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Climate change, a fast, and the Hartford Declaration

November 13, 2013

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Many sympathized Yeb Sano’s impassioned plea for a substantial agreement on addressing climate change at the first day of the United Nations conference in Warsaw. He pledged to fast through the conference. Members of the Interreligious Eco-Justice Network have pledged to fast as well. Here is their letter, along with an invitation for others to join:

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Just how big was Typhoon Haiyan?

November 11, 2013

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It seems that Typhoon Haiyan, perhaps the history’s most powerful storm, has killed roughly 10,000 in the Philippines. Just how big was it? Perhaps this jaw-dropping photo can help Americans understand. It would have covered much of the US East Coast — with winds far stronger than either Karina’s or Sandy’s.

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