Media Lens: Endless Stalemate: How Fossil Fuel Interests Are Killing Climate Action By David Cromwell

26 November 2013 — Media Lens

The devastation wreaked by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has led to heart-wrenching scenes of human suffering, with the death toll now put at over 5,000 and likely to rise still further. Yeb Sano, the head of the Philippines climate delegation, gave a moving speech at the UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland, linking the typhoon to global warming, and then went on a hunger strike which would last, he said, ‘until we stop this madness’.

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Banned: Genetically-modified Eggplant Found to be Unsafe for Human Consumption, Environment By Jonathan Benson

21 June 2013 — NaturalNews

Field trials of genetically-modified (GM) Bt eggplant, also known as Bt talong, have officially ceased in the Philippines following a major ruling by the nation’s Court of Appeals. Representing a massive victory for food sovereignty, the Court found that Bt talong is a monumental threat to both environmental and human health, and has subsequently ordered that all existing plantings of Bt talong in test fields be immediately destroyed and blocked from further propagation.

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Secret Documents Expose Offshore’s Global Impact

4 April 2013 — ICIJ

ICIJ has just launched the largest investigative reporting project in its 15-year history. Drawing on a leaked cache of 2.5 million records, ICIJ (a project of the Center for Public Integrity) has cracked open the secrets of more than 120,000 offshore companies and trusts and about 130,000 individuals and agents, exposing hidden dealings of politicians, con men and the mega-rich in more than 170 countries all over the world.

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Stop NATO News: March 9, 2012: NATO Announces Largest-Ever Cyber Warfare Spending

9 March 2012 — Stop NATO

  • Russia To Block Any UN Syrian Action Implying Use Of Force
  • Syrian, Iranian Neighbor: U.S. In Joint Air Exercise In Turkey
  • NATO Signs New Cooperation Agreement With Georgia
  • Bloc’s Caucasus Envoy: Georgia Getting Closer To NATO
  • Saakashvili: Future Of Georgia, Azerbaijan Is In NATO And EU
  • U.S., Philippines To Hold Large-Scale War Games Near Spratlys
  • Sixth Aircraft Carrier: U.S. Shifting More Military Muscle To Pacific
  • NATO Announces Largest-Ever Cyber Warfare Spending
  • Canada Conducts Another Arctic Military Exercise
  • U.S. Navy Pursues “Road Map To The Arctic

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Stop NATO News: February 9, 2012: British MPs: NATO Death Toll In Libya ‘Cannot Be Counted’

9 February 2012Stop NATO

  • British MPs: NATO Death Toll In Libya ‘Cannot Be Counted’
  • Video And Text: CIA Drone Carnage Targets Pakistani Civilians
  • NATO Warplanes To Continue Baltic Patrols To 2018
  • Argentina To Appeal To UN Against British Military Buildup
  • Deputy Prime Minister: Russia Needs Compact, Mobile, Armed-To-Teeth Military
  • As Mideast Crisis Mounts, Azerbaijan Mulls New Caucasus War
  • Azerbaijan Most Militarized Nation In South Caucasus, 15th In World
  • U.S. To Deliver Second Ship To Philippines

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Stop NATO news: December 22, 2011

21 December 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO Missile System Can Cause ‘Ice Age’ In U.S.-Russia Relations
  • U.S.-NATO Missile Plans Can Kill START II
  • U.S. Rearming Of Georgia To Spark New Aggression: South Ossetia
  • After NATO Chief, Council Visit: More Georgian Troops To Afghanistan
  • Georgia Becomes Biggest Non-NATO Contributor To Afghan War
  • White House: Assad Government ‘Does Not Deserve To Rule Syria’
  • U.S. Amphibious Assault Ship, Marines Arrive In Singapore
  • Philippines Seeks Second-Hand F-16s From U.S.
  • Kenyan Air Strike Kills At Least 10 Somali Civilians
  • Finland: Opposition To NATO Membership Rises To 68 Percent

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Stop NATO News: November 17, 2011

17 November 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Obama Announces Expanded U.S. Military Presence In Australia
  • Australia: Pentagon Builds ‘Security Architecture’ In Asia-Pacific
  • U.S. Military Base In Australia: China On Notice
  • Philippines: Clinton Visits U.S. Guided Missile Destroyer
  • Afghan War: Three NATO Soldiers Killed
  • Pakistan: Opposition Condemns Latest Deadly U.S. Drone Attack
  • Pakistan: High Court Accepts Plea Against Drone Strikes
  • U.S. Drone Strike Kills 17, Wounds 67 In Somalia
  • Canada: Pentagon Chief To Meet Canadian, Israeli Defense Ministers, NATO Commander
  • U.S. Joins NATO Cyber Warfare Operations In Baltic
  • Pentagon Reserves Right To Bomb Countries Hosting Hackers

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: October 25, 2011

25 October 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO Bombed Libyan Oil Fields To Ensure Post-War Control: Expert
  • Afghan Lower House Rejects Military Agreement With NATO
  • Kabul: Afghans Protest Against Permanent U.S. Military Bases
  • NATO tests 360-Degree Interceptor Missile In Florida
  • Pentagon Chief: 50 More Years Of U.S.- Japan Military Alliance In Asia
  • Targeting China: Pentagon To Shift Military Forces From Greater Middle East To East Asia
  • U.S. Forward-Deployed Amphibious Assault Ship In Philippines Drill
  • NATO Caucasus, Central Asia Representative On Way To Georgia
  • Turkish Tanks, Jet Fighters Move Into Iraq
  • U.S. Military Academies Training More Cyberwarriors

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Wikileaks Newslinks 3 August 2011

3 August 2011 — williambowles.info

Mexico: American Ambassador Is Confirmed
New York Times
The former ambassador, Carlos Pascual, resigned in March after a public dispute with President Felipe Calderón of Mexico over embassy documents released by WikiLeaks. The documents showed him and other American officials criticizing Mexican authorities …
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/03/world/americas/03briefs-Mexico.html

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: July 30, 2011

30 July 2011 — Stop NATO

  • NATO Armored Vehicle Kills Child, Injures Seven Other Afghans
  • Mongolia: U.S. Leads NATO, Asian NATO Allies In Military Exercise
  • America’s Africa Partnership Station In East Africa
  • Call To Expand American Counterinsurgency Operations In Philippines
  • U.S. Military To Be Based In Australia To Confront China
  • U.S. Could Upgrade Polish Warships For Baltic Sea
  • Bulgaria: Pentagon Continues Upgrading Military Bases
  • U.S. Uses Romanian Air Base To Supply Afghan War

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