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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 …

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

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 Bank is determined to eradicate global poverty through goals, targets and measuring success in the same way that he masterminded an Aids drugs …

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

Theme sponsored by Magic Bus<p>'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 …

How progressive is the push to eradicate extreme poverty?

The shift from poverty reduction to eradication is welcome, but meaningful change will require a higher poverty line and a new approach to development<p>"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 …

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 …

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Global efforts to tackle poverty and climate change must come together

Traditional development issues, such as agriculture and energy, are among the most effective ways to reduce emissions<p>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 …

Can we trust the UN to end global poverty?

Join our live Q&A on Wednesday 1-2pm BST (8am - 9am EDT) on the UN general assembly, the MDGs and the future development agenda<p>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 …

Searching for global solidarity in the age of inequality

Internationalism's goal to secure basic needs for all remains relevant, but we must move away from being sensationalist<p>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 …

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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Group pushes to help lift women from poverty

The Global Poverty project is working to make equality for girls and women a global priority. Hugh Evans and Deborra-Lee Furness join Morning Joe to discuss.

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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 …