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What can $10 do?

The Life You can Save initiative decided to take their cameras to Cape Town, South Africa to show what $10 means to people in poverty. $10 probably doesn't mean that much to most of us living in one of the richer countries around the world. For example, if you are…
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DiCaprio at the United Nations

Leonardo DiCaprio addressed delegates at the United Nations Headquarters, urging the international body to act on the climate crisis. He opened his speech by declaring that he's not an expert, but a concerned citizen wanting to help solve the environmental threats presented by climate change. Visit the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation…
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Why #FloodWallStreet matters

More than 100 protesters were arrested after hundreds of people gathered in New York City’s financial district on Monday to denounce to denounce what organisers say is Wall Street’s contribution to climate change. Flood Wall Street demonstrators, primarily dressed in blue to represent climate change-induced flooding, marched to New York…
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the biosphere

New Climate Economy report

A major new report released by a commission of global leaders finds that governments and businesses can now improve economic growth and reduce their carbon emissions together. Rapid technological innovation and new investment in infrastructure are making it possible today to tackle climate change at the same time as improving…
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Labour Day Blues

According to the Department of Labor website, Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and…
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