Developed Countries

Will the Paris Agreement Succeed?

John Watson | Posted 17.12.2016 | UK
John Watson

My favourite clause of the Paris Agreement is article 7.5 which runs as follows: "Parties acknowledge that adaptation action should follow a country-...

Children's Prospects In Britain 'One Of Worst In Developed Countries'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK

Children's prospects in Britain are worse than most of their European neighbours, and the present government's austerity policies are making the situa...

Current Developed Countries May Be Underdeveloped, After All

Austin Aneke | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Politics
Austin Aneke

So, what is really happening in the Northern hemisphere? Why are nations referred as developed, in huge trouble? Is it because of the rise of China and India; the end of colonialism, and progressive coming to an end of neo-colonialism; and the decryption of western technological secrets by some emerging markets, leading to a new world economic order?

The Injustice of Overpopulation

Chantal Lyons | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK
Chantal Lyons

Most population growth is happening in the developing world. The clue is in the name - many developing nations are on their way up. Endeavouring to curb population growth can only be a positive thing. Many of the actions we could take are intrinsically humanitarian in themselves.

Nations Are Tackling Climate Change 'Much More Than People Realise'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK

Developed nations are doing more to tackle climate change than many people realise, according to a new report. Almost all of the 33 developed and ...

Can The UN Agree On Climate Change This Week?

PA | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK

Countries are gathering for the latest round of United Nations climate talks this week as warnings mount over the dangers of failing to tackle global ...

Developing Countries Face 'Climate Finance Cliff', Says Oxfam

PA | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK

Developing countries face falling off a "climate finance cliff" because rich nations are failing to deliver promised money to help them cope with glob...