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from The Great Debate:

A child born today may live to see humanity’s end, unless…

By David Auerbach
June 18, 2015

A couple hugs while standing on a hilly area overlooking Cairo on a dusty and hazy day where temperatures reached 46 Celsius (114 Fahrenheit)

A couple hugs while standing on a hilly area overlooking Cairo on a dusty and hazy day where temperatures reached 114 Fahrenheit, May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

from The Great Debate:

These five ideas will either fix global warming or break the planet

By Julia Calderone
April 22, 2015

Small forest fires are pictured between pine trees at night at Sierra de Tejeda nature park, on a burnt mountain from El Collado mountain pass, near the town of Competa

Small forest fires are pictured between pine trees at night at Sierra de Tejeda nature park in southern Spain early June 30, 2014. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

from Environment Forum:

Bjorn Lomborg: skeptic or too much an optimist?

September 4, 2010

lomborgBjorn Lomborg, author of "The Skeptical Environmentalist," used to argue that concern about climate change was overblown because there were better causes to spend money on such as curing AIDS or malaria.