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"Without corrective action, climate change will become irreversible at some tipping point during the twenty-first century. By 2030, food prices could be twice as high as in 2011, and half of the world’s population could be affected by severe water shortages.”

Mauro F. Guillén and Emilio Ontiveros inGlobal Turning Points, page 105.

"For the first time in human history, several countries have inverted age pyramids with more people above the age 60 than below age 20, more people live in cities than in the countryside, and more people suffer from obesity than from hunger."

-—Mauro F. Guillén and Emilio Ontiveros in Global Turning Points, page 44.


Who finances Al-Qaeda?

Some financing for al-Qaeda in the 1990s came from the personal wealth of Osama bin Laden.[69] By 2001 Afghanistan had become politically complex and mired. With many financial sources for al-Qaeda, Bin Laden’s financing role may have become comparatively minor. Sources in 2001 could also have included Jamaa Al-Islamiyya and Islamic Jihad, both associated with…

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