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Club of Rome “How the Quest for Mineral Wealth Is Plundering the Planet” – Find out more about the 33rd Report to the Club of Rome, to be released in English on 12th June 2014! [...] Shale Gas Fracking – Bubble, Scare or Solution? Hydraulic fracturing – or “fracking” – of shale gas is a highly controversial contemporary topic in politics, society and business alike. As a main finance and trading hub for commodities, Switzerland plays a key role herein. [...]

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OPHI's Alkire Foster Method for Measuring Multidimensional Poverty Most countries of the world define poverty by income. Yet poor people themselves define their poverty much more broadly, to include lack of education, health, housing, empowerment, humiliation, employment, personal security and more. No one indicator, such as income, is uniquely able to capture the multiple aspects that contribute to poverty.

Fractured Paradigm Prev Next How “Extreme Levels” of Roundup in Food Became the Industry Norm Food and feed quality are crucial to human and animal health. Ecological Footprint Quiz The footprint quiz is powered by Adobe Flash. It will only run on devices running Adobe Flash. Sign up for our newsletter What is the Ecological Footprint? The Ecological Footprint is a resource accounting tool that measures how much biologically productive land and sea is used by a given population or activity, and compares this to how much land and sea is available. Productive land and sea areas support human demands for food, fiber, timber, energy, and space for infrastructure.

Vision of Humanity through See the latest peace news and research Contact us Vision of Humanity is an initiative of the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). IEP have offices in New York and Sydney. 2012 March 12 - The Scale of the Universe Interactive Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2012 March 12 The Scale of the Universe - Interactive Flash Animation Credit & Copyright: Cary & Michael Huang

HDI surprisingly similar to GDP/capita Human Development Index HDI is advanced as being a better indicator than “GDP per capita” in measuring the progress of Nations. HDI is calculated by UNDP from indicators for health, education and living standard (income/person). The methodology is quite complicated but it well documented BUT look at a plot of the correlation between HDI and GDP/capita or all countries in Gapminder World www.bit.ly/XxQw0B You will be surprised! Free Energy Live In Action! This Is Breathtaking As Science Is Being Re-Written Watching this video was quite an experience. It’s perhaps because I’ve been following this topic for so many years now and amidst all the doubt and negativity from mainstream science, amazing scientists have put together devices that time and time again show that our current understandings of science and physics can use some updating. To begin, I want to define what I mean when I say ‘free energy.’ I refer to it as getting more energy out than you put in and/or not requiring input and having energy be produced perpetually. To answer the question, yes this device will need part replacement, bearing, belts etc. at some point in its lifespan.

Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Quick Links McGill University Fr Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Main navigation Kenya building a digital future in Africa's silicon savannah If there is such a thing as an African version of California's Silicon Valley, the country that is arguably leading the race to the future is Kenya. Household tech names such as Google, Intel, Microsoft, Nokia and Vodafone all have a presence here, and IBM recently chose Nairobi for its first African research lab. Kenyans enjoy faster broadband connections than their counterparts in Africa's economic powerhouse, South Africa. And the government plans to build a $7bn (£4.36bn), 5,000-acre technology city that is already being branded Africa's "Silicon Savannah". How did Kenya – a nation that still has its share of poverty and ethnic conflict – get here?

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