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An Alarming Wake-Up Call From A Brand New Report On Climate Change

The evidence linking human activities to climate change is as strong as the data supporting the idea that smoking causes lung cancer, a new report from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) warned on Tuesday.

“Many people do not yet understand that there is a small, but real chance of abrupt, unpredictable and potentially irreversible changes with highly damaging impacts on people in the United States and around the world,” according to the “What We Know” report.

Full Story: Business Insider

Opinion: 2012 will be the year of the Latino

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Both businesses and politicians are courting Latinos this year as their strength becomes more apparent. Last month, Mitt Romney spent time at the Hispanic Leadership Conference addressing Latino voters. (Photo: Flickr)

By: STEPHEN KEPPEL
Channel: Opinion, Economics, Politics

In 2012 the economic and political influence of the Latino community will reach a tipping point. This will be a defining year for Latinos in the U.S. As a non-Latino I can say that without bias. Well, I am married to a Colombian, have a son we call Samuelito, and work at Univision, but maybe that has given me a privileged vantage point from which to view this dynamic.

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