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Day: May 18, 2015

Showing no Signs of Giving Ground, China and US Remain at Odds over South China Sea Projects

Showing no Signs of Giving Ground, China and US Remain at Odds over South China Sea Projects

The U.S. and most members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations want a halt to the projects, which they suspect are aimed at building islands and other land features over which China can claim sovereignty. U.S. officials say China has reclaimed about 2,000 acres of dry land since 2014.

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Climate Scientists Find Warming in Higher Atmosphere

Climate Scientists Find Warming in Higher Atmosphere

Updated data and better analysis methods have found clear indications of warming in the upper troposphere and a 10 percent increase in winds over the Southern Ocean. The inability to detect this hotspot previously has been used by those who doubt human-made global warming to suggest climate change is not occurring as a result of increasing carbon dioxide emissions.

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Love Building Sandcastles? This Guy Does It For A Living

Love Building Sandcastles? This Guy Does It For A Living

MTV News spoke to the lead sand sculptor and master instructor at Beach Sand Sculptures company, at Hangout Music Festival, where him and his team were hard at work constructing a fancy sand sculpture — and getting paid to do it. Yep, that’s right, paid to hang out on a beach all day and play in the sand.

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Fossil Fuels Subsidised by $10m a Minute, Says IMF

Fossil Fuels Subsidised by $10m a Minute, Says IMF

Fossil fuel companies are benefitting from global subsidies of $5.3tn a year, equivalent to $10m a minute every day, according to a startling new estimate by the International Monetary Fund. The IMF calls the revelation “shocking” and says the figure is an “extremely robust” estimate of the true cost of fossil fuels.

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