Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo/ — Industrial logging in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) may severely disturb rainfall patterns across sub-Saharan Africa and bring about more extreme weather, including intense droughts and flash floods.
Climate change has begun to exacerbate societal challenges in many areas that philanthropies have prioritized, such as education, health, human rights, equality, and food security. Still greater threats to human well-being lie ahead.
Geneva, Switzerland// – UNCTAD has awarded on 19 October investment promotion agencies (IPAs) from Costa Rica, the Netherlands and the Republic of Korea for excellence in promoting investment in health sectors.
Activists hold placards during a climate change protest in Kenya. James Wakibia/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Victor Ongoma, Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique and Portia Adade Williams, CSIR-Science and Technology Policy Research Institute The 26th session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties, popularly known as COP26, is happening at […]
Accra, Ghana// – The world faces an exponential increase in hunger fuelled by the climate crisis if urgent global action to help communities adapt to climatic shocks and stresses is ignored, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has warned.