A bad day for our environment. Brazil's Environment Minister has resigned due to irrevocable differences with government on the Amazon exploitation, GM food, nuclear power and felling of rainforest.
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'Americans are feeling a lot more economic pain than the government's official statistics would lead you to believe, according to a growing number of experts.' This report shows that the C.P.I. (US retail price index equivalent) is only relevant 'if you don't drive and you don't eat'. It paints a very serious picture of misleading figures in conflict with a very painful reality. It is worth reading also as many of the flaws in the CPI also apply to the RPI.
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Clinton had a landslide victory in Virginia, an important swing state - but her campaign is broke.
There is danger of damage to nuclear plants in China in the recent earthquake. The earthquake caused very large number of deaths and many people are still buried under rubble.
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The latest ESRI report says Ireland's economy is far more robust than is appreciated. 48,000 houses a year will be needed for the next few years and employment prospects remain strong in the services and IT sectors.
[url=Irish News]LINK TO RTE NEWS[/url]
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Martin Mansergh gets OPW and Arts as new government posts are announced.
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