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CLIMATE CHANGE: Human Rights Watch’s Jan Egeland calls for faster progress | IRIN Global

BANGKOK, 9 October 2012 (IRIN) – On the sidelines of a recent presentation he made in Bangkok on disaster prevention and preparedness, IRIN spoke to Jan Egeland, deputy director of Human Rights Watch, about progress on the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS). Spearheaded by the World Meteorological Organization and based on research from an expert group Egeland chaired in ...

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3 Ways Laws Are Stacked to Favor Fracking Companies — And How We Can Change That | AlterNet

The new report, “Impacts of Gas Drilling on Human and Animal Health,” by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald appeared in New Solutions (Jan. 2012). Bamberger is a practicing veterinarian and Oswald a professor of pharmacology in the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine. The two spent a year evaluating all available fracking-related reports on sick or dying animals. Secrecy surrounds the ...

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