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Monthly Archives: January 2014
Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. Check out these two articels by the washington post with 80 very interesting maps that will … Continue reading
This is a nice app of the ILO that demonstrates how difficult it is or it is not to find a job within one year (in %) in certain counteries: check out the animated version of that interesting map on … Continue reading
Throughout a century of climate-damaging activity, seven countries have emerged as the worst offenders. According to a new study published in Environmental Research Letters, the U.S., China, Russia, Brazil, India, Germany and the UK top the list… Read more here.
The richest 85 people own as much wealth as the poorest 50% of the world’s population — that’s 3.5 billion people. Here some of the facts: Half of the world’s wealth is owned by 1% of the population. Since the … Continue reading
A very nice little video clip that can help you to change, to develop yourself and to become what you want to become:
This is an interesting blog entry from Mr. Ian Johnson, the Secretary General of the Club of Rome. Check out and share your thoughts on food security on the Swiss Re “Open Minds” blog.
A Brilliant Campaign: How a Cup of Tea Sparked a NationalMovement…
The top UN climate change official said this week: “It is time for investors to move out of high-carbon assets.” At an Investor Summit on Climate Risk at UN Headquarters in New York, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) … Continue reading
Different cultures can have different leadership styles, and international organizations would do well to understand them. The British linguist Richard D. Lewis charted these differences in his book “When Cultures Collide”. This interesting articel will give you a short overview: Read … Continue reading
This is a very interesting study about how people in Muslim countries prefer women to dress in public: Read more here