Relations are not yet broken between Europe and Hungary and Poland, the leaders of the rebellious Visegrad group that also includes the Czech Republic and Slovakia. For now. The latest dispute centers around Next Generation Eu (Next), the 750 billion

As Afghanistan spirals into chaos and is increasingly overtaken by the Taliban, it has become the one country where conflict, pandemic, and misogyny merge with exceptional force. A perfect storm as COVID-19 rates are soaring with only about 1.6% of

The recently released Global Peace Index (GPI) report, produced yearly by the Institute for Economics and Peace, demonstrates that global peace has deteriorated for the ninth time in a row, this year by 0.07%. However, this is the second smallest

Denmark is and must be the front-runner in the green transition. These were the words uttered in my recent interview with Mr. Dan Jørgensen, the Climate Minister of Denmark and a leading figure in the construction of the world’s first energy

Access to electricity is taken for granted in most high-income countries. It is easy to forget how vital a reliable power source is to ensuring access to health. In the world’s poorest regions, where the electricity network is patchy at best, and often non-existent, entire hospitals run on costly and polluting diesel generators – a solution that

The last week in April was marked by the announcement of new, more ambitious climate goals from two of the world’s largest polluters, the United States and Europe. Could they be a turning point in the fight against climate change?

New World Bank/FAO Report Looks at Urban Food Systems Governance Evolving food preferences, rising malnutrition, public health concerns, rapid urbanization, climate change and crises like COVID-19 are shifting how countries think about food systems. With over two-thirds of the world’s population destined

Projected high levels of population growth will collide with issues of resource scarcity and ecological threats in the future. By 2050, the global population is projected to reach nearly ten billion people and could challenge levels of peacefulness around the world. Over

A new UN report finds that countries’ emissions-reduction commitments under the Paris Agreement are falling far short of what’s needed to prevent the most dangerous impacts of climate change. It is imperative that countries that have not yet submitted their plans deliver much

After the award-winning 2014 Cowspiracy documentary funded by Leonardo di Caprio and the 2017 What The Health film, now we have from the same people Seaspiracy - out on Netflix since 24 March 2021. Cowspiracy argued that animal farming is

U.S. Representative Frank Pallone, chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, together with subcommittee chairs Bobby Rush and Paul Tonko, introduced the CLEAN Future Act on March 2, 2021. While numerous climate bills are introduced in each Congress, this proposal deserves

A Firsthand Perspective The month of March holds important dates to me. Just weeks ago, we celebrated International Women’s Day. My role at Water.org is to create content that not only honors the women we serve, but advocates for how access

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