Peter Nightingale, a professor of Physics at the University of Rhode Island, informed me that the while the United States is only 5 percent of the world population, we have already used 25 percent of humanity’s carbon budget.
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On a daily basis, twenty-five thousand girls are married before they reach the age of eighteen. To grasp the numbers in real time, that is the equivalent of nineteen girls being married without their consent every minute.
Khan’s contention is that poverty is a human rights issue, and therefore defending those rights must be at the core of efforts to end poverty.
With Barack Obama poised to take office in January 2009, one of the major lessons his candidacy has offered is that movements are built from individuals taking action. In an effort to rally attention...