Tag Archives: climate change

Seaweed in Diet Can Reduce Cows Contribution to Climate Change

About 70% of agricultural methane comes from enteric fermentation – chemical reactions in the stomachs of cows and other grazing animals as they break down plants.

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Climate Change Adds to Woes of Lentil Farmers in Nepal

Once the world's leading lentil producer, Nepal is now having to import them as farmers struggle with low productivity and warmer, wetter weather. This could have serious implications in a country where lentils provide an important source of protein, especially for poor families.

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How Biden and Kerry Could Rebuild America’s Global Climate Leadership

Strengthening cooperation and partnerships with like-minded countries will be critical to bring about a transition to cleaner energy as well as sustainability in agriculture, forestry, water and other sectors of the global economy.

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Biden’s Climate Change Plans Can Quickly Raise the Bar

Aligning the possible and the transformational is the challenging work of politics, and this is where Biden’s 47 years in Washington and reputation for working across the aisle are invaluable.

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Land Clearing and Farming Contribute a Third of the World’s Greenhouse Gases

Given the mounting impacts of climate change on food security and land condition, there is no time to lose.

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Saving Water in Pakistan and India by Feeding Thirsty Crops with Drops

How India and Pakistan can reduce wastage of water in the age of climate change and water scarcity. The two countries can conserve water and increase productivity which can lessen stress on their shared and contested water resources.

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Why Defense Department is Worried About Climate Change?

Climate change should be front and center in U.S. national security debates. Cutting Pentagon greenhouse gas emissions will help save lives in the United States, and could diminish the risk of climate conflict.

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An Unexpected Triumph of Multilateralism

All the odds were against Katowice. But participants snatched partial victory from the jaws of total defeat.

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The Effects of Natural Disasters on the Economy

From fuel costs to inflation, natural disasters pose a threat to the United States economy. Fortunately, activism promises a solution.

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Climate Change and Poverty in Africa

To withstand the inevitable natural disasters climate change will bring, better disaster risk management must start now.

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