Responding to the climate crisis

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15 05 2021 | 12:30

Kenya's 'World's Best Teacher' gives away 80% of his monthly income to help the poor.

In a small overcrowded classroom in Pwani village, rural Kenya, Peter Tabichi teaches his students science. Born in Kiisi, 37-year-old Tabichi is from a family full of teachers. In March, he won…

14 05 2021 | 10:20

Hi, I am Hazel Akinyi, from Kenya.

My name is Hazel Akinyi, I am from Nairobi, Kenya.

23 04 2021 | 10:36

Kenyan Ladies’ Soccer Clubs’ Goal to Reduce Teen Pregnancy

As teenage pregnancies soared during coronavirus lockdowns in Africa's largest urban slum, Kibera, teachers and parents looked for a way to reduce the problem.   Their idea was to form a women's…

21 04 2021 | 06:33

John Kerry apologises for Donald Trump’s ‘renegade’ stance on climate crisis.

“We are very sorry for the last four years,” US climate envoy John Kerry said The Biden administration apologises for America becoming a climate crisis “renegade” under former President Donald Trump…

20 04 2021 | 16:52

ECCAS and UNCDF announce agreement to strengthen financial services for African migrants and families.

TUESDAY 20 April 2021 (New York, New York USA and Libreville, Gabon). The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) today announced…

13 04 2021 | 12:29

Dangerous narratives and climate migration.

Why the climate movement has been telling the wrong story and how to make it right. As climate impacts escalate, more people will be forced to leave their home in search of safety and dignity. All…

07 04 2021 | 10:26

How to end domestic violence: Burundi's lessons for the world.

A group of men in Burundi is going against tradition to support and empower women by raising men's awareness of gender-based violence. The community is called the Abatangamuco, meaning "those who…

01 04 2021 | 11:01

Devastatingly pervasive: 1 in 3 women globally experience violence

Younger women among those most at risk: WHO GENEVA | NEW YORK -- 9 March 2021 -- Violence against women remains devastatingly pervasive and starts alarmingly young, shows new data from WHO and…

22 03 2021 | 14:53

Teenage Activists Post Signs to Warn of Toxic Air in London Neighborhoods.

A group of teenagers, living in some of London's most polluted communities, are posting roadsigns highlighting the disproportionate impact air pollution has on people of color.

22 02 2021 | 14:45

World Waking Up To Vaccine Equity.

Geneva, Switzerland--19 February 2021-- At the halfway point in the World Health Organization and Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’ 100-day challenge, a movement of people and…

20 02 2021 | 07:40

Three young African talents awarded for their innovative ideas

The electrification of a health centre through renewables, a solar-powered fridge to support the cold chain of farmers, and a platform to empower women through renewable energy: these are the three…

09 02 2021 | 08:50

IKEA Parent Company Buys Georgia Forest With Pledges to Manage It Sustainably

When you think of wooden furniture, you probably think of forest destruction, not conservation.

01 02 2021 | 10:13

Navalny, WHO and Thunberg among nominees for Nobel Peace Prize.

OSLO (Reuters) - Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, the World Health Organization and climate campaigner Greta Thunberg are among those nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, all backed by…

16 01 2021 | 11:02

Γιορτάζουμε στις 22 Ιανουαρίου 2021 την κατάργηση των Πυρηνικών.

Μετά την επικύρωση από 51 χώρες κράτη μέλη στις 22 Ιανουαρίου 2021 τίθεται σε ισχύ από τον ΟΗΕ ο Διεθνής νόμος Πλήρους Απαγόρευσης των Πυρηνικών όπλων, ο οποίος υπερψηφίστηκε στις 7-7-2019 και για…

15 01 2021 | 09:35

The Prince of Wales launches ‘Terra Carta’ which puts sustainability at heart of the private sector.

  As part of the Sustainable Markets Initiative, HRH The Prince of Wales, announces the ‘Terra Carta’ – a charter that puts sustainability at the heart of the private sector.  HRH The Prince of…

15 01 2021 | 09:13

FRIDAYS FOR FUTUTRE: 'No more empty promises'

  Climate strikers announce date for next global climate strike

03 01 2021 | 08:26

Massachusetts city to post climate change warning stickers at gas stations.

Bright yellow stickers warn drivers burning of gasoline has ‘major consequences on human health and the environment’ Cambridge, Massachusetts, has become the first US city to mandate the placing of…

27 12 2020 | 07:41

PWC: World needs to cut carbon intensity five times faster to hit the 1.5°C Paris Agreement target.

A decarbonisation rate of 11.7% per year is now required to keep warming within 1.5°C, according to new analysis from PwC. 

27 12 2020 | 07:35

Young Champions Of The Earth: Lefteris Arapakis - Fishing for plastic.

Lefteris Arapakis comes from a long line of fishers. For five generations his family has plied the bountiful waters off southern Greece, netting the same cod and red mulls that have sustained Greeks…

23 12 2020 | 09:43

Formula 1 introduces sustainable fuel and commits to being net-zero by 2030

Five years after the Paris Agreement was adopted during the COP 21, and as the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres just called on leaders worldwide to declare a State of Climate…