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"How Billionaire Oligarchs Are Becoming Their Own Political Parties"

"In August, Tom Steyer and seven campaign advisers sat in a small conference room in Coral Gables, Fla., trying to figure out how to save the world. Steyer, who is 57, has a fortune of roughly $1.5 billion, and his advisers were among the most talented political operatives in the United States."

Source: NY Times Magazine, 10/17/2014

"U.S. Considers Climate Change Plan That Would Mandate Emission Cuts"

"The United States is considering a proposal to combat climate change that would require countries to offer plans for curtailing greenhouse gas emissions on a certain schedule but would leave it to individual nations to determine how deep their cuts would be, said Todd Stern, the nation’s chief climate negotiator."

Source: LA Times, 10/16/2014


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