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Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal

The World Bank has just published the report “Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal.” According to the report, dramatic climate changes and weather extremes are already affecting people around the world, damaging crops and coastlines, and putting water security at risk. The study said that many of the worst projected climate impacts …
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Regional Economic Outlook Update

The IMF has just published the Regional Economic Outlook updates for: Asia and Pacific region, sub-Saharan Africa region and Western Hemisphere region. According to the Asia and Pacific region report, growth in the region has slowed.  External headwinds played a major role, as the recovery in advanced economies suffered setbacks. Weaker momentum in China and India …
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Human Opportunity in Latin America and the Caribbean

The World Bank has just published the “2010 Report on Human Opportunity in Latin America and the Caribbean: What Opportunity Do our Children Have?”. The report measures how personal circumstances impact a child’s probability of accessing the services that are necessary to succeed in life. The data is representative of some 200 million children living …
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