Tag Archives: #ClimateChange

08-15-2016Weather

First #Drought, now Flood in Africa’s Second Most Populous Nation

Rich in history and situated in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent country and its second most populated. However, Ethiopia needs international support as the effects of…

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The #Indigenous, Educators & Custodians of our Future

There are more than 370 million Indigenous people living in more than 90 countries across the globe.  (Rainforest Action Network)  The theme this year at the United Nations for International…

06-01-2016Panda

PING4dogs & PONGbeats#Yulin !

DiplomatArtist.com has raised the platform “Do Animals Need a UN Ambassador?”; but  perhaps an equally relevant question is “Does our Sustainable Future Need Animal Ambassadors?” To raise awareness and realization…

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Yemen’s Dangerous New Invader

Conflict and hunger are current pestilence in today’s Yemen. Now, the United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) has discovered Desert Locust infestations likely resulting from heavy rains last November…

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#Oscar for Global Citizen, UN Messenger of Peace?

Leonardo #DiCaprio has become one of the most active advocates on behalf of the United Nations mission and related initiatives particularly #ClimateChange and the #Environment. While he has been a…

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#Environment & #ClimateChange Challenge at Historic Crossroads?

Forgive some for being skeptical but the struggle to save the environment and defend against climate change have been ongoing for several decades before the current Paris Conference. Even the…

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Big Money for Africa’s Biggest Challenge: #ClimateChange ?

Africa has been plagued by division, conflict, corruption, hunger, epidemic and exploitation but its biggest challenge may be climate change. Or, more accurately, many of Africa’s problems emanate from or…

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Green #Climate Fund Investments ahead of Paris #ClimateChange Conference

  Innovation to induce the change needed to counter the inertia of industry, regulation and habit is perhaps one of the greater challenges to counter climate change. Public-private partnerships are…

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Economic Risks to Downside says IMF ahead of G-20 – #ChinaMeltdown

  Looming US Fed rate rise, the economic slowdown in China, falling commodity prices and conflict are the most immediate catalysts for risk to the global economy, but the impact…

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#Islamic Scholars Speak on Preserving the #Environment

  It is perhaps coincidence that the color of Islam is green, but thinking and behaving consistent with environmental concerns has now focused the attention of Islamic scholars. This follows recent…