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water crises

Last year, news broke that Nestlé, the largest bottled water producer in the world, had been extracting water from the drought-stricken San Bernardino National Forest on a permit that was supposed to expire in 1988 — and hadn’t been re-evaluated … Continue reading

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Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga

Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga SDB (born December 29, 1942) is a Honduran Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He is the current Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, President of Caritas Internationalis and was President of the Latin American Episcopal Conference (CELAM) from 1995 … Continue reading

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Compartamos Banco

  Compartamos Banco From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Compartamos, S.A.B de C.V. Type Sociedad Anónima Bursátil de Capital Variable Traded as BMV: GENTERA Industry Banking Founded 1990 Headquarters Mexico City, Mexico Key people Carlos Labarthe Costas,(Chairman) Fernando Álvarez Toca, (CEO) Products Financial … Continue reading

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China has become main banker in Latin America by Ariel Noyola Rodríguez The loans granted by China have changed into an instrument of foreign politics. At the same time these loans permit China to forge closer ties with fundamental allies … Continue reading

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Foreign aid

“Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries.”— Douglas Casey – classmate of Bill Clinton at Georgetown University But foreign Aid comes with a feel-good factor. … Continue reading

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Coursera World Bank

Some final concluding thoughts about the unavoidable complexities of climate science and the need to confront uncertainties and inconsistencies. Some respected scientists question the seriousness of climate risks and as the discussion forums illustrate, this can make for quite heated … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development

A Call to Look Past Sustainable Development APRIL 14, 2015 The average citizen of Nepal consumes about 100 kilowatt-hours of electricity in a year. Cambodians make do with 160. Bangladeshis are better off, consuming, on average, 260. Then there is … Continue reading

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The World Bank and The International Monetary Fund

The IPCC’s auhoritative report on Mitigation of Climate Change shows clearly that there is no realistic prospect of holding warming below 2°C. Most emissions will result from the rapid industrialization of developing countries like India and China who cannot and … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Published on Aug 11, 2013 Confessions of an Economic Hit Man is a book written by John Perkins and published in 2004. It provides Perkins’ account of his career with consulting firm Chas. T. Main in Boston. Before employment with … Continue reading

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Coal plants

US power plant carbon standards and clean air and health co-benefits “Carbon dioxide emissions standards for US power plants will influence the fuels and technologies used to generate electricity, alter emissions of pollutants such as sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, … Continue reading

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