New report highlights importance of U.S. organic food production

New report highlights importance of U.S. organic food production

WNN – WorldFOOD (WNN) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Outlining the problems of today’s industrialization of food compared to our organic food supply, a new report released by the Center for Food Safety – Cool Food Campaign, outlines the true impacts of global climate on food security and agricultural resilience. In the United States climate, […]

World Meteorological experts say global warming records indicate climate change

World Meteorological experts say global warming records indicate climate change

Selah Hennessy – WNN Earth Watch (WNN/VOA) London, U.K., WESTERN EUROPE: The world experienced unprecedented climate extremes during the first decade of this century, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization. Global bodies are gearing up to help nations cope with changing climate conditions. The report, published Wednesday, analyzed global and regional […]

Climate change indicators are forcing us to care for ‘earth in the balance’

Climate change indicators are forcing us to care for ‘earth in the balance’

Maria Lewytzkyj-Milligan with Veronica “Roni” Jacobi – WNN Earth Watch (WNN) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: According to an April report from the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, sixty-two percent of Americans now say they believe that global warming is happening and only 16 percent say it is not. Recently on June 5, 2013, U.S. Agriculture Secretary […]

OP-ED: Women and Girls at Heart of the Blue Revolution

OP-ED: Women and Girls at Heart of the Blue Revolution

Lakshmi Puri – IPS – Friday, 14 September 2012 (originally published 11 Sept) UNITED NATIONS, Sep 11 2012 (IPS) – World Water Week recently concluded in Stockholm with a special emphasis on the linkages between water and food security. From the worst drought in 56 years in the United States Midwest, to the Karnataka’s drought […]

Adequate funding for women suffering under climate change falls short

Adequate funding for women suffering under climate change falls short

Rebekah Curtis – WNN Breaking (WNN/TLW) ISTANBUL, Turkey: People funding initiatives to tackle climate change effects would channel money towards the worst-affected people, right? And towards those who play key roles in mitigating the effects of climate change? It certainly sounds logical. But in reality, many donors aiming to help communities to weather climate change often […]