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Sprinting to the Millennium Development Goals Finish Line – Diplomatic Courier – Diplomatic Courier

See on Scoop.it – Oven Fresh Sprinting to the Millennium Development Goals Finish Line – Diplomatic Courier Diplomatic Courier Since then, the Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs have become the single most important organizing principle of the international community’s…   rajendrashende‘s insight: 13 years of efforts of meeting MDGs  were unparallel in the history of ...

Mayor Bloomberg Rethinks Recycling

See on Scoop.it – Oven Fresh Mr. Bloomberg’s green legacy will be enhanced if he can get New York City’s recycling program as strong as it was when he first took office. rajendrashende‘s insight: Remember Margaret Thatcher who said ‘ Lady is not for turning’. Men are more flexible. Trash will get eventually  fossilised and ...

EU to ban pesticides in bee scare

See on Scoop.it – Oven Fresh The European Commission will restrict the use of pesticides linked to bee deaths by researchers, despite a split among EU states on the issue. rajendrashende‘s insight: The pesticides which  will be banned  are  from the family of Nicotines-that are contained in cigarettes. They are poisons for bees. More than ...

Carbon Omissions: how the UK outsourced its carbon footprint – video animation

See on Scoop.it – Oven Fresh In this short animation, Guardian columnist George Monbiot teams up with Leo Murray and green charity PIRC to explain the UK’s ‘carbon omissions’ rajendrashende‘s insight: Transperant and frank analysis of UK’s emission scenario. Video makes case of ‘ exporting ‘ emisions to other countries by ‘importing’ manufacturing goods. Unfortunately ...

Ban pesticides to save bees, say MPs

See on Scoop.it – Oven Fresh The UK government should introduce a moratorium on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides linked to the deaths of bees, a report by MPs says. rajendrashende‘s insight: Is it that difficult to confirm that neonicotinoid is responsible as bee killer? We are able to acurately launch satellites , missiles, go ...

Who Makes Up the ‘Working Poor’ in America?

See on Scoop.it – Oven Fresh Roughly 46 million people in the U.S. lived below the official poverty line in 2011. rajendrashende‘s insight: Poor People in Super Power Country. But they are different than Poor people in Poor countries. There is inequality in poverty. Strange. Interesting to find out what is common between them. A ...

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