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Published: 01 June 2015
Figure 1. CO2 concentration in the atmosphere (in parts per million) in thousands of years. Ice-Core data before 1958. Mauna Loa date after 1958. Figure 1. CO2 concentration in the atmosphere (in parts per million) in thousands of years. Ice-Core data before 1958. Mauna Loa date after 1958 More
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World Policy Journal (2009) 26 (1): 27–32.
Published: 01 March 2009
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 5–10.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of Hebei’s 73 million residents. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Beijing China cities transportation development hukou YANJIAO, China—At 5:30 a.m., on a recent Monday, 65-year-old Chen Yuguo began standing in line at a bus stop in Yanjiao, a city about 20 miles east of Beijing...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 122.
Published: 01 June 2017
... About 3 million people around the world who are currently behind bars have not been convicted of a crime. World Policy Journal investigates the uses and abuses of pretrial detention. JUSTICE FORGOTTEN: THE ABUSE OF PRETRIAL DETENTION About 3 million people around the world who...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 99–104.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Khadija Sharife World Policy Institute fellow Khadija Sharife investigates the tax avoidance strategies of one of the world’s biggest lottery corporations. While the company, GTech (now known as IGT), profits off the poor, it has shielded hundreds of millions in revenue from the tax man...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 25–33.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... But in such a poorly regulated environment, “clean” water is often dirty, putting millions at risk of falling ill. She puts forward a number of possible plans, including pani panchayats , or citizen-led water councils inspired by institutions in rural India. Based in part on his promises to improve living conditions...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 77–81.
Published: 01 June 2016
... democracy and created an opaque revenue system that costs the southern African nation millions of dollars every year. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 — This article was supported by the Open Society Initiative of Southern Africa and the African Network of Centers for Investigative...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 15–21.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... The differences between Urbanization in and of itself is neither a Israel’s low natural population growth rate good nor a bad thing. Tokyo’s population is and the high rates in the West Bank and projected to reach 28.7 million in 2015, but Gaza Strip as well as in neighboring Arab Tokyo will likely...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 12–13.
Published: 01 June 2016
... 230 miles 4.53 million 0.77 inches 423...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Renewal The heavy steel grates of Phnom Penh’s shops have been locked and barred for the last week. The stalls in the central market are deserted at what should be the afternoon rush hour. There is fear in the Chinese community, and the economic heartbeat of this isolated city of two million people has...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 92–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
... $11 million contribution would provide crucial breathing space for the project. While improving diplomatic relations through science is a key goal, researchers at SESAME emphasize that the infrastructure and science has to be top-notch in order to keep talent in the Middle East. “Science for peace...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 March 2011
... received $51.5 million dollars for the program. Niger and Mongolia have received $33 million and $13.5 million, respectively. Gustafson and others argue that countries and investors should be encouraged to adopt mixed agricultural models that hold investors accountable for boosting smallholder...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and associate of Andersson, was convicted of trafficking more than $600 million worth of cocaine into Europe. Falk’s aunt, who was a Mineral Invest shareholder, was convicted of laundering a portion of the cocaine money through the company. Andersson and former chief operating officer, Jonas Eriksson, left...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 115–121.
Published: 01 June 2017
... destined to miss out on much of the poverty-alleviation funding allocated for local projects. Unlike Shuangwen, Youma has not been designated a “poverty village” and as such does not fit cleanly into higher-level plans to lift tens of millions of people out of absolute poverty. The divergent fortunes...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 97–98.
Published: 01 September 2017
... they have uncovered. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 lottery gambling United States South Africa tax avoidance poverty Purchasing a lottery ticket is, for millions of people worldwide, a part of daily life. Last November a group of journalists from Africa, Australia...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 66–71.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., and petro­ more complex since no less than three con­ chemicals, “but the factories are all closed flicts have convulsed this poor country of 5 down now.” A widow with five children to million inhabitants. To the north lie Chech­ support said: “We first lived on the street, nya and Dagestan, both within...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 73–78.
Published: 01 September 2004
... to safety from some form of violent in 2002, over 25 million people have died attack. A decade ago, the United Nations, of AIDS in the past two decades and 40 mil­ in the Declaration of Principles on Human lion people are currently living with H IV. By Rights and the Environment (1994), broad­...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 33–45.
Published: 01 December 2001
... covering more than a million and was called Transoxiana, or the land beyond a half square miles. The republics, named the Oxus. The two rivers have historically and demarcated during the Soviet era— constituted political and cultural bounda­ Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyr­ ries: the Oxus...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 21–25.
Published: 01 June 2000
... fective regional security mechanisms more economic development, but it has been in­ compelling than in Africa. Of the 4 to 5 creasingly active in promoting political val­ million people killed in communal and re­ ues and institutions. gional conflicts worldwide over the past dec­...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 41–49.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Aristide to power three years later, the em­ of the reforms. In the process, they squan­ bargo had left most of Haiti’s 8 million peo­ dered precious political goodwill, especially ple significantly poorer. At first, interna­ on the extremely contentious issue of priva­ tional donors offered money...