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Global poverty rate falling, says UN

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Global poverty rate falling, says UN
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Annual progress report on the millennium development goals shows the world is on track to end extreme poverty, but hunger target is proving more difficult to achie ... Read more about Global poverty rate falling, says UN

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Population Growth Demographics Spur Climate Change

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Country: USA
Author: Deborah Zabarenko

The world is probably going to be a more crowded place by 2100 and demographic changes in this growing population -- how many more people there are, how old they are and where they live -- will affect climate-warming emissions, researchers reported on Monday.

Slowing down population growth could have a profound effect on the level of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel use, the researchers found, but this alone will not be enough to prevent the most severe impact from climate change. ... Read more about Population Growth Demographics Spur Climate Change

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