United Nations Initiatives
UN Report Details Climate Impact on Our Dwindling Land Resources   
August 13, 2019
Source: Nonprofit Quarterly - Recently, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new report, titled Climate Change and Land. The report includes a 43-page summary for policymakers, as well as an extensive...
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Greta Thunberg Will Receive the First-Ever British GQ Game Changer Award   
August 13, 2019
Source: Teen Vogue - Not only did the Nobel Peace Prize nominee address French lawmakers in July, quoting the latest report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, but her book No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference, came out in...
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Insect-only eatery aims to make bugs palatable   
August 13, 2019
Source: CNN - There are more than 1,900 known edible insect species consumed around the world, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Edible insects are incredibly healthy, according to Bessa. They're high in...
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The Insect Experience in Cape Town makes bug-based dishes palatable   
August 13, 2019
Source: CNN on MSN.com - There are more than 1,900 known edible insect species consumed around the world, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Edible insects are incredibly healthy, according to Bessa. They're high in...
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Building A 2.76M-Square-Foot Sustainable Greenhouse In Job-Starved Appalachia   
August 13, 2019
Source: Forbes - The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change just released a report highlighting the alarming effect climate change and the rise in global temperatures are having on fertile soil—and on the world's ability to produce...
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New climate change report underscores the need to manage land for the short and long term   
August 13, 2019
Source: The Conversation - Pennsylvania State University is a land-grant university. In its latest report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change describes how agriculture, deforestation, and other human activities ...
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Can our food systems survive onslaught of climate change' Yes, they can   
August 13, 2019
Source: Ghanaweb.com - So in their latest report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — an international group of scientists convened by the UN to conduct research and advise policymakers on climate change — sought to...
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State-led climate goals — like Washington’s — will lead the way   
August 13, 2019
Source: Seattle Times - That’s according to a report released Thursday by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that focuses on the effects of climate change on our lands and people. These changes threaten our...
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How our diets impact climate change — and what we can do about it   
August 13, 2019
Source: NBC News - A recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change foretells a grim future if humans don’t reduce their impact on climate. If average global temperatures rise 2 degrees Celsius over the pre-industrial...
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United Nations condemns car bomb that killed workers in Benghazi   
August 13, 2019
Source: UPI.com - Aug. 11 (UPI) --The United Nations Security Council during an emergency meeting strongly condemned a car bomb attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed three staff members and injured dozens of others, including civilians. Three...
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