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The New York Times, Science: A Dream of Clean Energy at a Very High Price

15 Million Babies Born Too Soon
1.1 Million Preterm Babies Die Every Year, but with inexpensive treatment 75 percent could survive

New Harvard Study: Who, Where and Why Americans Live Longer or Die Sooner
More than 30 years separate Americans with the greatest life expectancies from those with the lowest. The new study, Eight Americas: Investigating Mortality Disparities Across Races, Counties and Race-Counties in the United States

New Partnership Expands Access to Contraception for 27 Million Women and Girls in Low-Income Countries
A new partnership will make a safe, effective, long-acting, reversible method of contraception available to more than 27 million women in the world’s poorest nations

• Financial Times

‘Remarkable Results’ Made in Effort to Eliminate Blinding Trachoma in the Developing World
Pfizer commits to increase treatments from current eight million to 135 million over next five years, a 15-fold expansion

CGD Ranks CO2 Emissions from Power Plants Worldwide
For the first time, the CO2 emissions of 50,000 power plants worldwide, the globe’s most concentrated source of greenhouse gases, have been compiled into a massive new data base, called CARMA—Carbon Monitoring for Action.