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Mar 31 2009

Climate Change Headlines From UNFCCC

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Mar 31 2009

Climate Change Headlines from UNFCCC

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Mar 31 2009

HKU Faculty of Dentistry to feature on Cable TV Programmes on Oral Health

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Five senior academic members from the HKU Faculty of Dentistry will give television interviews about dental and oral health issues on i-CABLE Channel 8 from the end of March to the middle of April.

 

The five Faculty members will be interviewed in four consecutive episodes, which will also include live audience phone-ins about dental and oral health. The four 1-hour programmes will form part of the i-CABLE TV series “至 Fit 男女” (Health and Fitness), which aims to deliver up-to-date health care information and provide practical advice to viewers in Hong Kong and the region.  Please click here for details.

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Mar 27 2009

Is China the New America?

The Great Depression made the United States the world’s unquestioned financial leader. The current crisis can do the same for China. [Source: Foreign Policy].

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Mar 27 2009

Farmers Face Growing Climate Change Dilemma: Scientist

Source: Reuters – Farmers of the future will have to use cattle and sheep that belch less methane, crops that emit far less planet-warming nitrous oxide and become experts in reporting their greenhouse gas emissions to the government.


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Mar 27 2009

Clampdown on ‘Easy’ Chinese Carbon Deals Will Cost Companies

Source: Bloomberg – The European Union, frustrated that its 11,000 factories and power plants are failing to adequately reduce greenhouse-gas pollution, will seek tighter emission rules that may raise the price of burning fossil fuels.

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Mar 27 2009

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  1. Will the $800 Billion-Plus Stimulus Plan Bring Economic Recovery? NCPA
  2. Have health insurance? Think you’re well protected? Think Again! Families USA
  3. What Will Happen to State Budgets When the Money Runs Out? Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government
  4. Nation at Risk: Policy Makers Need Better Information to Protect the Country John and Mary R. Markle Foundation
  5. Smart Transportation Economic Stimulation Victoria Transport Policy Institute
  6. Taxing Energy in the United States: Which Fuels Does the Tax Code Favor? Manhattan Institute
  7. Nearly 6.4 Million Californians Lacked Health Insurance in 2007 Recession Likely to Reverse Small Gains in Coverage UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
  8. The Obama Administration Reaches Out to Syria: Implications for Israel Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
  9. Names in the News: Gov. Kathleen Sebelius National Institute On Money In State Politics
  10. Institutions Versus Policies: A Tale of Two Islands Brookings

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Mar 27 2009

WebEx EndNote Training: April and May, 2009

Thomson Reuters will be offering EndNote training classes in April and May through WebEx (Web conferencing). All classes will be conducted in English. Click on the links below for registration.

Building an EndNote Library

April 29, 8:30 a.m. Sydney time

May 29, 8:30 a.m. Sydney time

 

Using EndNote in Word

April 29, 10:30 a.m. Sydney time

May 29, 10:30 a.m. Sydney time

 

EndNote Advanced: Filters

April 23, 8:30 a.m. Sydney time

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Mar 27 2009

More IssueLab Reports Added

  1. ROI of Online Press Releases
    Posted: 24 Mar 2009
    Contributing organization(s): Society for New Communications Research. Press releases used to be one of the basic tools of the public relations profession, used by PR practitioners to communicate news directly to journalists. With the advent of new online communication channels, the goals, target audiences, and overall scope of press releases have evolved, transforming press releases themselves into a new communication tool used by public relations and marketing professionals alike. The…
  2. New Media, New Influencers and Implications for Public Relations
    Posted: 24 Mar 2009
    Contributing organization(s): Society for New Communications Research. Marketers and public relations professionals today are confronted with an astounding array of new communications channels. Internet-based social media tools like blogs, podcasts, online video and social networks are giving voice to the opinions of millions of consumers. While mainstream media continues to play a vital role in the dissemination of information, even these traditional channels are increasingly being influenced…
  3. Illinois Youth – Ready for Life? Illinois Youth Share their Perspective on Challenges and Opportunities as They Make the Transition from Childhood to Adulthood
    Posted: 24 Mar 2009
    Contributing organization(s): Mid-America Institute on Poverty of Heartland Alliance. Today’s youth are tomorrow’s leaders and decision makers. They are the future teachers, business owners, parents, and community members of our state. As youth make the important and often difficult transition from childhood to adulthood, families, communities, and the state provide critical opportunities and supports. Investments made in youth today through programs, services, and other opportunities are a…
  4. Exploring the Link Between Customer Care and Brand Reputation in the Age of Social Media
    Posted: 24 Mar 2009
    Contributing organization(s): Society for New Communications Research. Consumers are more empowered than ever to share their customer care experiences. Through the use of social media and new communications tools and technologies, messages can be sent more widely than ever before. This research study examined the links between social media, customer satisfaction, brand reputation and customer loyalty. The Society for New Communications Research designed the research to examine how customer care…

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Mar 27 2009

More IssueLab Reports Added

  1. 2003 Not Even a Place in Line: Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Capacity and Waiting Lists in Illinois
  2. 2004 In Our Own Backyard: Human Rights in the Heartland
  3. 2005 Human Rights in the Heartland: An Assessment of Social, Economic, Civil, and Political Rights in the Midwest
  4. 2005 Targeted LGBT Senior Housing: A Study of the Needs and Perceptions of LGBT Seniors in Chicago
  5. 2007 Chicago Area Income, Poverty, and Housing Overview
  6. 2007 Not Even a Place in Line: Public Housing and Housing Voucher Capacity and Waiting Lists in Illinois
  7. DuPage County, Illinois, Plan to End Homelessness: Progress at the Five-Year Mark and a Blueprint for Moving Forward
  8. Findings for the Cleveland Achieve Model: Implementation and Early Impacts of an Employer-Based Approach to Encourage Employment Retention Among Low-Wage Workers
  9. Facing Homelessness: A Study of Homelessness in Chicago and the Suburbs
  10. Finding the Fit: A Review of Three Intervention Models for Working with HIV/AIDS Impacted Substance Users Who are Homeless
  11. Human Trafficking in Iraq: Patterns and Practices in Forced Labor and Sexual Exploitation
  12. Is the U.S. Unemployment Rate Today Already as High as It Was in 1982?
  13. Legal Interpreting Program Evaluation Report
  14. Life After Hurricane Katrina: A Brief on the Chicagoland Katrina Relief Initiative
  15. Many New Hampshire Jobs Do Not Pay a Livable Wage
  16. Many New Voters Make the Granite State One to Watch in November
  17. McHenry County: A Place to Call Home – Affordable Housing Needs Assessment
  18. Opening Doors: Adapting Housing and Substance Abuse Services to Meet the Needs of HIV/AIDS Impacted Persons
  19. Overview of 2007 Census Data
  20. A Profile of Latinos in Rural America
  21. What works best in sex/HIV education?
  22. Que sirve mejor en la ensenanza sobre la sexualidad y el VIH?
  23. Service Connectors Model: Staffing and Cost Projections
  24. The State of Coos County: Local Perspectives on Community and Change
  25. Uninsured Persons in Illinois Legislative Districts

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