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Southeast Asia looks to Israeli tech to improve farming techniques

Southeast Asia looks to Israeli tech to improve farming techniques Israel companies offer ways to boost production as region faces supply threats SINGAPORE — Israel’s agriculture technology companies are seeking business opportunities in Southeast ...

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China must consider environment effect, economic fragility for BRI projects: Study

China must consider environment effect, economic fragility for BRI projects: Study Highlighting environmental concerns, a new study in China argues that the majority of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) investment should go to countries in southern and southeast ...

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The West Asia Post: Conflicts & climate change | Saudi NEOM leads the way

The West Asia Post: Conflicts & climate change | Saudi NEOM leads the way West Asia is no stranger to conflicts. But this time, they have a bigger challenge. As record high temperatures and generational droughts plague the region, Ghadi Francis takes a loo...

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Activist shareholders must push for environmental change

Activist shareholders must push for environmental change Divestment is not the only way — assertive owners such as pension funds can make a real difference Climate change is the most significant challenge facing humanity, and many commentators point to the m...

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Five Million Years of Climate Change Found Preserved in One Location

Five Million Years of Climate Change Found Preserved in One Location Information preserved within a sedimentary cliff over 260 feet tall is providing the missing link for understanding changes in global climate over the past five million years. An internationa...

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Students protest at Science Museum over sponsorship by Shell

Students protest at Science Museum over sponsorship by Shell Student Climate Network planning more demonstrations over oil firm’s funding of climate crisis exhibition A group of activists who were threatened with arrest on Saturday evening after staging an ...

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ULM student awarded grant to study climate change and chenier forests

ULM student awarded grant to study climate change and chenier forests University of Louisiana Monroe biology major Nautica Jones loves Louisiana’s semi-tropical climate and its variety of ecosystems, from the marshes at the Gulf of Mexico to the pine-covered...

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Airport expansion plans grounded by Covid and climate change

Airport expansion plans grounded by Covid and climate change ‘Severe investment crunch’ and growing environmental concerns put projects at risk The image of the chief executives of British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Heathrow standing on an empty runway l...

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Core concerns: Climate change presents challenging future for apple industry

Core concerns: Climate change presents challenging future for apple industry Apple growers in northern climates such as Michigan and Vermont are facing more outbreaks of a nemesis long battled by Washington apple growers – a pathogen known as fire blight tha...

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Biden brings new momentum to global climate change agenda

Biden brings new momentum to global climate change agenda US President Joe Biden is serious about addressing climate change. He re-joined the Paris Agreement on the first day of his presidency, adopted a ‘whole of government’ approach to addressing climate...

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Head of Independent Sage to launch international climate change group

Head of Independent Sage to launch international climate change group Sir David King hopes to emulate success of British Covid advisory body by issuing monthly reports on environmental crisis Several of the world’s leading scientists plan to launch an indepe...

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UK Struggles to Adapt to Impact of Climate Change

UK Struggles to Adapt to Impact of Climate Change The UK is struggling to put in place adequate measures to deal with rising sea levels and warmer temperatures caused by pollution, the government’s independent adviser on climate matters has warned. Average l...

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Health and climate change: country profile 2021: the Bahamas

Health and climate change: country profile 2021: the Bahamas Overview This WHO/PAHO UNFCCC health and climate change country profile for the Bahamas provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progres...

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The amount of heat the Earth traps has doubled in just 15 years, study shows

The amount of heat the Earth traps has doubled in just 15 years, study shows (CNN)The planet is trapping roughly double the amount of heat in the atmosphere than it did nearly 15 years ago, according to an alarming new analysis from NASA and the National Ocean...

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Famine risk spikes amid conflict, COVID-19 and funding gaps: WFP

Famine risk spikes amid conflict, COVID-19 and funding gaps: WFP In an appeal for $5 billion “to avoid famine” and support the “biggest operation in its history”, WFP spokesperson Phiri Tomson said that millions of refugees faced “uncertainty and hun...

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What does it mean for refugees to ‘go back home’?

What does it mean for refugees to ‘go back home’? More than two thirds of all refugees worldwide come from five countries, and if sent back, could face a continued threat of insecurity, persecution and economic hardship. Earlier this year, the Dani...

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Reimagining education for refugees post-pandemic

Reimagining education for refugees post-pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has led directly to prolonged and unpredictable school programming with the closure of schools, universities, technical and vocational training institutes. Pre-existing operational and logi...

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UN: Forced Displacement from Conflicts Soaring Despite Pandemic

UN: Forced Displacement from Conflicts Soaring Despite Pandemic GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency, which just released its 2020 Global Trends report, said the number of people forcibly displaced last year by wars, violence, persecution and human rights vi...

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How to build resilient landscapes and livelihoods in refugee settings

How to build resilient landscapes and livelihoods in refugee settings Sub-Saharan Africa currently hosts 6.3 million refugees, a number which has grown from 2.2 million in a decade, according to the U.N. Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Massive refugee and host populat...

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Together with refugees, we build a safer and more vibrant world

Together with refugees, we build a safer and more vibrant world 20 June is World Refugee Day and this year’s theme is about the power of inclusion – “Together we heal, learn and shine”. Every two seconds, someone is forced to abandon their homes, fleei...

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