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-- this post authored by Gordon Inglis, University of Bristol and Eleni Anagnostou, University of Southampton
Several more decades of increased carbon dioxide emissions could lead to melting ice sheets, mass extinctions and extreme weather becoming the norm. We can't yet be certain of the exact impacts, but we can look to the past to predict the future.
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-- this post authored by Dyfed Loesche
Want to get paid more for doing the same job? If you're not afraid to take a risk, then going where others would rather stay away might be an option.
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-- this post authored by James Knowles, Brunel University London
This year marks 400 years since the publication of the first volume of poet and playwright Ben Jonson's collected texts, the first complete English translation of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, by poet and translator George Chapman, and the Political Works of King James I, arriving a few years after the King James Bible. Little would contemporaries have guessed that 400 years later these momentous works would be eclipsed by a death in Warwickshire - one William Shakespeare.
by Asif Suria
Insider buying increased significantly last week with insiders buying $120.89 million of stock compared to $8.03 million in the week prior. Selling was flat with insiders selling $596.16 million of stock last week compared to $596.17 million in the week prior.
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29Apr2016 Pre-Market Commentary: US Futures Fractionally Lower, Crude Prices Moving Higher, US Dolla
Written by Steven Hansen
Econintersect's Economic Index marginally dropped into contraction. The index is at the lowest value since the end of the Great Recession.