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15 global challenges that cannot be addressed by any government acting alone

  The 15 Global Challenges  from t he Millennium Project, a global participatory think tank. 1. How can sustainable development be achieved for all while addressing global climate change? 2. How can everyone have sufficient clean water without conflict? 3. How can population growth and resources be brought into balance? 4. How can genuine democracy emerge from authoritarian regimes? 5. How can decisionmaking be enhanced by integrating improved global foresight during unprecedented accelerating change? 6. How can the global convergence of information and communications technologies work for everyone? 7. How can ethical market economies be encouraged to help reduce the gap between rich and poor? 8. How can the threat of new and reemerging diseases and immune micro-organisms be reduced? 9. How can education make humanity more intelligent, knowledgeable, and wise enough to address its global challenges? 10. How can shared values and new security strategies reduce ethnic conflicts, terroris

Santa stuck in the chimney

Brenda's first written story: Santa stuk in the chimne One's a pon a time there livd Santa and it was christmas eav and santa dlivd the presant's out wen he got home he was so tiyerd he just fell on to the grownd and he didant giv up he just got on to he's feet and went to bed in the morning he sgrechd his arms with a crac and got up and made mor presants the next christmas he dun evrsing the same as larst christmas stuk in the chimne agayn giving presant's agayn but he orways dooing the same things evry christmas Santa stuck in the chimney Once upon a time there lived Santa and it was Christmas Eve and Santa delivered the presents out when he got home he was so tired he just fell on to the ground and he didn't give up he just got on to he's feet and went to bed in the morning he stretchered his arms with a crack and got up and made more presents the next Christmas he done everything the same at last Christmas he stuck in the chimney again giving pr

eBooks in Derby City Library

eBooks : "Electronic books (ebooks) can be downloaded from the electronic library service (elibrary) through a home computer for up to three weeks, and then transferred to a range of devices such as a Sony eReader. After this period the loan will expire and the books will be automatically returned to the online stock for others to use. There are no charges and no late fees. You'll need to visit your library to subscribe to this service. You will be asked for proof of ID to confirm that you either, live, work or study within the Derby City boundary." This service is new and exciting. You guys could have a try.