Population Distribution and Density

Climate change means more fear, less fun for global middle class - UBS

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http://news.trust.org/ - Megan Rowling
A family wades through a residential area flooded by the Kinugawa river, due to typhoon Etau, in Joso, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan, Sept. 10, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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BARCELONA, Jan 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The erosion of wealth among the world's middle class due to climate change is a threat to economic and social stability which could spur its 1 billion members to push for action on global warming, Swiss bank UBS Group AG said. ... Read more about Climate change means more fear, less fun for global middle class - UBS

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Clint Daniels

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Clint Daniels

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Principal, Regional Models - SANDAG

Oversee a highly educated staff in the long range population and transportation forecasting group. Recent projects include the development the SANDAG 2050 Regional Growth Forecast, transportation modeling and forecasting for the $200+ billion 2050 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), and traffic analysis to support the acquisition of the South Bay Expressway. ... Read more about Clint Daniels

Craig Jones

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Craig Jones

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Chief Operating Officer – Interfaith Community Services

In his work career Craig has been a city planner for several California cities, and has also worked at United Way of San Diego. Craig continues to volunteer his private time for community needs including transportation system improvement, quality of life in his own neighborhood, and peace/social justice initiatives. ... Read more about Craig Jones

World cities, home to most people, to add 2.5 billion more by 2050: U.N.

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Mirjam Donath
High-rise office buildings are seen during sunset in Tokyo December 10, 2013.
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(Reuters) - More than half of the world's seven billion people live in urban areas, with the top "mega cities" - with more than 10 million inhabitants - being Tokyo, Delhi, Shanghai, Mexico City and Sao Paulo, according to a United Nations report on Thursday.

That proportion is expected to jump, so that more than six billion people will be city dwellers by 2045, the U.N.'s World Urbanization Prospects report said. link.reuters.com/buj42w ... Read more about World cities, home to most people, to add 2.5 billion more by 2050: U.N.

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Community Resilience Tops U.N.’s Disaster Relief Agenda

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Kalinga Seneviratne
A women-led village council prepares a “social map” of the local community. Credit: Naimul Haq/IPS
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BANGKOK, Jun 26 2014 (IPS) - The Bangkok Declaration on Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific adopted at the close of the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference On Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) here today emphasised community-based solutions, and reflects a growing global desire to focus more on grassroots actions in the face of catastrophic climate change. ... Read more about Community Resilience Tops U.N.’s Disaster Relief Agenda

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