January 29, 2013
by Danielle Droitsch
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Confirmation of John Kerry as new Secretary of State heralds in new decision-maker on Keystone XL tar sands pipeline

Danielle Droitsch, Director, Canada Project, Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Senate has now confirmed Senator John Kerry as the next Secretary of State. One of the highest profile climate decisions he will face is whether to permit the northe… Continue reading

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January 15, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Who decides in the brain? How decision-making processes are influenced by neurons

Neuroscientists have shown how decision-making processes are influenced by neurons. Whether in society or nature, decisions are often the result of complex interactions between many factors. Because of this it is usually difficult to determine how much… Continue reading

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October 5, 2011
by Jake Schmidt
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Hints from Panama: What can global warming negotiations accomplish in Durban, South Africa? (Part 2)

Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC
[This post is part of a three-part series on the state of the global warming negotiations in the lead-in to the Ministerial meeting in Durban, South Africa this Decembe… Continue reading

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July 20, 2011
by Zak Smith
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Commercial Exploitation of Dolphins Should Remain Under Scrutiny

Zak Smith, Attorney, Marine Mammal Protection Project, Santa Monica Solomon Islands allows the capture of live dolphins for sale to themed resorts.  These resorts attract people with the promise of being able to swim with dolphins.  Yet they … Continue reading

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