Climate change was again placed at the centre of global diplomacy over the past two weeks as diplomats and ministers gathered in Bonn, Germany, for the latest annual round of United Nations climate talks
Francis says love rather than pity should be placed at the heart of international development efforts, and throws his weight behind efforts in the UN to negotiate a global accord on managed, safe migration
The UNFCCC’s ideas to protect and develop coastal ecosystems have been dubbed ‘a false solution’ by civil society organizations, but praised by others
March 10, 2016 — In the coastal town of Tanjung Balai in North Sumatra where Riza Damanik grew up, learning how to fish is a right of passage. But, he says, initiatives by the Indonesian government over the past couple of decades have left small-scale fishermen like him adrift.
Global warming is threatening food production and may eventually lead to reduced consumption
PARIS, France (Mar. 3, 2016) — The effects of climate change on food production could cause 500,000 extra deaths by 2050 compared to a world without global warming, according to a study released Thursday, March 3.
At least 40,000 people are starving to death in South Sudan war zones on the brink of famine, the United Nations say, in a plea to rival forces to let aid in.
JUBA, South Sudan (Feb. 8, 2016) — At least 40,000 people are being starved to death in South Sudan war zones on the brink of famine, the United Nations said Monday, February 8, in a plea to rival forces to let aid in.