Earth Policy Release – China’s Rising Soybean Consumption Reshaping Western Agriculture

China’s Rising Soybean Consumption Reshaping Western Agriculture  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights34 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight January 8, 2013 Global demand for soybeans has soared in recent decades, with China leading the race. Nearly 60 percent of all soybeans entering international trade today go to China, making it far and …

Today’s Study: The Solutions The World Has Been Looking For

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines click here for main page: http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/ Today At Newenergynews, April 23: * Today’s Study: The Solutions The World Has Been Looking For * Quick News, April 23: Quick News, April23: How Coal Is Subsidized; Caes In Texas; Changes In The Economy Mean Changes For New Energy Yesterday …

Media Advisory-Backgrounder for the forthcoming 2011 State of the Future

Pre-Publication Access to the 2011 State of the Future Publication date August 1, 2011; pre-publication text available to journalists Washington, D.C. July 1, 2011 – The 2011 State of the Future finds the world is getting richer, healthier, better educated, living longer, and is more peaceful and better connected; yet …

Canada’s Forests Key to Earth’s Water: Report

Published on Thursday, March 17, 2011 by Agence France Presse OTTAWA — Canada must limit large-scale industrial activity in its boreal forest, the world’s largest intact timberland, to preserve millions of lakes and rivers critical to forming Arctic sea ice, a new report said Wednesday. Canada must limit large-scale industrial …

International Women’s Day: New Report Shows Second Wave of Global Crisis Hurting Women

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 053/070311 International Women’s Day: New Report Shows Second Wave of Global Crisis Hurting Women Brussels, 7 March 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Women are facing higher unemployment, underemployment and reduced working hours as a second wave of the global economic crisis impacts female employment, reveals a …