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Global Warming and the Global Citizen

The UN's Copenhagen climate change blog had an interesting post, Climate Change enhances global Poverty and Inequity, that pointed out just how much global warming will challenge our assumptions about the way the world works. Since climate change will disproportionately affect people in developi...

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Tags: Citizen, National identity, Reparation, Resources
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Score One for Savvy Marketing: Branding Tap Water in Venice

Up until recently, bottled water has had one major advantage over tap water in Venice. No, it's not water quality, taste, or health benefits: bottled water, unlike the stuff that comes free out of the taps, comes in a branded bottle. Through brand loyalty or merely the emotional response to a pic...

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Tags: Ad, Advertising, Communication, Europe, Italy, Marketing, News, Resources, Water
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NYT: Rich-Poor Divide Still Stalls Climate Accord

Developing nations demanded that the US and other developed countries cut their carbon emissions by more than 70% by 2020, according to the New York Times' Dot Earth blog. Developed countries have a historical debt – a historical responsibility. The more they pay now they less they pay later -- ...

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Tags: Class, Developing, Global warming, Human rights, Policy, Poor, Resources, Rich
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