Roundup: Greenhouse gas, inequality, humour, climate treaty, porn addiction

Roundup: Greenhouse gas, inequality, humour, climate treaty, porn addiction

UN reports record greenhouse gas levels

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) published data Monday showing that the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new record in 2010 and that the growth of the buildup is accelerating.

How inequality hurts the economy

The gap between the rich and the rest makes for short recoveries.

Between heaven and mirth

Humour, laughter and joy are essential elements of spiritual health.

Rich nations ‘give up’ on new climate treaty until 2020

Ahead of critical talks and despite pledge for new treaty by 2012, biggest economies privately admit likelihood of long delay.

Clergy, too, battle porn addiction … often alone

According to a Christianity Today survey, nearly 40 percent of Christian pastors are struggling with pornography. They seem especially vulnerable, due to their time alone, their legitimate use of computers and their fear of getting help because of the public nature of their jobs.

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