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THE FACTNET BLOG: Public Interest News & Dialog

The Factnet Blog: Public Interest News & Dialog


CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT: Reactions to the Final Instalment of the IPCC Analysis

Submitted by adminx on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:36

The Guardian April 14, 2014 by Laura Paddison

The final UN report on climate change was released today. We round up some of the reactions from business to academia

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Solar power plant at Sanlucar la Mayor, Spain (Photo by Sipa Press/Rex Features)

Climate Efforts Falling Short, U.N. Panel Says

Submitted by adminx on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:49

New York Times April 13, 2014 by Justin Gillis

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Marijuana Vending Machine Unveiled in Colorado

Submitted by adminx on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:46

NPR April 13, 2014 by Bill Chappell

A customer eyes marijuana samples at a Denver dispensary. The makers of a newly unveiled vending machine are hoping to change how pot is sold in stores.

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HEARTBLEED BUG: What You Need To Know (FAQ)

Submitted by adminx on Sat, 04/12/2014 - 09:05

CNET April 11, 2014 by Richard Nieva

The security vulnerability has implications for users across the Web. Here’s what the bug means for you.

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Are Ads From Koch Brothers-Supported Group Accurate?

Submitted by adminx on Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:17

PolitiFact April 10, 2014 by Steve Contorno

If you don’t know who the Koch brothers are — and the latest survey says half of you probably don’t — get ready to hear their names a lot this election season.

Climate Change Is Good For You, Says Ultra-Conservative Heartland Institute

Submitted by adminx on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:33

The Guardian April 9, 2014 by Suzanne Goldenberg

New study by thinktank funded by Koch brothers aims to debunk authoritative UN climate change report

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YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY: Watch the Most Important Premiere of 2014 Right Now

Submitted by adminx on Tue, 04/08/2014 - 16:00

Huffington Post April 7, 2014 by Brendan DeMelle (

Looking for something inspiring to watch tonight instead of Game of Thrones? Check out this sneak peek of Years of Living Dangerously, which will premiere on Showtime on Sunday, April 13 at 10 p.m. Watch the first episode of Years of Living Dangerously in full below:


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