Paris today on security grounds although, as Naomi Klein pointed out, football matches were allowed to proceed on the grounds that "life must go on".  "Indeed it must", she replied, "that's why I...


A roundup of news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere including: Global debt defaults near milestone | If ‘Life Must Go On,’ Say Groups, France Must Lift Ban on Climate Protests |The Idea of a Local Economy...

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Gas may be even cheaper where you live. Unless you call it “petrol,” of course, and then it’s probably not. Photo: Mike Mozart/Flickr CC. Yesterday, in Virginia, I filled up my gas tank for $2.75 a gallon. At that price, even old peak oilers like my wife and I hardly think about...