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A former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and a former UK Treasury Minister, is Honorary Professor of Economics at Manchester University and former Chairman of the British ... >>
According to the United Nations, sometime around 2050, the planet’s human population will be close to ten billion, a threshold that will stress many of the world’s mos... >>
Big ideas are few and far between. Progress usually occurs incrementally, bit by bit. But sometimes a big idea, even one that starts modestly, can thoroughly transform our view of wh... >>
Every year, more than four million people around the world die prematurely from breathing dirty air. In China alone, the number of deaths attributable to air pollution exceeds one mi... >>
Twenty-five years after the adoption of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change on 9 May, 1992, the world has yet to implement a treaty that effectively addresses global warmin... >>
The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals represent a remarkable commitment by the international community to eliminate poverty and improve health, the environment, educati... >>
Last month, world governments and other donors pledged $1.2 billion to help carry the 30-year fight to eradicate polio over the finish line. At its height, the polio epidemic caused ... >>
North Korea has produced a number of nuclear warheads and is developing ballistic missiles capable of delivering them around the world. Many governments are debating how to prevent o... >>
Across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), technology hubs are emerging. Whether it is in the Beirut Digital District or the GrEEk campus in Cairo, some of the Middle East&rsquo... >>
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