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... a wide arc. I took his word for it since the choppy waves looked no different than the ones we'd been sluicing ... steep decline in phytoplankton production could send shock waves through the food chain, with a potentially disastrous ... land. The trees also buffer the eroding effects of huge waves and protect coastal dwellers from life-threatening ...
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... me. Their life jackets didn’t work for them – the waves were going into their mouths. We paid money to die’ ... foil blankets flying out into the wind around his socks, making him look like Icarus. His plan seems to hinge around ... Europe and the Western world that has played its part in making wars, and creating an unstable, unequal world. It has ...
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... out that what Enron was into was something called 'market making.' They were trading in a lot of stuff that nobody ... I looked into it the more I realized that this 'market making' was fertile ground for all kinds of corporate ... all this derivatives stuff, the futures market. It was making my head spin. How the hell was anyone even supposed to ...
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... already died from the worsening floods, droughts, heat-waves, cyclones and disease that global warming is ... trading – the offsetting of continued pollution by making reductions elsewhere in the economy. And guess what: it isn’t working – in fact, it’s making matters worse (see ‘A timely death?’, page 14). ...