Indigenous Australians face “disproportionate” harm from climate change, according to a leaked report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
There’s a popular saying in Afghanistan reflecting the value of water: “Let Kabul be without gold, but not without snow.”
To use the military parlance, climate change is often considered a “threat multiplier,” challenging stability and development around the world by exacerbating underlying conditions of vulnerability.
The increase in food staples prices in 2006 was followed by different measures and policies meant to stabilize prices and ensure the supply of food as seen through the different regions of the world.
Regular food shortages in Sub-Saharan Africa.....shifting rain patterns in South Asia leaving some parts under water and others without enough water for power generation, irrigation, or drinking.....degradation and loss of reefs in South East Asia resulting in reduced fish stocks and coastal comm
A Sino-Japanese Clash in the East China Sea. Contingency Planning Memorandum no. 18. Council on Foreign Relations Press.
Impact of climate change on ASEAN food security: Downscaling analysis and response. NTS Issues Brief no. IS13-04.
Carbon offsets have fallen in and out of favor since they were established with the Kyoto Protocol in 1997. Critics say they allow wealthy organizations to placate consumers and claim their products are “green” without making any real, lasting changes.
Almost everywhere and across all age-groups, female nutrition indicators are worse than those of their male counterparts.
Across India, where I live and work, I can clearly see the connection between land rights and peace and security.
With respect to personal safety and security: 12 percent of all murders here are related to conflicts over land.