Rice, soy beans, corn, wheat and palm oil together lead to more greenhouse gas emissions than any country’s individual footprint, apart from China and the US, says new research.
from Oxfam on Jun 27, 2016.
On current trends, 69m under-5s will die from preventable causes, 167m will live in poverty, and 750m women will have been married as children by 2030, the SDGs target date.
from UNICEF on Jun 28, 2016.
Two Boko Haram attacks in Niger in six weeks have forced at least another 40,000 civilians from their homes in a growing humanitarian crisis.
from Oxfam on Jun 28, 2016.
A small increase in energy investment could halve the 6.5 million deaths a year from air pollution by 2040, says the International Energy Authority.
from IEA on Jun 28, 2016.
A Singapore-based alliance between players in the palm oil industry, retailers and manufacturers has been formed to tackle deforestation, haze pollution and haze-free products.
from WWF on Jun 28, 2016.
The paleoseismic record and basic physics indicate that the Himalayas will have magnitude 8 earthquakes that can cause great damage to buildings and human harm.
from Down to Earth on Jun 27, 2016.
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