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We Have Five Years To Save Ourselves From Climate Change

The level of carbon now in the atmosphere hasn’t been seen in 12 million years, Harvard scientist James Anderson warned, and this pollution is rapidly pushing the climate back to its state in the Eocene Epoch, more than 33 million years ago, when there was no ice on either pole. Forbes

The Privacy Project

Companies and governments are gaining new powers to follow people across the internet and around the world, and even to peer into their genomes. The benefits of such advances have been apparent for years; the costs — in anonymity, even autonomy — are now becoming clearer. New York Times

U.S. Risks Roiling Oil Markets in Trying to Tighten Sanctions

By pressuring China and India to end or sharply reduce oil purchases from Iran and Venezuela, American officials are seeking to cut off a key economic lifeline for what the administration considers to be two rogue nations that threaten the stability of the Middle East and Latin America. New York Times