Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 14 June 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, Iran did it! You must know of the two tankers attacked (apparently with mines) and burning this week near the Straits of Hormuz. Video has been released showing an Iranian boat retrieving an unexploded mine from the … Read More

‘Doomsday predictions can no longer be met with disdain’: Pope Francis calls carbon pricing ‘essential’

Pope Francis meets Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg during the weekly audience at Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican, April 17, 2019.PHOTO: VATICAN MEDIA/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is “essential” … Read More

Pope on climate crisis: Time is running out, decisive action needed

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Pope meets with oil CEOs attending Vatican Dialogue Summit  (Vatican Media) Pope Francis on Friday meets with participants attending a summit entitled, “The Vatican Dialogues: The Energy Transition and Care for our Common Home”. In comments to the group, he … Read More

Boris Johnson takes lead in race for British prime minister

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Boris Johnson is the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British prime minister. File Photo by Heinz Ruckemann/UPI | License Photo June 13 (UPI) — British politician Boris Johnson took a big step toward succeeding Theresa May as prime minister, winning the first … Read More

Immigration officials see drastic rise in number of African migrants arriving at US-Mexico border

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Valerie and her son took a walk around this city’s downtown area on Monday after spending three months on a treacherous trek from Brazil, through Central America to Texas. Valerie, a Congolese woman, fled her war-torn country with her family and … Read More

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