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.
San Diego Youth Services
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.
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
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.
* Ahead of Davos meeting, forum warns of "lost" generation
* Widening wealth gap ranked as top global risk in 2014
* Extreme weather next most likely cause of major shocks
* Threat of fiscal crises significant, but danger receding
By Ben Hirschler
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.
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.
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.
Money will be invested in building transport systems that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions
(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.