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"De tanto ver a Sor Juana habíamos descuidado a Nezahualcóyotl"

Australia's property boom showing signs of slowing as buyers hold back

A sharp correction would heap stress on those who have paid a high price to enter the big east coast property markets, while damaging the country's …

Real Estate

10 must-read economics stories of the week

Welcome to your weekly update – a curated list of some of this week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Facts and</b> …

La UNAM tiene que ser la conciencia ética de México: De la Fuente

Las iniciativas civiles para conocer a los candidatos

Las cinco propuestas persiguen la transparencia, la rendición de cuentas y la participación ciudadana<p>Con el fin de los ciudadanos puedan revisar toda …

Suma México 15 años de bajas calificaciones

México no ha tenido buenos resultados en los últimos 15 años en la prueba internacional que aplica la OCDE para medir el avance en la calidad de la …

error404

Scientists: Human activity has pushed Earth beyond 4 of 9 'planetary boundaries'

At the rate things are going, the Earth in the coming decades could cease to be a "safe operating space" for human beings. That is the conclusion of a new paper published Thursday in the journal Science by 18 researchers trying to gauge the breaking points in the natural world.<p>The paper contends …

Climate Change Will Make Helping The Poorest Harder Than Ever

“The task of promoting human development, of ending poverty, increasing global prosperity, and reducing global inequality will be very challenging,” according to the World Bank.<p>It’s a depressing thought that whatever we do about climate change, some impacts are already baked in. Emissions in the …

Climate Change

Vida silvestre mundial bajó 52% entre 1970 y 2010: WWF

La organización ecologista dijo que las demandas de la humanidad son ahora un 50% superiores a lo que la naturaleza puede soportar con la tala de …

En DF, de los peores salarios del mundo

La ciudad de México se ubica en el grupo de las metrópolis con los salarios por hora más bajos en el mundo, de acuerdo con el reporte Los salarios …

The Existence of Collective Consciousness Explored in a Radical New Phone App

<b>What does it really mean to say we are all connected?</b> Three decades of research at Princeton University probed this question, daring to explore …

Competent Leaders Need to Understand the Science of Sustainability

In speaking about climate policy last week, President Obama chided senators who are trying to dodge the climate issue by claiming they were not scientists. The president went on to claim that he was not a scientist either, but that "I've got this guy, John Holdren. He's a scientist." What President …

Waldorf Strawbale Preschool In Cuernavaca is Built Like a Fairy Tale

Like a cottage straight out of a fairy tale, the Tecilli Classroom in Cuernavaca, México is a beautiful, dreamy space designed to inspire the young …

We've Crossed The Tipping Point; Most Americans Now Receive Government Benefits

Obamacare has pushed us over the entitlements tipping point. In 2011 some 49.2 percent of U.S. households received benefits from one or more government programs—about 151 million out of an estimated 306.8 million Americans—according to U.S. Census Bureau data released last October.<p>Currently, around …

How This Small 'Do-Tank' Brought Sustainability To Indianapolis

How This Small ‘Do-Tank’ Brought Sustainability To Indianapolis<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key …

Contaminación atmosférica, veneno letal

Cada día se suman más evidencias científicas sobre la contaminación atmosférica, como el daño al ADN, factor que propicia el desarrollo de diversos …

Padecen indígenas 20 años de retraso educativo: INEE

La presidenta del Instituto Nacional para la Evaluación de la Educación, Sylvia Schmelkes, reconoció que en México hay una desigualdad histórica por …

Educación y Salud, lo que más importa a mexicanos: OCDE

Según el 'Índice para una vida mejor', los temas que menos interesan son compromiso cívico, comunidad y ambiente<p>Educación, salud y satisfacción ante …

Individual Material Consumption, Guilt and the Crisis in Global Sustainability

A key question as we make the long transition to a sustainable and renewable economy and culture is the role of individual responsibility and personal lifestyle. In the end, our individual behavior as "consumers" adds up to the crisis of sustainability, but the causes of this crisis are far from …

Peak fat

<b>The ever-expanding world</b><p>WAISTLINES are widening everywhere. The percentage of adults who are overweight or obese has swelled from 29% in 1980 to 37% …

Kerry lanza un vídeo que incita a proteger los océanos

El vídeo es un previo a la conferencia Our Ocean qúe será en Washington el 16 y 17 de junio<p>El secretario de Estado de EU, <b>John Kerry</b>, ha lanzado un …

México arranca proyecto con Fondo Mundial para el Ambiente

La iniciativa, financiada con mas de 10 millones de dólares durante cinco años, es la primera en su tipo para responder a las 'nuevas amenazas' que …

Bridge International Academies: On a Mission to Teach 10 Million Kids--and End Poverty | Inc.com

"This might sound crazy, but I didn't understand why people didn't think it was going to work," says Shannon May, co-founder of Bridge International Academies. In 2008, she and her husband, Jay Kimmelman, set out to raise money for a chain of thousands of schools they hoped would serve 10 million …

Education

Migración dispara la diabetes en Chiapas

En sólo 20 años se ha triplicado esta enfermedad. Indígenas han privilegiado azúcares y harinas y ya no consumen alimentos producidos en sus …

Pobres, 53% de niños en el país: Coneval

En México, 53.8% de los niños y jóvenes de cero a 17 años de edad son pobres, mientras que tres de cada 10 pasan "hambre", de acuerdo con un informe …