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9.7.2018

Eye of the Storm : capitalism, colonialism, and climate change in the Caribbean / Jeb Sprague-Silgado... [et al.]

On September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall, ravaging the islands of Barbuda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Anguilla, and the Virgin Islands, leaving at least 134 casualties. The hurricane hit Barbuda the hardest, damaging nearly all of its infrastructure and instantly rendering its 1,700...

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4.6.2018

The academic world must take action for more responsible, sustainable finance

Once a niche market, sustainable finance is now expanding and accelerating, yet too few universities have committed their finance programmes to these issues. The time has come for change.
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5.10.2017

Paris Agreement drives shift to green economy but huge challenges remain

When world leaders in Paris last December agreed on a landmark deal to cap global warming, it was hailed as the starting gun on an irreversible path to a low-carbon economy.
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5.10.2017

Green economy jobs of the future: how will yours shape up?

The need for an eco-friendly world is changing the face of the job market and skillsets of workers. Trewin Restorick shares his top 10 green jobs for the future

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5.10.2017

Towards a Green Economy

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30.4.2014

Growth is not enough

Our politicians are hung up on keeping the growth curve rising. But does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country's wealth and well-being? In this new RSA Short, Kate Raworth makes a powerful argument to look beyond economic growth...
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15.8.2013

Women Key to Economic Growth

Currently, barriers of law and custom stop many women from getting financing for business. Removing those barriers can help overcame the gender gap, and unleash economic growth.

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9.7.2018

Eye of the Storm : capitalism, colonialism, and climate change in the Caribbean / Jeb Sprague-Silgado... [et al.]

On September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall, ravaging the islands of Barbuda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Anguilla, and the Virgin Islands, leaving at least 134 casualties. The hurricane hit Barbuda the hardest, damaging nearly all of its infrastructure and instantly rendering its 1,700...
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30.5.2018

Null Öl. Null Gas. Null Kohle. : wie Klimapolitik funktioniert : ein Vorschlag / Marcel Hänggi

Das Klimaproblem ist im Kern entwaffnend einfach – wenn man es sich denn eingestünde: Wärmer wird es vor allem deshalb, weil die Menschheit Öl, Gas und Kohle verbrennt. Klimapolitik kann also nur funktionieren, wenn sie darauf hinwirkt, die fossilen Energieträger vom Markt zu verbannen. Der CO2-...
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16.4.2018

Drehscheibe Schweiz für risikobehaftetes Gold : Fallstudien aus den Vereinigten Arabischen Emiraten, dem Sudan, der Demokratischen Republik Kongo, Liberia und Peru : GfbV Bericht / Autoren : Oscar Castilla Contreras, Gesellschaft für Bedrohte Völk...

Wiederholt haben die Vertreter der Schweizer Goldbranche darauf hingewiesen, dass der Goldhandelsplatz in vielen Belangen vorbildlich sei. Der vorliegende Bericht macht anhand der Goldflüsse aus Peru und den Vereinigten
Arabischen Emiraten (VAE) in die Schweiz deutlich, dass das internationale...

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5.4.2018

Saving for those back home

Migrants' remittances hit a new record in 2014. Some USD 600 billion were transferred to home countries worldwide. Yet the data situation is unclear and the discussion on development benefits complex.
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30.11.2017

WTO and the fourth industrial revolution

The 11th WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires shall discuss – among other topics – the liberalisation of E-commerce. The digital divide is likely to deepen even more. The Alliance Sud position.
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10.4.2017

Yes to globalization – but with fairness!

Donald Trump's election as US President is the culmination of a trend whereby ever more people in industrialized countries regard globalization has misguided. Does this signal victory for the progressive "anti-globalization movement"? An analysis.

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