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Solar Power Could Prevent Millions of Deaths, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SURFING

Solar Getting Cheaper, Attracting More Investment reports Seth Zuckerman at ClimateCast. The price of rooftop solar dropped up to15% in 2013, says a new… 228 more words

The Marshall Islands

Where?……………yesterday at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, a 26-year-old poet from the Marshall Islands (a Pacific nation of 1,156 islands and 70,000 people) addressed 125 world leaders with a poem she wrote for her baby.  15 more words

Environment

India Australia Uranium Deal

Australia has 40% of world’s uranium deposit.
Few years back, they were not ready to sell uranium to India thinking that India will use it for weapons. 59 more words

India

This Is Water Quality Month

Last week I heard a rumor that there was a contaminant present in my town’s drinking water and that Norfolkans should take precautions to purify what is used for drinking and cooking.  1,044 more words

Politics

Brazil Exports First Military Drone: Flight Technologies FT-100 Horus Heads To Unnamed African Country

Angelo Young – International Business Times, 8/4/2014

The first Brazilian-made tactical drone is headed to Africa before the end of the year, says São Paulo-based FT Sistemas S.A., one of the country’s larger producers of unmanned aerial vehicles. 144 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Half the sky: the need to educate girls and women

Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s book, Half the Sky has inspired today’s panel to help improve literacy levels for girls and women in developing countries. 630 more words

Byron Bay Writers' Festival