Wanted: Clean-living young people for a long career . Responsibilities: Varied.
From seabeds to mountaintops, people around the world were staging a day of demonstrations Saturday to call for urgent action on climate change. The number of 350 ppm originally came from a NASA research team headed by American climate scientist James Hansen, which surveyed both real-time climate observations and emerging paleo-climatic data in January 2008, according to 350.org
Nelson Mandela Foundation “We trust that this award will strengthen his commitment, as the leader of the most powerful nation in the world, to continue promoting peace and the eradication of poverty.” Kofi Annan “It was an unexpected but inspired choice.
Episcopal churches in California and Minnesota moved toward appointing gay bishops over the weekend, less than a month after the denomination lifted a self-imposed freeze on promoting openly gay clergy into the top ranks of the church. The Diocese of Los Angeles, one of the largest in the country, included a gay man and a lesbian on its short list for assistant bishop positions Sunday.
The case of the pregnant 9-year-old was shocking enough.