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First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

I Thought That Shocking Headlines Didn't Change the World, Boy, Was I Wrong.

It's official. We've discovered the way to make people click (and stay at least 54 seconds). It's called the shock factor. Or rather - the promise-to-shock factor. We're so addicted to cultivating our own emotional responses and the possibility of our ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Why is Al Aqsa Mosque vit...

[embedded content]Tension is running high as Israel bars young Muslims from praying at Islam’s third holiest site. Fauziah Ibrahim speaks to Fadi Quran, senior campaigner for Avaaz and Palestinian community organiser; Rabbi Yishai Fleisher, director of ... [Published MENA Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Why is al-Aqsa Mosque vital to Muslims?

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says that his government has started legal action to prevent Israeli settlers from dividing the al-Aqsa Mosque compound.Abbas says attacks by Israelis are designed to divide the Islamic place of worship, and has called ... [Published Al Jazeera - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

More Ebola funds called for as diseases spread rapidly outpaces aid

Medical equipment on board RFA Argus as it prepares to leave Falmouth, UK, for Sierra Leone. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Governments have pledged millions of dollars of aid, volunteer medics are signing up to work on the frontline and individuals are digging ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Climate Justice Resurfaces Amidst New York’s Corporate Sharks

Image from floodwallstreet.netThe world’s largest ever march against climate change on Sunday (21 September) brought 400,000 people to the streets of New York, starting a lively parade at Central Park. On Tuesday, 120 of the world’s political leaders ... [Published Canadian Dimension - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Former oil mogul confirmed as EU climate and energy commissioner

Miguel Arias Cañete, a former director of two oil companies, has been appointed the new EU climate and energy commissioner Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/The Spanish conservative Miguel Arias Cañete was confirmed as the EU’s new climate and energy ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

The world has an opportunity to support lasting peace between Israel and Palestine

It is up to all of us to support this process to ensure that they can live in peace with the dignity they deserve.Together with 1.7 million people in the Avaaz movement  we encourage business leaders all over the world to join our call for a long-term ... [Published Virgin Group - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

How the People’s Climate March Became a Corporate PR Campaign

by ARUN GUPTAI’ve never been to a protest march that advertised on the NY subway, $220,000 on posters inviting Wall Street bankers to join a march to save the planet. Welcome to the “People’s Climate March” in NYC. It takes place before a UN Climate Summit ... [Published Change Links Progressive - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: Mass Protests Held Against Climate Change

By Savious KwinikaJohannesburg — MORE than 600 000 concerned citizens around the world have marched across major cities in an effort to save the planet earth from environmental dangers of climate change caused by industrialised nations.In a march organised ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Al Gore's Climate Change Optimism Will Make You Feel A Little Better About The Future | Co.Exist

Eight years ago, the film An Inconvenient Truth sent a generation of idealistic young people into a tailspin. We listened as narrator Al Gore[1] calmly discussed the dire consequences of inaction on stopping climate change. And over the next near-decade, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Come On Grandparents…Join The Climate Movement!

It was very exciting to see the numbers of people coming out to protest what is being done to our precious atmosphere and causing climate change at an unprecedented rate. We want to help inspire all grandparents to get involved in this important movement. ... [Published Grand Magazine - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

A new age in global eco-politics or politics as usual?

The largest worldwide climate demonstration in history took place on Sunday. There were more than 2,700 events in 161 countries.  But will the People’s Climate March herald a new age in global eco-politics, or will the failures of the 2009 Copenhagen ... [Published Copenhagen Post - Sep 25 2014]

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European Commission president, Portugal's Jose Manuel Barroso, said, "This package is very good news for our fight against climate change. No player in the world is as ambitious as the EU."
...My dreams, both selfish and selfless were more important than my fears. So I wrote " My Vagina Smells like Shame '... the article went viral with over 300K hits. Women everywhere cried said 'thank you'. They got a little more compassion and a little more understanding of the struggle they faced everyday. Writing a headline that shocked, had made my world and their world, a better place."
"There is strong epidemiological evidence that once an individual has resolved an Ebola virusvirus infection, they are immune to that strain" according to Dr Bruce Ribner, director of the infectious disease unit at Emory University Hospital in the US...

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Climate Needs 'Radical Shock Treatment'; EU Ple... [Published Common Dreams - 2 hours ago]
EU leaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emission... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 24 2014]
Connective action: the public's answer to democ... [Published Conversation AU - Oct 23 2014]
EU leaders set to strike climate deal to cut gr... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 23 2014]
I Thought That Shocking Headlines Didn't Change... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 23 2014]
Hall of SHAME? We Have a Winner! [Published Huffington Post - Oct 22 2014]
Poland isolated as pressure mounts on EU to del... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Oct 22 2014]
Ebola: blood serum leads the global race to fin... [Published The Week UK - Oct 22 2014]
Why is Al Aqsa Mosque vit... [Published MENA Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
Why is al-Aqsa Mosque vital to Muslims? [Published Al Jazeera - Oct 19 2014]
Why is Al Aqsa Mosque vital to Muslims? [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Oct 19 2014]
Hundreds of NHS medics volunteer to work in Sie... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
Ebola: new vaccine will be 'too late' for curre... [Published The Week UK - Oct 17 2014]
Ebola crisis: WHO says major outbreak in West '... [Published Afghanistan Times - Oct 16 2014]
Ebola spread in West played down [Published BBC - Oct 16 2014]
Obama: Ebola risk very low in US [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 16 2014]
More Ebola funds called for as diseases spread ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 15 2014]
Democratic decline in the Maldives: will the wo... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 13 2014]
Ex-Slovenia PM ousted from EU energy role – bef... [Published Energy Live News - Oct 10 2014]
Candidate for top EU climate job defends oil links [Published Green Times South Africa - Oct 10 2014]
Climate Justice Resurfaces Amidst New York’s Co... [Published Canadian Dimension - Oct 10 2014]
Divestment and Popular Politics: Big Oil and Is... [Published Informed Comment - Oct 10 2014]
Climate justice resurfaces amidst New York’s co... [Published Pambazuka News - Oct 09 2014]
The world has an opportunity to support lasting... [Published Virgin Group - Oct 09 2014]
Former oil mogul confirmed as EU climate and en... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 09 2014]
'Oil baron' approved as EU Energy and Climate c... [Published Environmental Data Interactive Exchange - Oct 09 2014]
EU energy and climate portfolios: White smoke f... [Published SCIENCE BUSINESS - Oct 09 2014]
Juncker blow as EU Parliament votes out Bratusek [Published Responding to Climate Change - Oct 09 2014]
Cañete Safe After EPP-Socialist Deal But Bratuš... [Published Eurasia Review - Oct 09 2014]
Socialists set to trade Cañete for Moscovici [Published EurActiv.com - Oct 08 2014]
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Why is Al Aqsa Mosque vital to Muslims? [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Oct 19 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxkE3xN6CW0&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Why is Al Aqsa Mosque vital to Muslims? Tension is running high as Israel bars young Muslims from praying ...
Divestment and Popular Politics: Big Oil and Is... [Published Informed Comment - Oct 10 2014]
By Jen Marlowe On September 21 (one day before world leaders converged on New York for the United Nations Climate Summit, and one day after up to 400,000 people took to the streets of NYC for the People’s Climate March), the president of the Rockefeller ...
“Petrolhead” set to be EU Climate Commissioner [Published Oil Change - Oct 01 2014]
Later today, the Spanish nomination for the new EU Energy and Climate Commissioner, Miguel Arias Cañete, will answer questions from Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) about taking up his new influential role. He certainly has questions to ...
‘The Right Moment Has Come for People to Rise U... [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 25 2014]
Participants of the climate change march in Trinidad and Tobago form the shape of a heart in the Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain. Photo by Nico Kersting, courtesy IAMovement, used with permission. A lot of talk has followed the Climate Summit ...
NYPD was only able to arrest 100 "climate" comm... [Published The Reference Frame - Sep 23 2014]
On Sunday, "The People's Climate March" took place in Manhattan. According to their counts, it was attended by 310,000 communist and socialist hecklers; the figure includes about 100,000 hecklers who were actually observable in the visible spectrum.These ...
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