Climate Change

23.04.2017

March for Science in 500 cities around the world

March for Science in 500 cities around the world

On April 22, 500 events took place in 40 countries around the world to raise public awareness of the importance of science and research and support them against the attacks launched by US President Donald Trump, his plans to reduce environmental projects and review commitments to global warming and climate… »

17.04.2017

Did You Know that the Oceans Have It All?

Did You Know that the Oceans Have It All?

By Baher Kamal ROME, Apr 13 2017 (IPS) – Perhaps you are not aware enough of the fact the oceans have it all! What is “all”? Well, oceans have from microscopic life to the largest animal that has ever lived on Earth, from the colourless to the shimmering, from the… »

05.04.2017

Carbon Levels Could Hit Pre-Human State By Mid-Century

Carbon Levels Could Hit Pre-Human State By Mid-Century

By Nadia Prupis Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented in human history and could reach a level unseen in millennia if their rates continue at this pace, a new report out Tuesday warns. Research published in Nature Communications finds that if fossil fuel use continues unabated, the atmosphere could… »

28.03.2017

Slaves

Slaves

By Baher Kamal For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the transatlantic slave trade, one of the darkest chapters in human history. Slavery is, nevertheless, far from being just a chapter of the past—it still… »

23.03.2017

Read the Clouds!

Read the Clouds!

Human Wrongs Watch By Baher Kamal* ROME, Mar 22 2017 (IPS) Obviously, there are so many issues and phenomena that have been brought up by growing impact of climate change that one would likely not… »

14.03.2017

New Evidence Confirms Risk That Mideast May Become Uninhabitable

New Evidence Confirms Risk That Mideast May Become Uninhabitable

By Baher Kamal New evidence is deepening scientific fears, advanced few years ago, that the Middle East and North Africa risk becoming uninhabitable in a few decades, as accessible fresh water has fallen by two-thirds over the past 40 years. »

10.03.2017

The Indigenous ‘People of Wildlife’ Know How to Protect Nature

The Indigenous ‘People of Wildlife’ Know How to Protect Nature

By Baher Kamal In the northern part of Mount Kenya, there is an indigenous community — the Il Lakipiak Maasai (“People of Wildlife”) — which owns and operates the only community-owned rhino sanctuary in the country. They have managed to alleviate… »

02.03.2017

White House Seeks Drastic Cuts to Environmental Protection Agency

White House Seeks Drastic Cuts to Environmental Protection Agency

The White House is seeking to dramatically reduce the power of the Environmental Protection Agency, slashing dozens of programs and laying off 20 percent of the agency’s staff. The plan calls for the complete elimination of EPA programs on climate change, toxic waste cleanup, environmental justice and funding for Native Alaskan villages. »

23.02.2017

Can The Climate Survive Electoral Democracy? May Be. Can It Survive Capitalism? No.

Can The Climate Survive Electoral Democracy? May Be. Can It Survive Capitalism? No.

By Stan Cox Donald Trump plans to dismantle America’s already weak climate policy, potentially dooming not only this country but the entire world to runaway greenhouse warming. The day after Election Day 2016, star climate scientist Michael Mann was already saying he feared that it was “game over”… »

22.01.2017

LGBT rights & climate change pages disappear from official White House website

LGBT rights & climate change pages disappear from official White House website

Southfront  21.01.2017 The Donald Trump’s administration deleted several pages on the official website of the White House during an hour after his inauguration on January 20. Just an hour after Donald Trump took the office, his administration deleted several pages on the official website of the White House,… »

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