This latest Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will again form the standard reference for all those concerned with climate change and its consequences, including students, researchers and policy makers in environmental science, meteorology, climatology, biology, ecology, atmospheric chemistry and environmental policy.
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Liverpool - 'Capital of the Slave Trade' Liverpool's Involvement with American Slave Trade and Its Impact on Descendants of American Slaves: A Case for Action Liverpool is unique. It has long addressed its dark past in relation to the Atlantic Slave Trade. This is now even more evident with the setting up of the International Museum of Slavery and recognition of all facets of the great cities involvement in what is now widely known, and deservedly so, as 'A Crime Against Humanity'. For many, apologies and open recognition of slavery and the devastating effects it had on the lives of those enslaved and their descendants over a period of 450 years, appears to be enough, and that this abhorrent chapter in our past should to now be consigned to the history books. But the Effects of Slavery Still Linger on. Reparations advocates agree, citing differences in prison populations, bias in the application of capital punishment, disparate childhood mortality rates, unequal access to education and health care, and other ongoing inequalities faced by Descendants of American Slaves in the United States - Herein lies the solution
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