Monthly Archives: October 2007

UN Report Highlights Threat of Climate Change

As I write this a press conference has just drawn to a close at UN headquarters in New York to announce the fourth Global Environment Outlook (GEO4). The document continues the program launched with GEO1 in 1997. Like a physical … Continue reading

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Climate Change Is Serious Threat to Peace

By David L. Brown In what can only be good news for the issue of climate change, Al Gore and the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are to share the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, it was announced this morning. … Continue reading

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A New Jewish State in … Alaska?

By David L. Brown I note with amusement that Iran’s leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has seriously suggested that Israel be relocated to Alaska. He defends this position by claiming that the Jewish state is “an insult to human dignity,” as reported … Continue reading

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‘Bird Flu’ Pandemic Is One Step Closer

By David L. Brown We have not written recently about avian flu, but you can bet we have been keeping an eye on this potential threat to humanity. Now, a story from Reuters (read it here) indicates that a recent … Continue reading

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