Tagged: Water

NEWS: World’s Most Extensive Humanitarian Crisis

The world’s most extensive humanitarian crisis since 1945 is currently playing out in the four countries that surround Lake Chad: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. Multiple stressors converge in the region, interacting, reenforcing one another and thus creating a perfect storm of climate-fragility risks, deprivation and social and health harms. Unemployment, Violent insurgencies, Poverty, Depleting resources, Climate change. The international community must act, in order to save lives and secure livelihoods…

BLOG: If You Could Save The Planet, Would You?

Human kind is depleting the resources of the earth. But saving our planet is not (just) about different energy sources, less traffic and more energy efficiency. Saving the planet is about what you and I choose to put into our mouths…

BLOG: Drinking Water Or Using Alcohol?

Alcohol has a terrible water footprint, and so its production causes ground water to dry up and increases water and food insecurities in communities around the world. But Big Alcohol keeps pushing and uses sponsorship of media outlets to distort those facts and buy a positive image…