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Norway’s push for Arctic oil and gas threatens Paris climate goals – study – The Guardian

August 10, 2017
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The Guardian Norway’s push for Arctic oil and gas threatens Paris climate goals – studyThe GuardianNorway’s plan to ramp up oil and gas production in the Arctic threatens global efforts to tackle climate change, according to a new study. The research says 12 gigatonnes of carbon could be added by exploration sites in the...
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Tom of Finland review – intriguing biopic of a gay liberation hero … – The Guardian

August 10, 2017
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The Guardian Tom of Finland review – intriguing biopic of a gay liberation hero …The GuardianPekka Strang stars as the Finnish wartime artist Touko Laaksonen, whose homoerotic illustrations helped create the iconography of gay culture.Tom of Finland — a lugubrious biopic – Financial TimesFinancial TimesChiselled demigods and muscled heroes: Tom of Finland’s iconic …Irish...
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Kiwi sailors prominent during second day of world test event in … – TVNZ

August 10, 2017
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Stuff.co.nz Kiwi sailors prominent during second day of world test event in …TVNZNew Zealand’s Saunders brothers are holding down third place in their respective sailing classes after the second day of a world championships test event …NZ sailors in mix at worlds warmup | Stuff.co.nzIndependent Community NewspaperAussies dominate opening day at Hempel Sailing World Champs...
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Swedish hostage freed in Mali makes 1st public appearance – Washington Post

August 10, 2017
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Washington Post Swedish hostage freed in Mali makes 1st public appearanceWashington PostSTOCKHOLM — A Swedish man kidnapped by Islamic extremists in northern Mali nearly six years ago and released in June says he converted to Islam “to save my life.” The 42-year-old Johan Gustafsson made his first public appearance Thursday. He told …Swedish man held...
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