Tuesday, October 13, 2015
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In the wash of environmental and geopolitical changes that flow from the warming of the planet, Taro (Island in the Solomons) is a drop in the ocean. But it is also an early marker of what lies ahead. As Peter Dutton joked with Tony Abbott about water lapping at the doors of Pacific Islanders, the people of Taro were weighing warnings that their home would be among the first - of dozens? hundreds? thousands? - of largely blameless communities swallowed by the ocean as sea levels rise.
Posted by Able Dart at 01:24
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Members of SFBARF, a grass-roots, pro-housing renters' group in the Bay Area, are being accused of being "developer shills" by NIMBYs. Here's one member's response
A pro-housing renters' group tries to undo the damage
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Monday, October 05, 2015
Senior Chinese cadre to head party trip to North Korea amid strained ties between the two countries | South China Morning Post
Liu Yunshan's visit unlikely to reduce tensions between Beijing and Pyongyang, expert says
ALSO: Philippines' Subic seen as investment-worthy for Taiwan | Economics | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS
Russian authorities have added Mandarin as an optional foreign language in the college entrance exam.