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  2. Carbon offset - Wikipedia

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    In 2009, Carbon Retirement reported that less than 30 pence in every pound spent on some carbon offset schemes goes directly to the projects designed to reduce emissions. The figures reported by the BBC [100] and based on UN data reported that typically 28p goes to the set up and maintenance costs of an environmental project. 34p goes to the ...

  3. Women in computing - Wikipedia

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    The gender disparity in IT is not global. The ratio of female to male computer scientists is significantly higher in India compared to the West, and in 2015, over half of internet entrepreneurs in China were women. In Europe, Bulgaria and Romania have the highest rates of women going into computer programming.

  4. Ulysses S. Grant - Wikipedia

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    Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant / ˈ h aɪ r ə m juː ˈ l ɪ s iː z / HY-rəm yoo-LISS-eez; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American military officer and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877.