Recommendation 1 from ‘Science time’

Article Name:‘Carbon Pollution up to 2 million pounds a second’

By: SETH BORENSTEIN

Three years ago, nearly 200 nations set the 2-degree temperature goal in a nonbinding agreement. Negotiators now at a conference under way in Doha, Qatar, are trying to find ways to reach that target

Summary:

The article deals with the problem of Global warming and how it has accelerated. Given are the figures for release of carbon in the atmosphere by major economic nations all over the world. The author emphasizes on how the targets that were set 3 years back are a potential failure now. Also, we discover the problem of Global warming from an international perspective. We are introduced to a new truth of carbon emissions, rate of which are rising exponentially. Good introduction to Global Warming and Carbon emissions on a global level.

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Learn Words from the article:

1: Overwhelming: Very Great in amount
2: Treaty: Agreement of Pact
3: Ratified: Agree or Give formal consent

Recommendation 2 from ‘CNN’

Article Name:‘Globally tacking AIDS’

By: Alex Newell

While we’ve made a lot of progress in fighting HIV, we know there is great room for improvement. In many countries around the world, young people are still often unable to access quality health care. Testing and treatment can be problematic where resources and geography make it difficult.

Summary:

Written on the account of World AIDS Day that was on 2nd December, this article deals with the impact of AIDS in different countries all over the world. Discussing problems and consequences in different countries, this article covers a general introduction to AIDS and how it is still amongst us and tracks the progress in eliminating it too. The role of education has been discussed well to eradicate this deadly disease which has consumed a lot of young population all over the world. Education in combination with globalization is the only way AIDS can be wiped out completely is the soul message of this article.

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Learn Words from the article:

1: Pandemic: Prevalent in a country or all over the world
2: Demographic: Relating to different structures of population
3: Eradicate: Wipe out completely

Recommendation 3 from ‘Forbes’

Article Name:‘False friends you should fire’

By: Erika Andersen

The great thing to realize is that you actually have the power to do this. You don’t need have to these people in your life. You can kindly but firmly minimize your interactions with them. And that frees you up to invite wonderful people into your life.

Summary:

Coming from the biggest business magazine in the world, this is a very light hearted read. Dealing with the kind of false friends we encounter in our daily lives, this article is easy to connect with and fun to relate. The author leaves us with 3 major areas where we might be involved with the wrong kind of people and ends with an optimistic statement on how friends like these are not important and can be easily done with.

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Learn Words from the article:

1: Upheaval: A violent or sudden change or disruption to something
2: Consistently: Regularly
3: Reciprocity: The practice of exchanging things with others for mutual benefit, esp. privileges granted by one country or organization to another.

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