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Six-year-old Australian Girl Uses Video to Reach out to World about Climate Issues

Friday, October 14, 2016

TAIPEI, Oct 14 (IPS) - When Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood tweets, the world listens.

Hit by Extreme Weather, South Asia Balances Growth and Food Security

Thursday, October 13, 2016

POLONNARUWA, Sri Lanka, Oct 13 (IPS) - Sri Lanka is literally baking these days.

Climate Change Adaptation - Key to Reaching Zero Hunger in Latin America

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

SANTIAGO, Oct 12 (IPS) - Climate change is leading to major modifications in agricultural production in Latin America and the Caribbean, and if mitigation and adaptation measures of the productive system are not urgently adopted, threats to food security will be exacerbated.

The Beating Pulse of Food Security in Africa

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

MASVINGO, Zimbabwe, Oct 12 (IPS) - Elizabeth Mpofu is a fighter. She is one of a select group of farmers who equate food security with the war against hunger and shun poor agricultural practices which destroy the environment and impoverish farmers, especially women.

$90tn Infrastructure Investment Could Combat Climate Change: Report

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 12 (IPS) - The world will need to more than double its current infrastructure stock over the next 15 years - a massive undertaking which could either contribute to or combat catastrophic climate change - according to a new report.

Resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline: “This Is Not The End”  

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

NEW YORK, Oct 11 (IPS) - Resistance towards the controversial Dakota Access pipeline continues after a federal court rejected requests to halt construction on Monday.

Few Families Overcome Forced Displacement by Hydropower Plants in Brazil

Monday, October 10, 2016

PORTO VELHO, Brazil, Oct 10 (IPS) - The construction of mega-hydropower plants in Brazil has been a tragedy for thousands of families that have been displaced, and a nightmare for the companies that have to relocate them as required by local law.

Coffee Producers in Costa Rica Use Science to Tackle Climate Change

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

LLANO BONITO, Costa Rica, Oct 05 (IPS) - "Our coffee production per hectare has dropped due to early ripening of the fruit and diseases," Maritza Cal coffee farmer in the mountains in southern Costa Rica, told IPS.

Amid South Africa's Drought, Proposed Mine Raises Fears of Wetlands Impact

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 04 (IPS) - The dam supplying Johannesburg's water sits less than 30 percent full. Water restrictions have been in place since November and taxes on high water use since August. Food prices across South Africa have risen about 10 percent from last year, in large part due to water shortages.

Making Policy out of Scientific Bricks, not Straw

Monday, October 03, 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct 03 (IPS) - Given the enormity of the challenges confronting humanity, the world's investment in science, technology and innovation is woefully inadequate.

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