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COP17 Durban: Video interview with Patricia Espinosa by Andrea Arzaba

Patricia Espinosa, Secretary of Foreign Affairs for Mexico and President of the last year COP16 Mexico Talks, speaking to Andrea Arzaba of adoptanegotiator.org at COP17 in Durban. Please watch and listen the video interview made by this always sparkling and smiling young Mexican journalist girl Andrea. Dear Patricia: this is the right approach and brings … Continue reading

MEDIA STATEMENT by UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres in reaction to IPCC Special Report

MEDIA STATEMENT by UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres in reaction to IPCC Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX), launched 18 November in Kampala (Bonn, 18 November 2011) – “The new IPCC report is a stark reminder of the extent to which rising greenhouse gas … Continue reading

Step-by-step to Durban and Beyond

Only weeks before the Conference of the Parties 17 in Durban, South Africa is set to begin, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, was in Brussels for the Robert Schuman lecture, organized by the Lisbon Council. Ms. Figueres outlined the priorities for the CoP 17 and urged civil society, business, and nations to do … Continue reading

Contemporary Misconceptions of the Democracy We Live In

In the past two weeks, two events have dominated the news coverage on the European continent. One was the new bailout deal agreed by the now removed Greek government with the European Union, especially through the help of Germany and France. The honorable attempt of Mr. Papandreu to call a referendum was quickly silenced and … Continue reading

The radioactive Iodine-131 leaked for months from an isotope factory at Csilleberc, Hungary

Director of isotope factory at Csillebérc (12th district of Budapest, Hungary, Budai forests, nature reserve area) reported and confessed that Iodine-131 isotope leaked for months and escaped to the open air in higher amounts than allowed, from the chimney of the Csillebérc factory. Beginning this year they recognised the escaping Iodine-131 but vainly the factory replaced … Continue reading

Occupy Wall Street: New York Police clear Zuccotti Park (BBC)

There were chaotic scenes as protesters resisted police New York police have dismantled the Occupy Wall Street camp in Zuccotti Park and arrested about 200 people following a raid in the early hours. Protesters were ordered to leave at about 01:00 (06:00 GMT), before police began removing tents and property. The New York camp was … Continue reading

Mysterious Radioactive Radiation above CEEU: unusual level of Iodine-132 isotope particles found in Europe

Low levels of radioactive particles have been detected in the Czech Republic and elsewhere in Europe, the UN nuclear agency has said. The Czech nuclear security authority said it had been detecting radioactive iodine-131 at a number of monitoring stations since late October and had informed the IAEA to see if it could identify the … Continue reading

British Hard Talks: A new Europe must be built on the ruins of the old

              A new Europe must be built on the ruins of the old I am honestly shocked by this article: Only a redrafted constitution will revive the EU: there could be no worse end to this saga than imposition of German ‘discipline’ Author: Simon Jenkins guardian.co.uk, Published: Thursday 10 … Continue reading

How are you Europe? Can you recover?

We are facing these days a never seen EU financial, economical and social crisis due to several factors like China economy impact, weakness of certain EU countries’ economy, industry relocations, high autocracy, bureaucracy, high spending, high indebtedness, overall observable dramatically increase of living costs, energy costs, almost everything, while salaries, incomes are standing on the … Continue reading

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