Standort: fm4.ORF.at / Meldung: "40 percent is not enough, but it's a good start"

Kate Farmer

Cutting to the chase

24. 10. 2014 - 14:08

40 percent is not enough, but it's a good start

Reality Check: EU climate agreement, Mexico governor resigns, Ukraine election preview, mercenaries and the military, managing space.

EU climate protester

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Environment activists say now enough is being done to reduce dirty fossil fuels

EU climate agreement

EU leaders have reached what they are calling a landmark agreement on a 40% cut in greenhouse gases, but environmental groups say it doesn't go far enough. Volker Krey of IIASA explains the science behind the statistics.

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Mexico governor resigns

The governor of Guerrero state, where 43 students went missing last month, has resigned. Alejandro Boucabaille explains what this means as the case remains unsolved.

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Tymoshenko poster

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Yulia Tymoshenko is hoping to return to the top of Ukranian politics

Ukraine elections

Ukraine holds parliamentary elections on Sunday, and a great deal is at stake. Our Kiev correspondent, David Stern, reports on the issues and complications in the process in the still deeply divided country.

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Mercenaries and the military

A US court has found four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in Baghdad 2007. Raphael Zaffran of Open Briefing discusses the benefits and problems of independent security forces being employed in a war zone.

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ISS

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Staffing a space mission is a very particular business

Managing space

Space management expert, Claudia Kessler, discusses the business side of the space industry, and the role of women in space. She is currently taking part in GlobArt .

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