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Foreign Affairs | Oct 18, 2012

The policy community has long prophesied about the coming water wars. But don't expect them anytime soon. More likely, tensions over access will merely exacerbate existing regional conflicts.

By: Shlomi...

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Maputo — Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the United Nations have warned that Mozambique's infrastructure is vulnerable to extreme weather events that are becoming more frequent due to climate change.

According to MIT's Ken...

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Bloomberg BNA | Aug 28, 2012

By Ari Natter  

WASHINGTON, D.C.--A tax on carbon dioxide emissions could raise $1.5 trillion, according to a Massachusetts Institute of...

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Washington Post | Aug 27, 2012

By: Brad Plumer

With the United States facing the expiration of a slew of tax cuts in 2013—the dread “fiscal cliff”—there has been plenty of interest...

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The Hill | Aug 27, 2012

By: Zack Colman

Taxing carbon would generate $1.5 trillion, potentially giving politicians cover from making politically difficult decisions on taxes and social spending cuts, according to a study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) released Monday.

A carbon tax...

Politico | Aug 26, 2012

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NY Times | Jul 26, 2012

In a study published online by the journal Science, Harvard University scientists reported that some storms send water vapor miles into the stratosphere — which is normally drier than a desert...