Americans Support Increased Government Spending To Develop Renewable Energy Sources

Submitted by ninaoyen1 on Fri, 03/20/2015 - 13:58

Two-thirds of Americans favor increased government spending to develop solar and wind power, and spending more to develop alternative fuels for cars has the same level of support.

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Walter Phillips


San Diego Youth Services

Subject Matter Expert

Walter Philips has been at the helm of San Diego Youth Services as its Chief Executive Officer since July of 2000. The agency is a major provider of comprehensive services for homeless, abused and at-risk youth, their families and communities.

Construction Begins on $7 Billion Power Africa Project


Tam Harbert

This spring, construction is set to begin on the first projects coordinated through Power Africa, a multibillion-dollar Obama administration initiative that seeks to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa within five years, and in some cases accelerate reforms in the governments of th

Sustainable development goals face $2.5 trillion funding shortfall


Sophie Yeo

UN report says climate, poverty and health targets will require huge cash injection from private sector

The UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs) will fail unless governments and businesses find an extra US$ 2.5 trillion a year to support them.

MDG designer fears UN goals will ‘degenerate into wish list’

Arthur Neslen Sep 18 2013

 An architect of the UN’s Millennium development Goals (MDGs) says he fears that a lack of strong leadership at the UN could lead to its poverty eradication goals being replaced by an over-politicised and unachievable “wish list” after 2015.

E-Money Deposits

Submitted by crshen on Thu, 08/16/2012 - 13:20

M2 is money in the form of traverlers checks, regular checks, e-money, and similar forms of secondary money.  It is peculiar to see that the total number of deposits made is more than the amount of currency available.  E-money is harder for banks to track, especially when they are in the hands of third party business such as Paypal.  If the central banks underestimate how much money is flowing through the economy, the government will think to print more money, which would cause inflation.

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Organizations Working to Create a Global Partnership for Development

Submitted by shirab12 on Tue, 07/24/2012 - 11:26

World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Poverty Environment Partnership

This picture gives the reader basic information about two organizations working to bring together members of the private, public, and volunteer sectors (as well as various existing organizatons) in order to create international development strategies and to solve problems.

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European public debt at a glance

Submitted by ward on Wed, 11/23/2011 - 11:45


(CNN) -- Fourteen out of 27 countries in the European Union had public debt exceeding 60% of their gross domestic product at the end of 2010, according to official statistics.

The report by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, showed that the ratio of government debt to GDP across all 27 member states increased from 74.4% in 2009 to 80.0% in 2010.

For the 17 euro zone countries, the debt is even higher, increasing from 79.3% in 2009 to 85.1% last year.

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