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Six million signatures for Ban Ki-moon

Ahead of the UN Climate Summit in New York, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is given a six million signature petition from Greenpeace.
from Greenpeace on Sep 19, 2014.
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Researchers forecast world population of 11 billion by 2100

World population is likely to reach 11 billion by 2100, forecasts a study by university and UN researchers.
from University of Washington on Sep 19, 2014.

Weather-related disaster costs hit $490bn in five years, warns Oxfam

The cost of weather-related disasters since global leaders last met to discuss climate change is $490 billion, warns a development charity.
from Oxfam on Sep 19, 2014.

Reparations call for victims of Nepal conflict

Victims of rights violations during Nepal’s 10-year armed conflict continue to suffer and should receive reparations, says an international justice organisation.
from ICTJ on Sep 19, 2014.

CARE 'will not rest' until leaders pledge climate action for the poorest

A global humanitarian organisation says it 'will not rest’ until governments take urgent action to tackle climate change and limit its effects on the poor.
from CARE on Sep 19, 2014.
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Ebola outbreak highlights Liberia’s crisis of development policy

The ebola epidemic has been a crisis of Western-led “development” practices as much as it has of the fragility of African health care, says Ashoka Mukpo.
from Africa Arguments on Sep 19, 2014.

Water: India's double challenge

While climate change is increasing the frequency of extreme weather events, traditional flood management systems have been forgotten. This makes flood and devastation inevitable
from Down to Earth on Sep 17, 2014.
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China’s firms battle each other in Africa

Chinese state-owned enterprises bidding for contracts in Africa often find their rival is another giant Chinese state firm. Hu Jianlong reports from Uganda.
from China Dialogue on Sep 19, 2014.
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