United Nations Initiatives
Ghana Poultry Project supports women-led poultry production activities   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: News Ghana - According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), domestically produced broiler meat fell from nearly 60 per cent of all poultry consumed in Ghana in 2000 to 20 per cent in 2011. At the same time,...
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UN Climate Action Summit   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: loe.org - And when school strike leader Greta Thunberg came before the US Congress on September 18th, she famously spoke for less than a minute to put the dire warnings of the 2018 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on...
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U.N. Report Links Soil Degradation To Climate Change   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: WWNO - He’s one of the scientists on the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) who revealed the alarming rate at which soil is being lost. Soil condition mediates many of the processes that affect the...
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TV Weathercasters Who Are Shifting Public Opinion on the Climate Crisis   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: The Nation - In 2008, a survey of some American Meteorological Society members found that only 24 percent of weathercasters agreed with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that warming was caused by humans. In 2010, a study...
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Farmers and Ranchers Know What Climate Change Feels Like. They Just Wrote Congress Demanding Action.   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Mother Jones - Agricultural and land use practices have been identified by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as major contributors to climate change. And climate-friendly strategies like sequestering carbon in the soil and expanding...
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Climate ‘strikers’ ask Lamont to take emergency steps on environment   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: The Connecticut Mirror - Sena Wazer, a 15-year-old from Mansfield, made the case on the need for emergency action on climate change Friday before a crowd of about a thousand youths and adults gathered on the back steps of ...
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UTA hosts United Nations internship and employment opportunity briefing   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Environmental Programme
Source: The Shorthorn - The Charles T. McDowell Center for Critical Languages and Area Studies hosted a United Nations internship and employment opportunity briefing on Friday. The United Nations and Global Cultures talk was by Matbar Negi, United ...
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A Brief Guide to the Impacts of Climate Change on Food Production   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Global Issues - It all amounts to far more than anecdotal inconvenience: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Fourth National Climate Assessment report projects that warming temperatures, severe heat, drought, wildfire, and major...
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Key issues for Trump as he travels to NYC to address the United Nations   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Newsday - WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will use his address before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday to “affirm America’s leadership role,” while pressing for a “collective response”...
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Water and light: a Brazilian's purifier wins prize from UN   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Environmental Programme
Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network - Her latest accolade was the UN Environment Programme'sYoung Champions of the Earth Prize . The winners were announced by the United Nations on Tuesday (17), and this Bahia native was the winner ...
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