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Coal Vs. Communities: Is It Worth the Price?
Environment  (tags: climate change, coal exports, community rights, human rights, nature )

- 17 hours ago -
Coal and oil companies have plans to increase exports to Asian markets. But they face a battle with communities wanting to protect their citizens and ecosystems from horrific accidents. Is this worth it, when the world should be turning to clean energy?
Up for Grabs: Land and Food in a Hungry World
World  (tags: climate change, land grabs, corporate power, World Bank, food security, human rights, population growth, agriculture )

- 8 days ago -
The latest UN climate report found that global crop yields are beginning to decline. In the face of climate change and a still growing population, how can the World Bank be facilitating land grabs and pushing poor people and farmers off their land?
Using Up the Earth: What to Do About Consumption?
World  (tags: consumption, overconsumption, climate change, population growth, new economy, Conservation Zone )

- 11 days ago -
How to grapple with overconsumption is a challenging issue, but in a world of over 7 billion people and still growing, it must be addressed. There are ways to reduce consumption - some straightforward, some difficult - that can be done today.
S Anyone Listening? Climate Change and the Need to Empower Women
World  (tags: IPCC, climate change, women's empowerment, family planning, human rights )

- 17 days ago -
The latest UN report on climate change states that the risks are rising and the world is not prepared. Listening to and empowering women - from food security to family planning - should be a bigger part of the global discussion.
Polarization Over the Pill: Two Steps Forward and Three Steps Back on Women's Rights?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: reproductive rights, women's rights, women's empowerment, Affordable Care Act, contraception )

- 22 days ago -
It's ok if you think the United States has turned the clock back to the 1950's. This week, the Supreme Court has begun to hear cases that are against contraception and empowering women to make the best choices for their own health.
World Water Day: Steady as She Goes
World  (tags: economic growth, population growth, steady state economy, water scarcity, World Water Day )

- 25 days ago -
This World Water Day is a time to consider how the current economic system of continuous growth in a world of finite resources - especially water - can't be sustained forever without altering how we define growth.
Let Girls Be Girls, Not Brides and Wives
World  (tags: child marriage, girls' rights, human rights, poverty, culture )

- 37 days ago -
One in three girls in the developing world is married by age 18. Archbishop Tutu says "child marriage is a traditional practice that happens today simply because that is the way things have been done for many generations." Let's change this tradition.
International Women's Day: Empowering Women Farmers
World  (tags: International Women's Day, women's rights, population growth, climate change, poverty, food security )

- 42 days ago -
This International Women's Day, in the face of increasing challenges such as climate change, let's recognize the role of women in achieving greater food security for communities around the world.
The Sad Reality of Wasting Food in a Hungry World
World  (tags: consumption, population growth, poverty, women's rights, waste of lives )

- 46 days ago -
Nearly 1 billion people go hungry every day, but the world loses or wastes a staggering 25 percent to 33 percent of the food it produces for consumption. How do we overcome this waste?
Condoms and Climate: The Role of Family Planning
World  (tags: climate change, population growth, family planning, carbon emissions, women's rights )

- 49 days ago -
One solution to easing the effects of global climate change is one that is not often heard - that of voluntary family planning.
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