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United in Science

The Paris climate agreement seeks to limit global warming to 1.5℃ this century. A new report, titled United in Science by the World Meteorological Organisation warns this limit may be exceeded by 2024 — and the risk is growing. This first overshoot beyond 1.5℃ would be temporary, likely aided by a major climate anomaly such …

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Gender Social Norms Index (GSNI): 90% Of People Are Biased Against Women

According to the first gender social norm index, released by the UN, almost 90% of people are biased against women. The index highlights the “shocking” extent of the global backlash towards gender equality. The substantive content in this report is based on research for the 2019 Human Development Report. The index, based on the data …

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