Tuesday September 27, 2016

Global food security, 2030: assessing trends with a view to guiding future EU policies is a 2016 report, published by the European Union.

Food security over the last few decades has been largely focused on production and the challenges facing the agricultural system.

It has also been associated with hunger, poverty and humanitarian aspects.

The time has come to overcome this conventional approach and to look systematically at food security and its complex nature.

(Source: European Union)

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Monday September 26, 2016

Canadian Census Analyzer is a database that contains Canadian census data in the form census tables and microdata files.

It includes access to the 1996, 1991, 1986 and 1981 enumeration area level profile tables, 1996, 1991 and 1981 census tract level profile tables, 1996 and 1991 provincial and federal district profile tables, and the individual microdata files for 1971, 1981, 1986, 1991 and 1996.

Find statistics on population & demographics, income, education, finances, housing, mobility, citizenship, language and many more variables.

In order to access this database, you must be a Carleton student, staff member or faculty member.

(Source: MADGIC Staff)

This item first appeared on the MADGICAL Web March 24, 2014.

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Thursday September 22, 2016

Decoupling of global emissions and economic growth confirmed is a blog posting by Sabrina I. Pacifici, which looks at the preliminary data from a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

"International Energy Agency analysis shows energy-related emissions of CO2 stalled for a second year in a row as renewable energy surged. Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) - the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions - stayed flat for a second year in a row,.

Read the full report.

(Source: International Energy Agency)

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