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BBC – Future – How Western civilisation could collapse

By Rachel Nuwer 18 April 2017 This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2017” collection. Discover more of our picks. The political economist Benjamin Friedman once compared modern Western society to a stable bicycle whose wheels are kept … Continue reading

Malaysia inundated with Western plastic waste after Chinese ban

CGTN America Published on Dec 29, 2018 Each year, the world’s developed countries generate millions of tons of plastic waste. Much of that used to be exported to China for recycling, but last year China banned the practice. Now, the … Continue reading

The Image of the Black in Western Art

Harvard University Press    Published on Dec 13, 2010 Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., describes The Image of the Black in Western Art, a project begun in the 1960s. Harvard University’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American … Continue reading

We must reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero or face more floods | Nicholas Stern | Environment | The Guardian

The world heating up by even 1.5C would have a brutal impact on future generations Sun 7 Oct 2018 21.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 8 Oct 2018 08.33 EDT The authoritative new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate … Continue reading

Antarctic ice loss climbing at faster rate than scientific community first thought in western side of continent

Snow is blown off of the calving front off of Thurston Island in western Antarctica in this photo, taken in November 2014. New findings show the western side of Antarctica to be more vulnerable to warming oceans — and increased … Continue reading

Xi, Putin agree to boost cooperation during Eastern Economic Forum

CGTN America Published on Sep 11, 2018 Chinese President Xi Jinping met Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum. The three-day event is expected to boost trade and economic relations among Asian nations. CGTN’s Aljosa … Continue reading

Relentless rain to raise flood risk in eastern US into this weekend

Climate Change News Published on May 18, 2018 Relentless rain to raise flood risk in eastern US into this weekend A flow of tropical moisture will keep areas from the Southeastern states and the mid-Atlantic to the Ohio Valley wet … Continue reading

MAPPED: Tornado WARNING issued for Massachusetts as storms batter Northeastern US

Climate Change News Published on May 15, 2018 MAPPED: Tornado WARNING issued for Massachusetts as storms batter Northeastern US A TORNADO watch is in effect in parts of the US as dangerous storms threaten northeastern states. Thousands are without power … Continue reading

The Forgotten Gold Miners of Eastern Cameroon

Northeastern US to face rare April ice, strong winds, flooding into Monday

Climate Change News Published on Apr 15, 2018 Northeastern US to face rare April ice, strong winds, flooding into Monday. The northeastern United States will be faced with a wide variety of adverse weather ranging from a rare April ice … Continue reading