United Nations Initiatives
The Climate Crisis Is Moving Us Toward a Food Catastrophe   
August 09, 2019
Source: YAHOO! News - The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a UN-sponsored assembly of volunteer climate scientists from around the world, was focused on land — specifically, the ongoing and projected effects of a...
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How our food is grown and consumed is making climate change worse. What can we do'   
August 09, 2019
Source: PBS - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is warning of a devastating global feedback loop around how humans produce and consume food. A new report urges immediate action on agricultural practices that contribute to...
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African swine fever in Vietnam: 62 provinces and cities affected, 3.7 million pigs culled   
August 09, 2019
Source: Pink - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported last week that a total of 62 provinces/cities reported outbreaks, about 3,700,000 pigs have died from the disease or been ...
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How to slash your eco-footprint—and save money at the same time   
August 09, 2019
Source: CNBC - Climate change is harming the world's food supply at a catastrophic rate, according to a report released Thursday by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and covered by the New York Times. The adverse...
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Eat healthier, and you'll help save the planet, report says   
August 09, 2019
Source: AZFamily - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which published the report, says that humans affect about 70% of ice-free land on Earth, and the panel previously concluded that changing our diets could contribute 20% of the effort...
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Food will be scarce, expensive and less nutritious, climate report says   
August 09, 2019
Source: FOX43 - according to a major report on land use from the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released Thursday. The climate crisis will also change what kinds of crops farmers can ...
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This Land Is the Only Land There Is   
August 09, 2019
Source: The Atlantic - Earth’s land has already warmed more than 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.6 degrees Fahrenheit) since the industrial revolution, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. That’s the same amount of warming...
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Deforestation, Agriculture, and Diet Are Fuelling the Climate Crisis   
August 09, 2019
Source: The New Yorker - An urgent new report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (I.P.C.C.), published this morning in Geneva, Switzerland, highlights “what has been true all along,” Deborah Lawrence, an...
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Protecting critical resources like forests crucial to slowing climate change: United Nations   
August 09, 2019
Source: YAHOO! News - Protecting critical resources like forests crucial to slowing climate change: United Nations originally appeared on abcnews.go.com A United Nations climate panel said in a report on Thursday that divesting from fossil fuels alone...
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How India nixed United Nations in Jammu & Kashmir   
August 09, 2019
Source: India Times - NEW DELHI: In a throwback to the past, it is important to note that on November 1, 1947, at a meeting of Governors General of India and Pakistan at Lahore, Mountbatten offered to resolve the J&K ...
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