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Current History (2021) 120 (826): 196–199.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Benjamin Talton The African Continental Free Trade Agreement, launched on January 1, 2021, will be Africa’s most ambitious united endeavor to assert financial oversight over the extractive resources sector—if it is fully implemented. The United States can act as a supportive partner, but what...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 348–354.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Africa climate change adaptation renewable energy drought water resources floods agriculture population growth migration Paris Agreement Morocco Egypt Israel 348 The degree to which states are tolerant of local-level initiatives and mobilization will become only more important as...
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Current History (2014) 113 (764): 238–244.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Mongolia independence alliances mineral resources sovereign narrow-gauge wide-gaude relations inner kyakhta suzerainty seaports ports twitter downturn oyu tolgoi Ivanhoe Canadian POSCO Kazakhstan Genie coal self-sufficient supply national renewable energy Ulaanbaatar...
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Current History (2014) 113 (762): 157–162.
Published: 01 April 2014
... California T.V Paul soft power India global world globalization globalizing military economic demographic assets culture values institutions religion resources vegetarian marketing cuisine music bhangra karnatik ghazal sitar Shankar inherent Buddhism amartya sen Bollywood...
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Current History (2014) 113 (759): 43–46.
Published: 01 January 2014
... human resources cities 43 Humans since 1914 have undergone a global population explosion, a health explosion, a fertility revolution, and an urbanization revolution. . . . The Human Population Unbound NICHOLAS EBERSTADT Over the past hundred years, global demo-graphic changes have been more than...
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Current History (2013) 112 (754): 181–187.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Luc Christiaensen; Shantayanan Devarajan Direct dividend transfer programs are promising as an additional instrument to reduce inequality and increase the poverty-reducing powers of economic growth in resource-rich countries. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the...
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Current History (2013) 112 (750): 26–32.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., nations and empires have gone to war over disputed colonies, territories, and border regions. Although usually justi- fied by dynastic, religious, or nationalistic claims, such contests have largely been driven by the pur- suit of valuable resources and the taxes or other in- come derived from the...
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Current History (2013) 112 (750): 33–37.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Mickael Klare maritime conflict territorial claims China Japan Philippines Vietnam South China Sea East China Mediterranean energy resources oil gas 33 The dual forces of population growth and climate change will exacerbate pres- sures on land use, water access, and food security...
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Current History (2012) 111 (744): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Rani D. Mullen Seeking global recognition, as well as access to resources and markets, one of the world's largest recipients of foreign assistance is boosting the aid that it distributes. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Rani...
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Current History (2012) 111 (742): 50–55.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mariano Turzi As climate constraints and demographic imperatives make food security an ever more critical issue, agricultural resources may become the new linchpin in international relations. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History (2012) 111 (741): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2012
... University of California Arab Spring European debt crisis politics economy security science resources democracy authoritarianism climate change 3At the start of a new year, debt woes and Arab uprisings have hung ominous clouds over the planet, including risks of anoth-er economic...
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Current History (2012) 111 (741): 24–28.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Michael T. Klare The transition from an easy to a tough resource era will come at a high price. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Michael Klare resources oil coal Deepwater Horizon shale oil peak oil Daniel Yergin...
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Current History (2012) 111 (741): 41.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Charts © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Economy politics security resources science A Statistical Snapshot of the World Sources: Economist Pocket World in Figures (2012); Freedom House; Inter-Parliamentary Union; National...
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Current History (2010) 109 (728): 252–257.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Shalendra D. Sharma Although Sino-Indian relations have greatly improved over the past decade, … [u]nresolved territorial disputes, China's unconditional support of Pakistan, and growing competition for energy resources and regional influence could quickly derail hard-won gains. © 2010 by the...
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Current History (2004) 103 (677): 434–437.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Dick Ahlstrom Paul Ehrlich held that voracious consumption would leave the West reeling when essential resources ran out. Julian Simon believed that people should be allowed to consume as they like because they can rely on technology or ingenuity to find a way forward. Both were too constricted in...
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Current History (2002) 101 (653): 126–132.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Vaclav Smil Any realistic appraisal of global energy futures must begin with a comprehensive and balanced understanding of resources and their uses. What are the kinds and magnitudes of energy stores and flows available to supply the world's still-growing needs for fuels and electricity? And what...
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Current History (2000) 99 (640): 355–360.
Published: 01 November 2000
... to bring the sensitivities and moral resources of the Western ethical tradition to bear on environmental issues, we need to examine the ubiq- uitous role humans play as both perpetrators and victims of environmental degradation. Of course, this still leaves unanswered the ques- tion: Why not see the...
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Current History (2000) 99 (640): 383–388.
Published: 01 November 2000
... common agenda and set of priorities. The third layer is comprised of individual NGOs primarily at a national level, such as Earthlife Africa in South Africa, that play multiple roles. They are catalysts that strive to facilitate action, often by advocacy, mobilizing resources, and providing expertise...