Climate Summit Kicks Off, Caught Between Realism and Hope

MADRID, Dec 03 (IPS) – Tens of thousands of delegates from state parties began working Monday…

Green Economy "Not to be Feared, But an Opportunity to be Embraced" Says UN Chief as COP25 Gets Underway

MADRID, Dec 02 (IPS) – A green economy is “not one to be feared but an…

Under Pressure. Can COP25 Deliver?

ROME, Dec 02 (IPS) – Mass public pressure backed by the weight of scientific reports is…

Biofortified Food, a Business Boost for Smallholder Farmers

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Dec 02 (IPS) – A start-up in Zimbabwe is producing high nutrition foods using…

Africa’s Civil Society Calls for Action as COP25 Kicks off in Madrid

MADRID, Dec 02 (IPS) – During the 25th round of climate change negotiations starting today in…

Community Efforts are Key When Addressing HIV/AIDS

ABUJA, Nov 30 (IPS) – Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor is a medical doctor, the CEO of EpiAFRIC,…

Cabo Verde’s Morna for UNESCO list, Belgium’s Carnival of Aalst to Go?

PARIS, Nov 29 (IPS) – Morna, the haunting, traditional music of Cabo Verde, is slated to…

Water Is Worth More than Milk in Extrema, Brazil

EXTREMA, Brazil, Nov 29 (IPS) – “They called me crazy” for fencing in the area where…

Nuclear False Warnings & the Risk of Catastrophe

WASHINGTON DC, Nov 29 (IPS) – Forty years ago, on Nov. 9, the U.S. Defense Department…

COP25: UN Climate Change Conference, 5 Things You Need to Know

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 29 (IPS) – Climate change is happening—the world is already 1.1°C warmer than…