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A Life of Heat 'Near Unlivable' for More Than 3 Billion People in Just Decades, Climate Report Warns
"Clearly we will need a global approach to safeguard our children against the potentially enormous social tensions the projected change could invoke."
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Waste pickers oppose policies that exclude them from their source of livelihood: recyclable waste. (Photo: Global Alliance of Waste Pickers) Views
The World’s Waste-Pickers Under Threat
New waste management policies undermine the informal recycling sector in the Global South.
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The price was even higher for Iraqis the second time around, with a 2015 study concluding at least 1.2 million, and possibly more than 2 million, civilians and combatants in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan have died in the ongoing US-led war on terrorism, now in its 19th year. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Blood On Whose Hands?
In survey after international survey, the United States is perennially voted the world’s greatest threat to peace in most of the world’s nations.
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Indonesian children wade in their flooded neighborhood News
Flooding From What Officials Called 'Not Ordinary Rain' Kills Dozens and Displaces Thousands in Jakarta
Greenpeace Indonesia demanded climate action "in accordance with the advice of world scientists," warning that "otherwise disasters like this will only become more frequent and worse."
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U.S. President Donald Trump takes part in a welcoming ceremony with China's President Xi Jinping on November 9, 2017 in Beijing, China. Trump is on a 10-day trip to Asia. (Photo: Thomas Peter-Pool/Getty Images) Views
The Uncertain and Dangerous Interregnum: World Peace and the Post-Cold War Era
On geostrategic dynamics and a vision for Eurasian common security diplomacy
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By 2025, two-thirds of the world’s population could be under “water stress” conditions, setting the groundwork for conflict and wars. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
The World Needs a Water Treaty
The world has enough water for 7 billion people, but not if countries waste, hoard, or weaponize it
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'Biggest Animal Disease Outbreak We've Ever Had on the Planet': Swine Fever Spreads Like Wildfire Across Asia
"We have no way to stop it from spreading."
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People living along the ceasefire line dividing Kashmir into India and Pakistan-administered portions have continually been at risk due to hostility between the armies of the two nuclear rivals.  (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)(Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images) Views
India, Pakistan, and a Planet in Peril
South Asia’s nuclear-armed neighbors pull back from the abyss...barely
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'The Climate Crisis You Haven't Heard of': Even if Carbon Emissions Fall, a Third of Himalayan Ice to Melt by 2100
"Global warming is on track to transform the frigid, glacier-covered mountain peaks of the HKH cutting across eight countries to bare rocks in a little less than a century."
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Fueled by Floods, Storms, and Drought Made Worse by Climate Crisis, Global Hunger Levels Rise for Third Straight Year
"The inescapable fact is that climate change is now leaving people around the world without enough to eat."
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