United Nations Initiatives
UN to allocate USD 1 mln to residents of Ukraine's 'gray zone'   
August 06, 2019
Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network - (MENAFN - UkrinForm) The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will provide residents of 52 populated areas along the contact line in Donbas with humanitarian assistance ...
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The American Alpine Club Gets Personal and Practical on Climate Change   
August 06, 2019
Source: Rock & Ice - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), alongside the vast majority of scientists, has been telling us this for decades. In its latest report, however, the IPCC warns that even a half degree of warming beyond 1.5...
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Greater resilience needed for African food security in the face of climate change   
August 06, 2019
Source: FAO - according to participants at the high-level Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue hosted by the Government of Rwanda in Kigali (5-6 August), in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the...
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Stop damaging land or face climate catastrophe, major report warns   
August 06, 2019
Source: The Independent on MSN.com - Humans need to stop abusing the land we live on if we want to avoid catastrophic levels of climate warming, scientists on the UN’s major Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will warn at at a meeting in Geneva...
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Scientists Warn That Abusing Land Can Have Devastating Consequences   
August 06, 2019
Source: Medical Daily - Come the UN’s major Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( IPCC) to be held at Geneva this week, scientists to be present at the event will apparently deliver a warning that’s been at our faces all along: Humans...
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Greater resilience needed for African food security in face of climate change   
August 06, 2019
Source: Armed robbery in Revesby - according to participants at the high-level Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue hosted by the Government of Rwanda in Kigali (5-6 August), in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the...
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Be skeptical of those who use fear as motivator   
August 06, 2019
Source: Southern Maryland News - according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.” She touts the “Evergreen Economy Plan” as a solution. The following is a fact check of her letter. A review of the 2018 “IPCC Special Report on...
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We have to transform food production to take on climate change, leaked report says   
August 06, 2019
Source: Grist - A leaked draft of a report on climate change and land use, which is now being debated in Geneva by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, states that it will be impossible to keep global ...
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A Trillion Trees – How Hard Can It Be'   
August 06, 2019
Source: Hackaday - Carbon dioxide levels continue to sit at historical highs, and last year the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that humanity has just 12 years to limit warming to 1.5 C.
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New report: To limit climate change, food production must change dramatically   
August 06, 2019
Source: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - A leaked draft of a report on climate change and land use, which is now being debated in Geneva by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), states that it will be impossible to keep global temperatures at safe levels...
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