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Scientists Want to Tax Meat to Cut Methane Emissions, Slow Global Warming

A group of scientists aren’t waiting for the world to follow Al Gore’s lead by going vegan to save the planet. Instead, they want to tax meat in …

Climate Change

CARE's Ask the Expert: Gender-Based Violence

World Bank's Jim Yong Kim: 'I want to eradicate poverty'

Global development,Private sector,Social protection,Environmental sustainability,Jim Yong Kim,World Bank,Business,World news,Poverty,Health,Society<p>World Bank president says he will bring sense of urgency to efforts to end global poverty in exclusive Guardian interview<p>The new president of the World …

Is empowering women the answer to ending poverty in the developing world?

'Women make up half the world's population and yet represent a staggering 70% of the world's poor. We live in a world in which women living in poverty face gross inequalities and injustice from birth to death. From poor education to poor nutrition to vulnerable and low pay employment, the sequence …

How progressive is the push to eradicate extreme poverty?

"Making poverty history" is back on the agenda. Last November, before President Obama's pledge to end global poverty in his state of the union address, David Cameron, the UK prime minister, made a similar call at a meeting of the UN high-level panel (HLP) of which he is co-chair. Eradicating …

Poverty Has a Creation Story: Let’s Tell It

One of the major discoveries was that anti-poverty groups, both in North and South, rarely if ever explain where poverty comes from. This is a …

Global efforts to tackle poverty and climate change must come together

When the secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, takes the floor of the UN general assembly next week, he will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and climate change.<p>The debates on these issues are on track to coincide in 2015, a moment that will likely shape international …

Can we trust the UN to end global poverty?

Ahead of this week’s UN general assembly, where world leaders are debating a new set of development targets to replace the millennium development goals (MDGs), we asked Guardian readers to share their visions for the future. What kind of world are we aiming for?<p>Becordish said: “I am passionate …

Searching for global solidarity in the age of inequality

The first New Internationalist magazine rolled off the presses in 1973. Put together with a tin of Cow gum and Letraset, and priced 25p, it featured an interview with Kenneth Kaunda, the first president of independent Zambia.<p>The 1970s was a time of optimism: more African states had gained …

J.P. Morgan economist says note wasn\’t inspired by Pope\’s capitalism critique

WTO agreement condemned as deal for corporations, not world's poor

First global trade deal in 20 years to boost world commerce 'favours big business at the expense of developing countries'<p>The World Trade Organisation has sealed its first global trade deal after almost 160 ministers who had gathered on the Indonesian island of Bali agreed to reforms to boost world …

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Deadly bomb blast hits Libya army camp

A car bomb targeting a military academy in Libya's restive eastern city of Benghazi has killed at least eight soldiers and wounded 12 others, military and hospital sources said.<p>The medical centre in Benghazi reported that "five bodies plus an indeterminate number of body parts" had arrived at the …