Monday, July 20, 2015

July 20 News Update

Ministers in Paris to boost flagging climate talks
Science confirms: 2014 was the hottest year on record
Alberta pipeline breach causes massive spill
Montana train derailment spills crude oil
BP could get billions in tax breaks on oil spill settlement
Australia's war on wind farms threatens biggest renewable project
Periled by climate change, Marshall Islands makes carbon pledge
Gulf oil wells lingering with temporary seals

Greece: Alternatives and Exiting the Eurozone
Banks to reopen, taxes hiked as Greece prepares to reboot economy
Greece does about-face, pledges big privatization push

In Brazil, modern day slaves are shipped into the Amazon
Coal Miners Struggle to Survive in an Industry Battered by Layoffs and Bankruptcy *
Renewal Projects, Down to the Sidewalks, Highlight Social Divides *
A plan to protect the world—and save WHO
Utility workers agree to tentative labor agreement
Atlantic City Casino Workers Approve Strike at Taj Mahal
Support for Sanders Grows in Unions
Ku Klux Klan and New Black Panther Party Protest at South Carolina Capitol *
Union fight shifts from campaign trail to high court
Residents sue Seattle to block city haulers from snooping into trash
'Ugly scenes' at Australia protests
Memorial dedicated for 1934 Teamsters strike
Will unions change WestJet?
What Donald Trump was up to while John McCain was a POW

Stories from the New York Times will be followed with a *. The Times pay wall policy allows free access to only about ten articles a month.

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