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China, U.S. clash over 2010 U.N. climate talks - April 10

The United States and China clashed on Friday about how to revive climate talks in 2010, complicating the first U.N. session since the acrimonious Copenhagen summit fell short of agreeing a treaty.

September 16 2011

How science could spark a second Green Revolution - April 6

To fight poverty and overpopulation, crops need coaxing. Advances in deep-root food plants may trigger a new Green Revolution.

September 16 2011

What Is Geoengineering and Why Is It Considered a Climate Change Solution? - April 6

Some scientists are calling for more study of technological interventions to forestall catastrophic global warming. Why?

September 16 2011

Charities warm to climate - April 6

Philanthropic support for climate-change issues tripled in 2008.

September 16 2011

Bring on the population debate

The Coalition is returning to an old playbook, tapping into concerns about an increasing number of asylum seekers arriving by boat and linking that to the overall issue of immigration. That in turn links into people's fears about rocketing house prices, water shortages and a fluctuating job market in recent troubled times and bingo - a scare campaign is born.

September 16 2011

Speeding Progress on the Millennium Development Goals _ January 2010

Population Facts - United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs * Population Division Fact sheet on MDG's 2010/1

September 16 2011

Health Workers, International Migration and Development - March 2010

United Nations Population Facts Department of Economic and Social Affairs * Population Division No. 2010/2/E

September 16 2011

The Age Distribution of Deaths - April 2010

United Nations Population Facts Department of Economic and Social Affairs * Population Division No. 2010/3

September 16 2011

Sex Differentials in Mortality - April 2010

United Nations Population Facts Department of Economic and Social Affairs * Population Division No. 2010/4

September 16 2011

Child Adoption: Trends and Policies - April 2010

The study provides a solid foundation for furthering research on child adoption and, more specifically, on the demographic factors that shape the demand for and the availability of adoptable children. The focus of the report is on the nexus between adoption policies and trends at the national and global levels. Understanding adoption policies and their origins is all the more important today because, as adoption has become global, inconsistencies among the legal principles and traditions regarding adoption in different countries are increasingly coming to the fore.

September 16 2011

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