Food prices to remain high? How climate change, war are biting us badly

Food prices around the world, including in India, skyrocketed this year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has a detrimental impact on key exports of wheat and fertiliser from those countries. At the same time, droughts, floods and heat fuelled by climate change have affected…

How do thousands prepare for a Climate summit? with difficulty

In a few weeks, an estimated 20,000 ministers, activists and executives from nearly every country in the world are set to descend on Glasgow, Scotland, for a summit to hammer out how to make progress on climate change. And yet, the Marshall Islands chief negotiator still doesn’t know how many people from her country…

The EU’s four persistent problems still dogging the bloc

The findings of a recent Eurobarometer survey, commissioned by the European Union itself, are clear: Citizens in the bloc believe that the main issues it should be addressing are climate change, the COVID pandemic, health care, the economic situation and social inequality. These are thus the themes that European…

‘Mega-Drought’ In Andes From Climate Change Leaves Some Peaks Snowless

Buenos Aires:  The Andes Mountain range, which draws skiers to South America, is facing historically low snowfall this year during a decade-long drought that scientists link to global warming. Scant rain and snowfall are leaving many of the majestic mountains between Ecuador and Argentina with patchy snow cover or…