Obama, Gates Team Up to Create “World Online Peace Corps�


(via uptake.com)

Anticipation is building up around the UN Climate Change Conference scheduled for December 7-18 in Copenhagen, with environmental advocates expressing increasing concern that certain world powers–including the United States–won’t take a strong enough stand to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.

But whatever comes of the Climate Change Conference with respect to international environmental accords, there’s one piece of exciting news we can expect to see coming out of Copenhagen: the launch of “Hope Plus,� a new online platform that’s been dubbed the world’s “online Peace Corps� by founder Phil Noble, also founder of PoliticsOnline and technology adviser to President Obama during his campaign.

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