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The value of cleaner air

A new study quantifies the relationships between air pollution in China, individual happiness, and people's willingness to pay for cleaner air.


How to make Chinese agriculture more resilient to extreme weather events

Climate variability is increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events such as droughts and floods. Linked to El Niño, the recent floods in Central and Southern China are a reminder of the negative impacts of climate change—it is…

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Where do the world's hungriest people live? Not where you think

The following post by IFPRI Director General, Shenggen Fan, was originally published in the Huffington Post. If you were tasked to end hunger and malnutrition in the world, you might first ask: Where do such vulnerable people live? It may be a…