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12.05.15
Draft climate change deal lowers greenhouse gases by 2050
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Draft climate change deal lowers greenhouse gases by 2050

195 countries have tentatively reached a climate agreement, but the finer points have yet to be hashed out.

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11.30.15
UN says dating apps helped foster a teen HIV epidemic
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UN says dating apps helped foster a teen HIV epidemic

A UN study finds that dating apps helped spread a sexually transmitted disease in Asia.

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11.27.15
Bill Gates is launching a multibillion-dollar clean energy fund
11.27.15

Bill Gates is launching a multibillion-dollar clean energy fund

The Microsoft co-founder will reveal a massive clean tech initiative at the UN climate change summit in Paris next week.

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09.28.15
Facebook will help the UN bring internet access to refugee camps
09.28.15

Facebook will help the UN bring internet access to refugee camps

Mark Zuckerberg has promised that Facebook will help the United Nations get refugee camps online.

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09.21.15
Over 4 billion people will go without internet access this year
09.21.15

Over 4 billion people will go without internet access this year

You may have plenty of internet access where you live, but the United Nations wants to remind you that most people are still offline.

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09.15.15
Google will match your donations to migrant and refugee relief
09.15.15

Google will match your donations to migrant and refugee relief

Google wants your help caring for migrants and refugees, and it's willing to match up to $5.5 million in donations to nonprofits.

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08.30.15
Europe doesn't properly recycle most of its electronic waste
08.30.15

Europe doesn't properly recycle most of its electronic waste

You probably know that you should recycle your old tech when you're done with it, but getting othe...

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08.18.15
UN reminds the US that member states should respect its privacy
08.18.15

UN reminds the US that member states should respect its privacy

A UN spokesperson has revealed that the US swore it never spied on its activities.

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08.15.15
AT&T helped the NSA spy on the UN's internet traffic (updated)
08.15.15

AT&T helped the NSA spy on the UN's internet traffic (updated)

It's no secret that telecoms have cooperated with the US' surveillance efforts, but at least one w...

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