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Central Sahel: Ground Zero in Tackling Climate Change Through Education

Published June 16, 2021, 10:07 a.m. by rssfeed

Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait

Soil for Survival: Countries Commit to Halt Land Degradation

Published June 16, 2021, 8:32 a.m. by rssfeed

Jun. 17 is World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. Amid reports that half of the earth’s agricultural land is degraded, countries are reporting on progress to revive arable land …

Betting on Green Hydrogen in Chile, a Road Fraught with Obstacles

Published June 15, 2021, 2:50 p.m. by rssfeed

Chile is in a privileged position in the world to produce green hydrogen and boost the development of the new fuel thanks to the country’s optimal conditions for generating solar …

The Marginalisation of Africa

Published June 15, 2021, 7:05 a.m. by rssfeed

Is Africa marginalised in contemporary economics and politics, and in contemporary economic and political research? Impressions gathered over the years and a bit of evidence (much more could be assembled) …

World’s Nuclear Arms on High Operational Alert — & Ready to Strike

Published June 15, 2021, 6:22 a.m. by rssfeed

On the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons last September, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres underscored the need to “reverse course and return to a common path to …

Powerful States Push Tax Race to the Bottom

Published June 15, 2021, 5:59 a.m. by rssfeed

Last week, the largest rich countries, home to most major transnational corporations (TNCs), agreed to a global minimum corporate income tax (GMCIT) rate. But the low rate proposed and other …

Britain Must Fix It’s Anti-Muslim Sentiment Problem

Published June 14, 2021, 5:27 p.m. by rssfeed

In 2015, When Rabina Khan was running as an independent candidate in the Tower Hamlets’ mayoral elections in London, a male voter asked her what colour her hair was under …

Charcoal Production Risks Future of Zimbabwe’s Native Forests

Published June 14, 2021, 3:14 p.m. by rssfeed

Once a week a tonnage of fresh charcoal is dropped off at Sibangani Tshobe’s rugged, pit-stop stall by a hired, battered old Bedford lorry. Small, makeshift trolleys — nicknamed Scania’s …

Letter from Rome – Italy at the Crossroads

Published June 14, 2021, 2:52 p.m. by rssfeed

Italy, as other countries, has been struggling to balance the health and economic challenges posed by COVID-19. Controlling the spread of the virus implied restrictions on economic activity, on school …

World Day Against Child Labour

Published June 14, 2021, 1:02 p.m. by rssfeed

The facts:- The progress to end child labour has stalled for the first time in 20 years, reversing the previous downward trend that saw child labour fall by 94 million …