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THE FACTNET BLOG: Public Interest News & Dialog

The Factnet Blog: Public Interest News & Dialog


A Backup Plan For Climate Change

Submitted by adminx on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:46

The Washington Post April 15, 2014 by the Editorial Board

OF ALL the reports that the U.N.-chartered Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released over the last several months, this week’s might be the most distressing.

CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT: Reactions to the Final Instalment of the IPCC Analysis

Submitted by adminx on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:36

The Guardian April 14, 2014 by Laura Paddison

The final UN report on climate change was released today. We round up some of the reactions from business to academia

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Solar power plant at Sanlucar la Mayor, Spain (Photo by Sipa Press/Rex Features)

Climate Efforts Falling Short, U.N. Panel Says

Submitted by adminx on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:49

New York Times April 13, 2014 by Justin Gillis

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Marijuana Vending Machine Unveiled in Colorado

Submitted by adminx on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:46

NPR April 13, 2014 by Bill Chappell

A customer eyes marijuana samples at a Denver dispensary. The makers of a newly unveiled vending machine are hoping to change how pot is sold in stores.

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HEARTBLEED BUG: What You Need To Know (FAQ)

Submitted by adminx on Sat, 04/12/2014 - 09:05

CNET April 11, 2014 by Richard Nieva

The security vulnerability has implications for users across the Web. Here’s what the bug means for you.

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Are Ads From Koch Brothers-Supported Group Accurate?

Submitted by adminx on Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:17

PolitiFact April 10, 2014 by Steve Contorno

If you don’t know who the Koch brothers are — and the latest survey says half of you probably don’t — get ready to hear their names a lot this election season.

Climate Change Is Good For You, Says Ultra-Conservative Heartland Institute

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:33

The Guardian April 9, 2014 by Suzanne Goldenberg

New study by thinktank funded by Koch brothers aims to debunk authoritative UN climate change report

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