Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: world hunger

UN turns to world leaders and the wealthy to help with...

“We’ve got conflict, climate change, and Covid-19 driving up the numbers of the acutely hungry, and there are now more than 45 million people marching towards the brink of starvation.”

Over 250 organizations join together to demand aid to the millions...

“There is no place for famine and starvation in the 21st century. History will judge us all by the actions we take today.”

The collective shame of global hunger

An estimated 700 million people go hungry every day.

More of the world’s population is facing food insecurity than ever...

Now, roughly 11 percent of the world's population is facing food insecurity.

The hunger president

As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.

The key to feeding the world? It’s healthy soil

Conventional farming practices that degrade soil health undermine humanity’s ability to continue feeding everyone over the long run.

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Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.