UN Says Humans Must Transform Our Diets and Land Use to Save the Planet
"For the first time, the world’s top scientists have confirmed what we have always known: respecting the land rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities is an immediate and actionable climate change solution."
Work Is Not the Best Route Out of Austerity-Driven Poverty
On Monday, the new work minister dismissed a UN report that outlined austerity-driven poverty in the UK as "too political".
A UN Expert Has Officially Said Austerity Makes People Poor
He also called austerity misogynistic and compared it to China's "one child" policy.
The Weird History and Dire Present of Britain's Role in Israel and Palestine
In remembering the Balfour Declaration we can't forget people suffering under occupation in Palestine.
UN World Food Programme Head Says Trump Budget Will Result in 'Starving Babies'
“No one in America believes that ‘America First’ means that other people must die.”
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Trump Somehow Blamed a Syrian Gas Attack on Obama
After a tragedy got the world's attention, the administration released a strange statement.
Queen's Brian May Is Going to Save the World from Killer Asteroids
The UN has declared the guitarist's Asteroid Day a real thing to be celebrated worldwide.
At COP22, Young Photographers Give a Face to Climate Change
COP22's International Youth Photo Competition reminds legislatures that climate change is everyone’s problem, encouraging comprehensive and inclusive action.
Why These South Asian Desserts Are Fighting Sexism
South Asian culture traditionally marks the birth of a baby boy by giving sweets known as ladoo. For girls, there is no such celebration, something gender equality activist Raj Khaira hopes to change with her Pink Ladoo Campaign.
For Refugees, Internet Access Has Become as Important as Food and Water
The report, which looked at data from 44 different countries, found that Internet access has become “as vital to them as food, water, or shelter” for many refugees.
How David Cameron Fucked Up Libya and Got Away With It
David Cameron's just an ordinary guy now, accountable to nobody.
We Are About to Hit the Point of No Return for Sustainable Fishing
The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization just released its biannual State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report and the findings are unsettling to say the least.