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Dirty Energy Reliance Undercuts U.S., Canada Rhetoric at Climate Talks

Saturday, December 13, 2014

LIMA, Dic 13 (IPS) - While U.S. and Canadian officials delivered speeches about how the world needs to step up to their responsibilities at the U.N. climate negotiations in Lima, Peru, activists from North America demanded clear answers back home on their governments' relationships with fossil fuel corporations, as well as the future of several major oil projects across the continent.

OPINION: How Shifting to the Cloud Can Unlock Innovation for Food and Farming

Saturday, December 13, 2014

LIMA, Dic 13 (IPS) - The digital revolution that is continuing to develop at lightening speed is an exciting new ally in our fight for global food security in the face of climate change.

OPINION: Europe Has Lost Its Compass

Saturday, December 13, 2014

ROME, Dic 13 (IPS) - The Swedish Social Democrat government, which took office only two months ago, has just resigned. The far-right anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats sided with the four-party centre-right opposition alliance, and new elections will be held in March next year.

What Future for the ACP-EU Partnership Post-2015?

Friday, December 12, 2014

BRUSSELS, Dic 12 (IPS) - "There are still prospects for a meaningful ACP-EU partnership, capable of contributing and responding concretely and effectively to the objectives of promoting and attaining peace, security, poverty eradication and sustainable development," according to the top official of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP).

OPINION: Climate Change and Inequalities: How Will They Impact Women?

Friday, December 12, 2014

UNITED NATIONS, Dic 12 (IPS) - Among all the impacts of climate change, from rising sea levels to landslides and flooding, there is one that does not get the attention it deserves: an exacerbation of inequalities, particularly for women.

Want Economic Growth? Lessen Inequality

Friday, December 12, 2014

PARIS, Dic 12 (IPS) - For years, many policy makers, including economists, have clung to the belief that if states do nothing to boost income equality, market forces will cause wealth to trickle down to the poorest citizens and contribute to overall growth.

The Rapid Rise of Green Bonds

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

LIMA, Dic 10 (IPS) - Most countries joining the growing list of nations pursuing clean geothermal power have been confronted with a huge financial challenge.

Starvation Strikes Zimbabwe's Urban Dwellers

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

HARARE, Dic 09 (IPS) - As unemployment deepens across this Southern African nation and as the country battles to achieve the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ahead of the December 2015 deadline, thousands of urban Zimbabweans here are facing starvation.

Only Half of Global Banks Have Policy to Respect Human Rights

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

WASHINGTON, Dic 09 (IPS) - Just half of major global banks have in place a public policy to respect human rights, according to new research, despite this being a foundational mandate of an international convention on multinational business practice.

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