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Habitat for Humanity Notes Importance of World Toilet Day
James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation
The jokes are too easy, the ramifications too deadly. People are dying all over the world from a lack of proper sanitation and hygiene -- and access to basic sanitation services. Every year, 1.4 million children die from diseases caused by fecal contamination.
How to Save the World With 75 Billion Dollars
Dr. Layla McCay
Secretariat Director, Global Public Private Partnership for Ha...
The Copenhagen Consensus studied the biggest issues facing the planet. Their mission: to tell us where policy-makers and philanthropists should direct their attention to make a real difference in the world.
World Sight Day: A See Change
Stephan B. Tanda
Given the tremendous personal, economic and societal loss that occurs as a consequence of preventable blindness, it is unacceptable that more is not being done.
Chill Out: An Economic Triage for Global Climate Change
Founding publisher, Skeptic magazine; editor, Skeptic.com
If global warming continues unchecked through the end of the century there will be 400,000 more heat-related deaths annually; there will also be 1.8 million fewer cold-related deaths, for a net gain of 1.4 million lives.
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