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Environment

Global Forecast: Stormy Weather

The news about climate change comes rather like snowflakes in a blizzard-from all directions at once, and accumulating in such overwhelming amounts and impact that it can be hard to know where to start digging out [...]

Global Politics

Violence impacts Mexico tourism

Violence in Mexico is not just taking a toll along the border. It's impacting tourism to the country's interior.The World's Jason Margolis has more from San Miguel de Allende, a popular tourist destination in central Mexico.

Cancun REDD Wrap

Despite the urgency of changing weather patterns the 16th UN climate summit in Cancun adopted only modest results. However, there was some progress on REDD, a scheme to reduce deforestation and lock carbon dioxide in trees.

Negotiating Rights to Forests

A global agreement on forest protection could cut emissions from deforestation, but many worry it could lead to more land evictions and human rights abuses in the forests of tropical countries.

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Global Politics

Spring break politics

Todd Levin, Fair Game news analyst, takes a look at why some college students are foregoing their spring break party plans to volunteer on presidential campaigns.

New route for Cuban exiles

The World's Lorne Matalon reports that Cubans who flee their island for the United States are trying a new route: through Mexico, and Mexican authorities fear a mass exodus of Cubans coming through in coming years.

Global Politics

Violence impacts Mexico tourism

Violence in Mexico is not just taking a toll along the border. It's impacting tourism to the country's interior.The World's Jason Margolis has more from San Miguel de Allende, a popular tourist destination in central Mexico.

Negotiating Rights to Forests

A global agreement on forest protection could cut emissions from deforestation, but many worry it could lead to more land evictions and human rights abuses in the forests of tropical countries.

Cancun Voices

LOE asked environmentalists and educators from around the globe what needs to be done at the meeting in Cancun.

Cancun REDD Wrap

Despite the urgency of changing weather patterns the 16th UN climate summit in Cancun adopted only modest results. However, there was some progress on REDD, a scheme to reduce deforestation and lock carbon dioxide in trees.

Environment

Global Forecast: Stormy Weather

The news about climate change comes rather like snowflakes in a blizzard-from all directions at once, and accumulating in such overwhelming amounts and impact that it can be hard to know where to start digging out [...]