Recognising the Debilitating Nature Conflict Has on Food Security

Recognising the Debilitating Nature Conflict Has on Food Security

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Recognising the Debilitating Nature Conflict Has on Food Security By Busani BafanaReprint |        |  Print | Send by email For many people affected by conflict, agriculture is their only means of survival, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS BULAWAYO,…

Freezing Inside UAE’s High Rise Buildings While Temperatures Soar Outside

Freezing Inside UAE’s High Rise Buildings While Temperatures Soar Outside

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Freezing Inside UAE’s High Rise Buildings While Temperatures Soar Outside By Amna KhaishgiReprint |        |  Print | Send by email The United Arab Emirates is also paying the price of rapid economic development in terms of climate change. Air-conditioning has proved to be a major challenge to climate…

Rethinking conservation: Cancer, communalism, climate change are more linked than you’d think

Rethinking conservation: Cancer, communalism, climate change are more linked than you’d think

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Rethinking conservation: Cancer, communalism, climate change are more linked than you’d think Environmentalism and conservation have come to represent a narrow set of norms defined by a particular urban elite community. Demonstrators dressed as US President Donald Trump and polar bears at…

CALIFORNIA’S ROAD TO CARBON NEUTRALITY RUNS THROUGH THE STATE’S BUILDINGS

CALIFORNIA’S ROAD TO CARBON NEUTRALITY RUNS THROUGH THE STATE’S BUILDINGS

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CALIFORNIA’S ROAD TO CARBON NEUTRALITY RUNS THROUGH THE STATE’S BUILDINGS   At a Global Climate Action Summit side event, a high-level panel grappled with solutions for building decarbonization in California. California must build housing closer to transit and jobs, and wring carbon…

Riverbank erosion disaster in Bangladesh leaves thousands homeless

Riverbank erosion disaster in Bangladesh leaves thousands homeless

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Riverbank erosion disaster in Bangladesh leaves thousands homeless Posted 19 September 2018 2:25 GMT A building engulfed by the Padma River in Bangladesh. Screenshot from YouTube Video by user TechTV BD. As the mighty Padma River in Bangladesh experiences unprecedented levels of soil erosion, a vast area…

Typhoon Mangkhut: thousands evacuated as Philippines braces for super storm

Typhoon Mangkhut: thousands evacuated as Philippines braces for super storm

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Philippines Typhoon Mangkhut: thousands evacuated as Philippines braces for super storm Weather system could bring gusts up to 255km/h and wreak havoc in densely populated agricultural regions Associated Press Fri 14 Sep 2018 03.19 BSTLast modified on Fri 14 Sep 2018 04.37 BST  A Filipino secures…