What COVID-19 response can tell us about our readiness to deal with climate change
Tag: climate change
The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the weaknesses of the international system; to fix the present and prepare for the future, we must pivot to a resilience paradigm.
The nexus between water, energy, and food today is fragile—made all the more so by climate change, catastrophic weather events, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Will water be the cause of the next war in the Middle East? Is water important for regional food security? Can economic diversification really work? Time to bust the myths around questions of food and water security in the region
How is the water-energy-food nexus impacting ecological, social, and political systems in the Middle East and North Africa?
Journalist Dahr Jamail discusses the impact of climate change on the Middle East and calls for immediate collaborative action
Countries across the Middle East are building or have already started operating their nuclear power plants. To assess how “resilient” their nuclear energy systems are, one must look at a number of important risks and factors
Bolsonaro has shifted focus from an economic reforms agenda, which the country sorely needs amid recession fears, to a cultural one, which pleases his supporters.
Can cities succeed when nations fail in the fight against global warming?
Failure to stem climate change could have dramatic consequences for the continent
Will mankind have the ability to prevail in the struggle for a sustainable planet?
What will it take to spark a great environmental awakening and avert catastrophic climate change?
The international deal to combat global warming comes into force in 2016. For climate activists, it’s the beginning of a new stage in the struggle to hold nations accountable for their greenhouse emissions.
Winners and losers in the time of climate change
In an extract from the papal encyclical Laudato Si’, the bishop of Rome makes an impassioned plea to save the planet from ecological destruction: “We must regain the conviction that we need one another, that we have a shared responsibility for others and the world.”
An eye-opening report on climate change effects in Lebanon reveals the need for government to commit to save tens of thousands of lives and hundreds of billions of dollars over the coming decades, and prevent a further fracturing of society along wealth/poverty lines.