THE LATEST: Obama Welcomes Pope's Call for Climate Action

THE LATEST: Obama Welcomes Pope's Call for Climate Action
9:45 p.m. (1945 GMT, 3:45 p.m. EDT). President Barack Obama says he hopes world leaders will consider Pope Francis' plea for bold action to curb climate change, ahead of the United Nations climate talks in December in Paris. In the teaching document …
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Do Catholics have a religious duty to protect earth?
CARDINAL PETER TURKSON, President, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (through translator): There are discussions on environmental issues where it is not easy to achieve a consensus. The church doesn't claim to … We met at the National Press …
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EU: Rights Abuses at Home Drive Mediterranean Crisis
(Brussels) – Human rights abuses in their home countries are the driving force behind the surge in boat migration in the Mediterranean to reach Europe, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. EU leaders should put human rights at the heart …
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Call for 'global human resources' throws school education into confusion

Call for 'global human resources' throws school education into confusion
What, however, does "global human resources" actually mean? At the Institution for a Global Society (IGS), a Tokyo preparatory cram school catering toward elementary, junior high and high school students who aspire to attend schools overseas, founder …
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New work order: From Google and Pixar to Innocent… the future of the office
Even if they don't have quite those resources to play with, other businesses that wish to follow the same path now have a remarkably powerful set of tools available to do it. The experts call their emerging field sociometrics: that is, the study of how …
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