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World Population Prospects, the 2010 Revision

World Population Prospects, the 2010 Revision
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Sustainable Development - Environment Additional tools Introduction Sustainable Development stands for meeting the needs of present generations without jeopardizing the ability of futures generations to meet their own needs – in other words, a better quality of life for everyone, now and for generations to come. Sustainable development will not be brought about by policies only: it must be taken up by society at large as a principle guiding the many choices each citizen makes every day, as well as the big political and economic decisions that have. 2009 Review of the EU Sustainable Development Strategy (EU SDS) In July 2009 the Commission adopted the 2009 Review of EU SDS. The review is complemented by Eurostat's bi-annual monitoring report on sustainable development. The European Council in December 2009 confirmed that " Sustainable development remains a fundamental objective of the European Union under the Lisbon Treaty. The European Economic and Social Committee also adopted an opinion with regard to the EU SDS review.

The Effect of Education on Religion: Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws NBER Working Paper No. 16973Issued in April 2011NBER Program(s): CH ED PE For over a century, social scientists have debated how educational attainment impacts religious belief. In this paper, I use Canadian compulsory schooling laws to identify the relationship between completed schooling and later religiosity. I find that higher levels of education lead to lower levels of religious participation later in life. An additional year of education leads to a 4-percentage-point decline in the likelihood that an individual identifies with any religious tradition; the estimates suggest that increases in schooling can explain most of the large rise in non-affiliation in Canada in recent decades. This paper is available as PDF (162 K) or via email. Acknowledgments Machine-readable bibliographic record - MARC, RIS, BibTeX Users who downloaded this paper also downloaded these:

Trop d'enfants nuit à la santé de la planète - rts.ch - info - sciences-tech. La démographie joue un rôle dans le réchauffement climatique, si l'on en croit l'ONU, qui recommande de faire moins d'enfants pour réduire les émissions de gaz à effet de serre. Même les divorces ne sont pas sans conséquences! Les femmes détiennent les clés de notre avenir climatique. Dans un rapport publié mercredi, le Fonds des Nations unies pour la population (FNUAP) explique que la croissance démographique dans le monde est à l'origine de 40 à 60% des émissions de gaz à effet de serre depuis 1820. Une meilleure planification familiale pourrait avoir une influence sur l'évolution du climat. «La lutte contre les changements climatiques n'est pas seulement une question de technologies et de financement. La croissance démographique en cause «Si la population de la planète se stabilise, par exemple si elle compte un milliard d'habitants en moins par rapport aux projections d'ici 2100, l'impact sera énorme sur le changement climatique», souligne Werner Haug. afp/ps

Age Structure of Mortality in Developing Countries United Nations (1986). Age Structure of Mortality in Developing Countries. A Database for Cross-Sectional and Time Series Research. ST/ESA/SER.R/66. This publication presents a data base of national life tables from developing countries. Since this publication is no longer available in printed form, it is made available here in electronic form in Adobe PDF format. Preface and Table of contents (1,425 KB) Introduction (947 KB) Chapter I: Sources of data (1,374 KB) Chapter II: Life tables (4,225 KB)

Rapports | Rapports mondiaux | RDH 2011 Le Rapport sur le Développement humain 2011 avance que les défis pressants en matière de durabilité et d’équité doivent être traités conjointement et identifie les mesures à prendre aux niveaux national et mondial qui pourraient encourager les progrès en direction de ces deux objectifs étroitement liés. Une action courageuse est nécessaire sur ces deux fronts, comme le suggère le Rapport, si les progrès récents en matière de développement humain connus par la majorité des pauvres de la planète doivent se pérenniser, pour le bienfait des générations futures ainsi que pour celui des individus vivant aujourd’hui. Les Rapports antérieurs ont montré que les niveaux de vie dans la plupart des pays sont en augmentation – et convergent – depuis maintenant plusieurs décennies.

Porno, sexe et industrie: l’envers du décor Les chiffres parlent d’eux-mêmes: 36 d’entre eux sont décédés, par suicide, homicide, ou infectés par le virus du SIDA entre 2007 et 2010.66% sont infectés par l’herpès.2,396 cas de Chlamydia et 1,389 cas de Gonorrhée ont été déclarés parmi eux depuis 2004.Plus de 100 hétérosexuels et homosexuels sont morts du virus du SIDA.26 cas de virus du SIDA ont été reporté par l’ « Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation » depuis 2004. Ces chiffres concernent l’industrie pornographique américaine, et américaine uniquement. Il n’en est rien. En témoigne la solitude de Kacey Jordan, née en 1988 et entrée dans le monde du porno à tout juste 19 ans. L’industrie du sexe a un visage bien différent d’il y a 30 ans. Lorsque l’on sait que 11 millions de jeunes regardent régulièrement de la pornographie en ligne. On peut penser que les nouvelles tendances émergentes, telle que « le porno pour les femmes, par les femmes », promu par Anna Arrowsmith, pourrait apporter un sang neuf. Comments comments

Développement Durable et Equation de Kaya Le responsable « santé+sécurité+environnement » de mon employeur nous a présenté les 3 piliers du « développement durable » (Ecologique, Economique et Social) avec ce joli graphique : J’ai trouvé très judicieux d’intégrer ainsi le développement durable aux logiques économique et sociale plutôt que de le promouvoir dans un cadre purement écologiste. En y réfléchissant, je me demande s’il n’existe pas un parallèle avec la fameuse équation de Kaya dont j’ai déjà parlé ici et que je rappelle ci-dessous : En effet, minimiser le facteur CO2/TEP représente le souci écologique de limiter la pollution. Réduire TEP/PIB est un objectif économique : rendre la production moins coûteuse en énergie. PIB/POP est lié à l’objectif social de répartir les richesses, si possible plutôt en enrichissant les pauvres que le contraire … Reste le 4ème facteur de Kaya : la POPulation.

The impact of COPD on quality of life, productivity los... [COPD. 2012 Portugal's migrants hope for new life in old African colony | World news It is Wednesday, and 31-year-old Maria Nunes is picking at her husband's grilled sardines, laughing at a comment from her friend Carlos, across the table. This group of young professionals have gathered at the Associação Portuguesa for their weekly lunch. It is a reunion of sorts, for the group of expatriates to talk about all things Portuguese over the black and white checkered tablecloths. All eight were born in Portugal but now live in Mozambique. The southern African country is famed for its prawn curries, balmy Indian Ocean beaches and local jazz, but the former Portuguese colony is experiencing a resurgence in foreign investment – and foreign migrants – as coal reserves are discovered in the north, urban centres develop in a frenzy of construction, and Europe slides further into economic meltdown. Maria, a freelance graphic designer, and her husband, Ricardo, moved to Maputo in 2006, interrupted by a brief spell in Angola for Ricardo's work as a civil engineer.

If you become unemployed you will earn less in your next job Public release date: 20-Jan-2011 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: SINCinfo@plataformasinc.es 34-914-251-820FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Unemployment has a negative impact on a worker's future salary if it continues for a long time, particularly in countries such as Spain, Italy and Portugal. This is the conclusion of a study carried out by Spanish researchers, who have analysed the impact of job loss on relative salaries in six European countries. "Out of the countries studied, Spain, Italy and Portugal are the European Union countries in which long-term unemployment is likely to have the most negative effect on salary when the individual in question returns to work", Carlos García Serrano, a researcher at the University of Alcalá (UAH) and one of the authors of the study, tells SINC. The result, published in the journal Manchester School, shows that the countries studied can be divided into three groups. A temporary phenomenon References: José M.

On Overpopulation and Ecosystem Collapse | Earth Blog Earth’s biosphere is collapsing and dying as human industrial growth overwhelms ecosystems and abruptly changes climate. Equity, education, condoms, and lower taxes and other incentives to stabilize and then reduce human population are a huge part of the solution. Earth in overshoot; human growth is killing her; the end of being. The global ecological system is collapsing and dying under the cumulative filth of 7 billion people INEQUITABLY devouring their ecosystem habitats. It is not possible to go from 1 to 7 billion people in 135 years – while still growing exponentially – without profound impacts upon natural ecosystems that provide air, water, food and livelihoods. Earth has lost 80% of its old-growth forests, 50% of her soil, 90% of big fish – and much water, land, and ocean ecosystems; as well as atmospheric stability – as human population has soared more than sevenfold.

The Ultimate Resource II: People, Materials, and Environment Introduction Preface Chapter 1 The Amazing Theory of Raw-Material Scarcity Chapter 2 Why Are Material-Technical Resource Forecasts So Often Wrong? Chapter 3 Can The Supply Of Natural Resources - Especially Energy - Really Be Infinite? Chapter 4 The Grand Theory Chapter 5 Famine 1995? Chapter 6 What Are The Limits on Food Production? Chapter 7 The Worldwide Food Situation Now: Shortage Crises, Glut Crises, And Government Chapter 8 Are We Losing Ground? Chapter 9 Two Bogeymen: "Urban Sprawl" and Soil Erosion Chapter 10 Water, Wood, Wetlands--And What Next? Chapter 11 When Will We Run Out Of Oil? Chapter 12 Today's Energy Issues Chapter 13 Nuclear Power: Tomorrow's Greatest Energy Opportunity Chapter 14 Dying Planet? Chapter 15 The Peculiar Theory Of Pollution Chapter 16 Whither The History Of Pollution? Chapter 17 Pollution Today: Specific Trends And Issues Chapter 18 Bad Environmental And Resource Scares Chapter 19 Will Our Consumer Wastes Bury Us? Chapter 20 Should We Conserve Resources For Others' Sakes? Chapter 21

Phillips Exeter Academy | Development Economics and Economic Development Contact Information | My Background This page is maintained by Giorgio Secondi. It was last updated on February 7, 2014. Papers | Textbooks | Books | Periodicals | Economists | Institutions | Blogs | Other Websites Development Economics is the branch of economics that studies developing countries. Economic Development has been defined by Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen as "the process of expanding the real freedoms that people enjoy" (see Development as Freedom, p. 3). Several websites have collections of scholarly papers about economic development available for download (typically in PDF format). Papers EconPapers provides access to RePEc (Research Papers in Economics), a collection of Economics papers and articles. ERN (Economics Research Network) has a variety of papers on economic development available for download. The Latin American Network is part of the Economics Research Network listed above, and contains over 600 papers on (mostly) Latin American development topics. Textbooks Economists

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