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Xiang

In Taiwan, a political subdivision approximately equivalent to a rural township.
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But by analyzing temperatures alone, Hsiang and his coworkers have provided more precise estimates of how climate change could affect the economy.
Lead author Marshall Burke of Stanford and Hsiang examined 50 years of economic data in 160 countries and even county-by-county data in the United States and found what Burke called "the goldilocks zone in global temperature at which humans are good at producing stuff" - an annual temperature of around 13 degrees Celsius or 55.
Hsiang explained that there is a large amount of evidence that environmental conditions actually change a person's perception of their own condition, or they also can change the likelihood of people using violence or aggressive action to accomplish some goal.
Hsiang said that whenever the analyzed studies looked at temperature and conflict, the link was clear, no matter where or when.
Hsiang and his colleagues analyzed 234 civil conflicts that broke out within 175 nations between 1950 and 2004.
This story, it is important to note, was primarily attached not to Duke Huan but to his immediate predecessor, Duke Hsiang of Ch'i [Chinese Text Omitted] (r.
of Rochester (NY) research group led by Thomas Hsiang.
Born into an aristocratic family in Ch'in, he entered that state's army and rose to general; waged several brilliantly successful campaigns under Shih Huang Ti to unify China under the Ch'in (230-222); continued to serve Shih Huang Ti after he became Emperor (222), and led expeditions to expand the area of Chinese rule; suppressed a serious peasant rebellion in the disorders surrounding Shih Huang Ti's death (210-209); led an ill-prepared army of 200,000 against a huge army assembled by the rebel Hsiang Yu, and was forced to surrender, after which he was buried alive with his men (207).
Silver medal was awarded to the host city's jumper, Hsiang Chun-Hsien, competing under the flag of Chinese Taipei.
Economic Risks of Climate Change, by a team of researchers headed by Robert Kopp, a climate scientist at Rutgers, and Solomon Hsiang, a professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley, finds that among the regions most affected by climate change will be the coasts: by 2050, losses of property due to the rise in sea level will total between $66 billion and $106 billion, they estimate.
For his part, Representative Hsiang expressed joy of the visit by NTU students to Kuwait, which is the second visit by another Taiwanese university to the country, as it helps in boosting cultural and educational cooperation between the two countries.
The agency has combined the business and financial risk profiles of the company with those of Hsiang Li Tannery, together referred to as the ROL group.