united nations

Anthropocene

1 Million Species Are Threatened with Extinction Thanks to Humans, UN Report Says

A comprehensive United Nations report compiled by more than 450 researchers warns of a dire future for both humans and nature if business continues as usual.
Becky Ferreira
5.6.19
desalination

Desalination Produces 50 Percent More Toxic Brine Than Previously Thought

The world’s desalination plants, which use energy intensive processes to remove salt from water, produce enough toxic brine each year to cover all of Florida under a foot of water.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.14.19
climate change

The UN Is Now Working Directly With Companies to Fight Climate Change

If these companies actually execute the plan as written, it would make a significant impact in our effort to curb warming temperatures.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.13.18
HUMAN RIGHTS

Congressman Appears to Forget that Food Actually Is a Basic Human Right

The UN sort of settled this question back in 1948, guys.
Danielle Wayda
11.30.18
agriculture

Agricultural Workers Face Constant, Horrific Human Rights Violations, a New UN Report Shows

Each year, an average of 170,000 agricultural workers are killed at work globally.
Hannah Keyser
10.26.18
Drugs

Here's Fresh Evidence the Drug War Is a 'Horrific Failure'

"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
Max Daly
10.23.18
foreign policy

How to Fix America's Broken Imperial Foreign Policy After Trump

Jeffrey Sachs has a vision of how the world can work based on alliances and international law.
Eoin Higgins
10.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Unpacking the Devastating UN Report on Climate Change

If this report doesn't stress you out, nothing will.
VICE Staff
10.10.18
Views My Own

Climate Apathy Is Worse Than Climate Denial

A new report makes the dangers of a warming planet more apparent than ever. Too bad the people running the US don't seem to care.
Harry Cheadle
10.8.18
climate change

UN Secretary-General Says We Have A Year and a Half to Avoid 'Runaway' Climate Change

In a passionate speech delivered at the United Nations headquarters in New York, the UN chief said we are “careening towards the abyss” and announced a 2019 climate summit.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.11.18
summer of screamo

What Records Best Capture the Last Decade of Hardcore?

An unofficial guide to newish hardcore for stubborn old fans.
Dan Ozzi
8.22.18
blind spots

Geoff Rickly Listens to Sun Ra's 'Space Is the Place' for the First Time

After a stint of shows in Chicago where Thursday played their iconic albums 'Full Collapse' and 'War All The Time' in full, Rickly sat down with Noisey to recoup from performing by listening to some psychedelic and abrasive jazz.
Josh Terry
6.27.18
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