Project Syndicate - The world has tried with little success to cut carbon emissions under the Kyoto Protocol. The enormous effort expended to bring the Protocol into force nonetheless indicates how much work will be required to produce the next treaty, due to be agreed in Copenhagen in December 2009. Campaigners will push for tough and far-reaching policies, but strong resistance will continue from countries concerned about their economic vitality.
Project Syndicate - CHAPEL HILL, NC – Despite recent progress, more than one billion people still lack decent water supplies, and more than two billion go without sanitation services. But, while we often assume that the benefits of improving water and sanitation systems always outweigh the costs, this is not always true.
Almotamar.net - The World Bank (WB) signed on Wednesday, in its capacity as the side that manages the Global Partnership Output Bases Aid (GPOBA) , a grant agreement amounting to $6.23 million with two private sector parties for offering health care in Yemen, namely , the Saudi-Yemeni Company for the Health Care, Al-Mawarid Company for Educational and Health Services and a non-governmental Yemeni organisation for Woman Development and Childhood (SOUL) , and that is for the improvement of health care for mothers in some of the areas of the Yemeni capital poorest areas.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.