Climate Change Crisis Nonacceptance — Global Issues

The nonacceptance of the climate change crisis persists despite its increasingly visible worldwide consequences. Credit: Manipadma Jena/IPS Opinion by Joseph Chamie (portland, usa) Monday, September 19, 2022 Inter Press Service PORTLAND, USA, Sep 19 (IPS) – Many people around the world, especially those among the political far-right, do not accept the…

Mexico’s Electric Mobility, Stuck in Fossil Fuel Traffic — Global Issues

The Mexico City government is increasing the number of electric buses in its fleet, such as the trolleybuses pictured here on a street in the south of the capital. But their energy source is still fossil fuels and the deployment of electric cars remains slow in the country. CREDIT: Emilio…

Reimagining Urban Agriculture With Vertical Farming — Global Issues

Vertical farm in Finland. Credit: Creative Commons. Opinion by Esther Ngumbi (urbana, illinois, usa) Friday, September 16, 2022 Inter Press Service URBANA, Illinois, USA, Sep 16 (IPS) – Cities across the world including New Jersey and  California, a State that is home to a multi-billion dollar agricultural industry, have continued to…

Remedy in Sight to Subdue an Invasive Poisonous Enemy in Kenyas Drylands — Global Issues

Hannah Sakamo’s dead goat is surrounded by Prosopis juliflora plants. The invasive species is a threat to rural livelihoods. Photo: Joyce Chimbi/IPS by Joyce Chimbi (nairobi) Friday, September 16, 2022 Inter Press Service Nairobi, Sep 16 (IPS) – Hannah Sakamo is worried. She is about to lose yet another goat in…

Great Wind and Solar Potential Boosts Green Hydrogen in Northern Brazil — Global Issues

View of the port of Pecém, in the state of Ceará in northeastern Brazil, with its container yard and the bridge leading to the docks where the ships dock, in the background. Minerals, oil and gas, steel, cement and wind blades are some of the products imported or exported through…

Pakistan Flooding Shows ‘Adapting’ to Climate Change Can Be a Dangerous Illusion — Global Issues

A flooded village in Matiari, in the Sindh province of Pakistan. Credit: UNICEF/Asad Zaidi Opinion by Philippe Benoit (paris) Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Inter Press Service PARIS, Sep 14 (IPS) – One third of Pakistan is now under water. The scope of the destruction is difficult to fathom, not just the…

What Must COP27 Deliver? — Global Issues

A father and son remove their belongings from their flood-damaged home in Taluka, Pakistan. Credit: Research and Development Foundation (RDF) Opinion by Felix Dodds, Chris Spence (new york) Tuesday, September 13, 2022 Inter Press Service With less than two months remaining before the next climate summit—COP27—begins in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Felix…

Optimism Prevails Despite Uncertainty Over Revolution to Build Africas Food Systems — Global Issues

Leonida Odongo, an activist from Kenya’s Haki Nawiri Africa, and Global Development and Environment Institute fellow Dr Timothy Wise agree that Africa’s food systems revolution should not be based on costly imports. Credit: Aimable Twahirwa/IPS by Aimable Twahirwa (kigali) Monday, September 12, 2022 Inter Press Service Kigali, Sep 12 (IPS) –…