Tag: United Nations
Ecological citizenship and the United Nations sustainability development goals agenda
Reduction of inequalities and environmental protection and responsibility must also be interconnected for the well-being of individuals and societies.
With climate indicators ‘off the charts,’ UN chief calls policies of...
"We have the tools, the knowledge, and the solutions," said U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres. "But we must pick up the pace."
Lack of safe drinking water for city dwellers to double by...
The report found that water scarcity is also becoming more common in rural areas, with water shortages affecting from two to three billion people for at least a month out of each year.
Iran punished for treatment of women
The U.S. initiates Iran’s expulsion from the UN women’s commission.
Across Africa, water conflict threatens security, health, and the environment
The scarcity-led conflict and crisis.
Connecting the dots between climate devastation and fossil fuel profits
As Pakistan drowns, as Puerto Rico is cast into darkness, and as Jacksonians remain thirsty, it’s past time for a climate tax on fossil fuel companies.
The UN proved its usefulness in crafting Ukraine grain deal
The United Nations helps design a deal to ship foodstuffs blocked in Ukraine ports.
As the war in Ukraine devastates the nation’s ecosystems, the world...
Just one bomb releases a slew of toxic heavy metals into Ukraine’s soil and groundwater. Now multiply this by thousands.
The U.S. is a world outlier on abortion restrictions
The recent overturning of Roe v. Wade is part of a pattern of American exceptionalism that harms people in both the U.S. and the rest of the world.
8 billion humans? Population is a difficult conversation, but we need...
It’s time to rethink our broken and unfair family planning systems.