High Noon: 20 Global Issues, 20 Years to Solve Them

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Index
Abacha, Sani, 125
ABB corporation, 44
Accounting, 123, 124
Accreditation systems, 101, 103
Acid rain, 7, 46, 65
Addictions, 132. See also Drugs
Advanced Cell Technology, 218(n5)
Advertising, 20, 144, 145
Aetna insurance company, 19
Afghanistan, 96, 128, 129, 134
Africa, 6, 8, 15, 19, 31, 65, 83, 90, 93, 97, 101, 102, 108, 109, 128, 130
AIDS/malaria in, 92, 96, 104, 105
Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, 141-142
Agriculture, 6, 28, 29, 70, 75, 76, 81, 82, 86, 95, 109, 141, 142
exports, 136
genetically modified crops, 117, 119
growing seasons, 72, 73
productivity, 73, 77
subsidies for, 136-137, 138, 139, 160, 220(n24)
sustainable, 153
See also Food production
Aid programs, 63, 85, 92-95, 103, 106, 110, 150, 158, 194, 195, 196
aid harmonization, 93
AIDS, 46, 92, 96, 104-105, 106, 129,141,142,150
Aircraft, 13, 128, 130
Airlines, 18, 19, 22, 33
Alcan, 139
Alcatel, 20
Alexander, Christopher, 190
Alliances, 18-19, 48-49, 57
Al-Qaeda terrorist group, 96, 100, 129, 146
Amazon.com, 38, 115, 144
American Airlines, 18
Andersen Windows, 22
Anthrax, 142, 217(n28)
Antitrust laws, 139, 141
AOL Time Warner, 43
Aral Sea, 83
Argentina, 57, 117, 121, 194
Armenia, 32
Arms trade, 99, 116, 217(n2)
Asia, 83, 84, 96, 101, 102, 105, 111, 128
Asian crisis of 1997-1998, 32, 42-43, 57, 120, 122, 127

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