Secretary-General Kofi Annan has stressed that developed countries, particularly the United States -- the world's leading emitter of greenhouses gases -- must take the helm in stemming global climate change.
The internationals announced that this initiative is meant to spur the international community into action. "In the wake of the atrocities being committed against the Palestinian people, we deplore the silence of the UN and the international community.
...Against U.S. Military Presence on the Puerto Rican Island. Between The Lines' Denise Manzari interviews Robert Rabin who is with the Committee for the Rescue and Development of Vieques. He speaks of the arrests of those engaged in civil disobedience.
Few media eyebrows went up the other day when the World Bank
canceled a global meeting set for Barcelona in late June -- and shifted it
to the Internet. Thousands of street demonstrators would have been in
Spain's big northeastern port city to confront the conference. Cyberspace
promises to be a much more serene location.
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...While Subsidizing White House Allies in Utilities and Big Oil. Greenpeace is one of many environmental groups that contend the Bush energy plan employs 19th century technologies to solve 21st century energy problems. Kert Davies, Greenpeace USA's Global Warming and Energy Campaign Coordinator, takes a critical look at the Bush energy plan.