News tagged with political

Why did western Europe dominate the globe?

Although Europe represents only about 8 percent of the planet's landmass, from 1492 to 1914, Europeans conquered or colonized more than 80 percent of the entire world. Being dominated for centuries has led to lingering inequality ...

dateSep 02, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Historic environmental awareness is changing China

In China, there has been an explosion of interest in the environment. There is every indication that extreme air pollution is driving new visions of sustainability and new formats of interaction between the political authorities ...

dateJul 06, 2015 in Environment
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