A massive solar flare could cause global chaos in 2013, causing blackouts and wrecking satellite communications, a conference heard last week. Nasa has warned that a peak in the sun's...
Twenty-four developing-country officials took part on 21—24 September 2010 in the sixth workshop designed to help their countries make use of flexibilities in the WTO intellectual property agreement in the area of pharmaceuticals.
The opening of the both the North West Passage and the North East Passage is a very recent development in the Arctic. Back in the 19th century these sea passages were always clogged...
This should help you in detecting warning signs that suggest deception. In our day and age, we are bombarded with public relations, image and branding, which is full of half-truths. Lie is a lie. However, this dense physical 'world' has even managed to make money off it. It is a true sign of how very low frequency we have become. We have thrown out decency, ethics, respect and love for ourselves. Bottom line: We have prostituted our Selves and this planet, all for the mighty MONEY, FLEETING STATUS SYMBOLS and POWER. We have a lot of cleaning up to do in sorting what is TRUTH, half-truth and what is blatant LIE.
President Obama makes his first Atlanta appearence since his inauguration Monday. If you think this will be a time for Democrats running for office to rally around the cheif executive, you probably haven't been following the campaigns this summer.
Still, the hope for a Northwest Passage lingers and has become central to a key international debate heating up over the Arctic north. If climate change and global warming are real -- and there's currently little doubt over that-then it stands to reason that the ice covering Arctic waterways will decrease in coming decades, presenting fewer navigational problems for shipping. If the ice recedes -- and few experts expect it will do so year-round-cargo shipping times and distances could, the thinking goes, be cut: A 12,400-mile voyage from Japan to England by way of the Panama Canal could be shortened to less than 8,700 miles using the Northwest Passage, saving 14 days and costs.
Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the oath to Obama on Wednesday night at the White House — a rare do-over. The surprise moment came in response to Tuesday's much-noticed stumble, when Roberts got the words of the oath a little off, which prompted Obama to do so, too.