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mardi 26 janvier 2016
dimanche 24 janvier 2016
David Cameron considering calls by charities as Jeremy Corbyn, who on Saturday visited refugee camps in Calais and Dunkirk, urges emergency steps
Children face sub-zero temperatures as they cross the Macedonia-Serbia border.
Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty
Amid growing expectation that an announcement is imminent, Downing Street said ministers were looking seriously at calls from charities, led by Save the Children, for the UK to admit at least 3,000 unaccompanied young people who have arrived in Europe from countries including Syria and Afghanistan, and who are judged to be at serious risk of falling prey to people traffickers. Government sources said such a humanitarian gesture would be in addition to the 20,000 refugees the UK has already agreed to accept, mainly from camps on the borders of Syria, by 2020.
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Source: The Guardian Saturday 23 January 2016
vendredi 22 janvier 2016
Anthony Leiserowitz is director of the Yale project on climate change.
In a recent study “Global Warming Six Americas” he found that the public’s perception of climate change falls into six distinct categoriesWho are the different publics within the American public? The American public does not speak with a single voice on this issue. There are in fact six really distinct Americas within America. Those groups each respond to this issue in very different ways for very different reasons.