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Opinion Pieces Examine Global Food System Challenges, Including Waste, Access, Pricing

Opinion Pieces Examine Global Food System Challenges, Including Waste, Access, Pricing

August 12, 2018 at 11:02 am

KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION 08/08/18 The Hill: Wasted food is a factor that remains noticeably absent from the climate change discourse Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), ranking member of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee, and Michael Shank, communications director for the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network “…Globally, […]

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Where is Sustainable Development Headed?

Where is Sustainable Development Headed?

July 23, 2018 at 12:32 pm

UNCTAD 07/20/18 Where are we heading on the path to the Sustainable Development Goals? UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi and other senior officials spotlight the issues. Traditional assumptions about how to deliver development are being challenged as the world strives to implement its most wide-ranging poverty alleviation and sustainability agenda ever, […]

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Innovative Ways for Creating Inclusive Societies

Innovative Ways for Creating Inclusive Societies

May 24, 2018 at 11:10 pm

UN WEB TV 05/23/18 By United Nations Staff Panel II A second panel discussion, also chaired by Ms. Chatardová, was titled “Innovative policy approaches and technologies to foster participation of all” and was moderated by Michael Shank, Communications Director, Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance. The panellists included Hedia Belhadj, Groupe Tawhida […]

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Brandon Boosts Energy Planning Efforts

May 21, 2018 at 3:26 pm

RUTLAND HERALD 05/18/18 By Susan Smallheer BRANDON – Faced with an increasing number of solar project proposals, the town is establishing an energy committee with the goal of better directing energy projects in the future. Brandon residents interested in serving on the five-person committee, which would be a subcommittee of […]

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Building Sustainability, Climate Change Resilience of Cities

Building Sustainability, Climate Change Resilience of Cities

May 6, 2018 at 9:02 pm

RELIEF WEB 05/02/18 UN Economic and Social Council Economic and Social Council 2018 Session, 22nd & 23rd Meetings The Economic and Social Council today heard from urban development and sustainability experts including mayors and other public officials focused on building resilient cities, as it continued its 2018 integration segment. Yousef […]

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Thousand Oaks-Oxnard-Ventura Area Ranks Eighth in Nation in Sustainability Efforts

Thousand Oaks-Oxnard-Ventura Area Ranks Eighth in Nation in Sustainability Efforts

September 3, 2017 at 5:06 pm

VENTURA COUNTY STAR 08/28/17 By Mike Harris The Thousand Oaks/Oxnard/Ventura metropolitan area ranks eighth among the 100 most populous such areas in the nation in terms of progress toward sustainable development, according to a new survey by a group that works with the United Nations. The Sustainable Development Solutions Network […]

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Love in a Time of Hate

Love in a Time of Hate

May 2, 2017 at 10:20 pm

LOVE IN A TIME OF HATE 05/02/17 By Hanna Schott    The Story of André and Magda Trocmé and the Village that Said No to the Nazis Love in a Time of Hate tells the gripping tale of Magda and André Trocmé, the couple that transformed a small town in […]

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Confronting America’s Misguided Drone Program

Confronting America’s Misguided Drone Program

May 1, 2017 at 3:16 pm

THE NATIONAL INTEREST 05/01/17 By Daniel L. Davis The use of armed drone warfare by the United States has proliferated since 9/11. Advocates of the program say it is essential to American national security. These claims are far from convincing—more on that below. What gets very little examination one way […]

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Nello Yemen gli Stati Uniti intensificano i raid contro Al Qaeda

Nello Yemen gli Stati Uniti intensificano i raid contro Al Qaeda

March 16, 2017 at 9:41 am

INTERNAZIONALE 03/08/17 Gli Stati Uniti hanno rafforzato la loro campagna di bombardamenti contro Al Qaeda nella penisola araba (Aqap) per eliminare i jihadisti dallo Yemen. Da alcuni giorni le forze statunitensi hanno moltiplicato i raid aerei nel sud del paese, al confine tra le province di Shabwa, Abyan e Al […]

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Yémen : l’offensive des Etats-Unis contre les djihadistes

Yémen : l’offensive des Etats-Unis contre les djihadistes

March 16, 2017 at 9:38 am

LE MONDE 03/08/17 Par Aymeric Janier Bien décidé à extirper du Yémen le cancer djihadiste dont il souffre, Washington intensifie sa campagne de bombardements contre Al-Qaida dans la péninsule Arabique (AQPA). Depuis plusieurs jours, les forces américaines multiplient ainsi les frappes aériennes, notamment dans le sud du pays, à la […]

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