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Q&A: 17 Percent of the Problem, but 30 Percent of the Solution

If forest loss continues at the current rate, it will be impossible to keep warming below two degrees Celsius as pledged in the Paris Agreement. Credit: José Garth Medina/IPS By ...

Bangladesh has the answer to polythene menace

This report is produced by UNB United News of Bangladesh and IPS Inter Press Service. By Mohammad Zoglul KamalDHAKA, Bangladesh, Jan 18 2019 (UNB and IPS) Polythene bags are everywhere ...

Quenching Humanity’s Freshwater Thirst Creates a Salty Threat

Desalination plant, UAE: http://bit.ly/2Rbco3H By Edward Jones, Manzoor Qadir and Vladimir SmakhtinHAMILTON, Canada, Jan 18 2019 (IPS) Starting from a few, mostly Middle Eastern facilities ...

Davos, Inequality & the Climate Emergency

Daniel Mittler is the Political Director of Greenpeace International and is on the steering committee of the global Fight Inequality alliance. By Daniel MittlerBERLIN, Jan 18 2019 ...

Wasting & Dining: the New Water Dilemma

By Jan LundqvistSTOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan 17 2019 (IPS) Concerns about the supply side of food systems are shifting from insufficient production and supply, to issues likely to affect ...

Experience With Irregular Migration is the Best Teacher

Students of the Itohan Girls Secondary School in Benin City, Nigeria sing during their morning assembly. Courtesy: Sam Olukoya By Sam OlukoyaBENIN CITY, Nigeria, Jan 17 2019 (IPS) The ...

Survey on UN Sexual Abuse Shifts Focus on Virtual Fugitives from Justice

By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jan 17 2019 (IPS) A survey of sexual harassment at the United Nations has uncomfortably shifted the focus to some of the senior UN officials who have ...

A New Spectre is Haunting Europe

Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President Emeritus By Roberto SavioROME, Jan 17 2019 (IPS) After Theresa May’s defeat in the British parliament it is clear ...

Climate Change Threatens Mexico’s Atlantic Coast

Ecosystems such as the Síijil Noh Há (where water is born, in the Mayan tongue) lagoon, in Felipe Carrillo Puerto on the Yucatán peninsula, are suffering the impacts of climate ...

Bloomberg sees PH as Asia’s turnaround story in 2019

By Yen MakabentaJan 17 2019 (Manila Times) The new year as a season of possibility is looking better and better for the Philippines. Better than the SWS surveys that said that most ...
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