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CLIMATE Fail: G-8 Nations Can't Agree On Climate Change Plan

nytimes.com | PETER BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The world's major industrial nations and emerging powers failed to agree Wednesday on significant cuts in heat-trapping gases by 2050, unraveling an e...

The Politics of War: Treating Russia Like China, and McCain's Petulance

James P. Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James P. Rubin

The Russian government desperately wants the West to treat it as an important and respected great power. We can and should withhold that treatment. No diplomatic business as usual.

Bush's Climate Summit Leaves Much To Do

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TOYAKO, Japan (AFP) - US President George W. Bush's last Group of Eight summit only inched forward the fight against climate change but drew the battl...

World Leaders Eat 18-Course Meal While Discussing Solutions To Global Food Crisis

Daily Mail | James Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just two days ago, Gordon Brown was urging us all to stop wasting food and combat rising prices and a global shortage of provisions. But yesterday th...