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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Climate Finance in 2013-14 and the USD 100 Billion Goal

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Foreign Assistance,Nongovernmental organizations,Weather/Disasters

http://www.oecd.org/environment/cc/Climate-Finance-in-2013-14-and-the-USD-billion-goal.pdf

Provides an up-to-date estimate of public and private climate financing mobilized by developed countries towards their 2010 Cancun commitment for climate action in developing countries. From the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

 

Labor Law Highlights, 1915-2015

Categories: Children,Labor Unions,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2015/article/pdf/labor-law-highlights-1915-2015.pdf

Highlights important labor law legislation enacted in the past 100 years in the U.S. Includes child labor law, gender and racial equality, working conditions, and union membership. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Assessment of Coverage in the Arrest-Related Deaths Program

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/acardp.pdf

Offers an executive summary of a report which looked at persons who died during the process of arrest, including homicides by police and deaths attributed to suicide, intoxication, accidental injury and natural causes. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Agility in Action: A Snapshot of Enhancements to the American Community Survey

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/programs-surveys/acs/operations-and-administration/2015-16-survey-enhancements/Agility_in_Action_V1.1.pdf

Describes efforts by the federal government to reduce the burden for survey respondents while maintaining the data quality and the responsiveness to emerging issues of the American Community Survey. From the Census Bureau