Sunday, April 21, 2019

Where Have All the Safe Havens Gone?

With equities slumping, exchange-rate volatility increasing, and political risks intensifying, financial markets around the world have hit a rough patch. During times like these,...

AI for Human Development

The excitement surrounding artificial intelligence nowadays reflects not only how AI applications could transform businesses and economies, but also the hope that they can...

Climate Change Action Cannot Ignore Social Issues

Despite a series of troubling new reports and studies, the world has yet to respond adequately to the threat posed by global warming. One...

Stop losing the fight against Malaria

When it comes to fighting infectious diseases, progress cannot be gauged by the availability of resources; the most important metric is the number of...

Turning Brexit Into a Celebration of Democracy

Discontent without end looms over Britain. Leavers and Remainers are equally despondent. Her Majesty’s Government and the Labour opposition are equally divided. The United...

New Frontiers for Waste Management

The world is mired in a serious, if underreported, crisis. Every year, humans generate about two billion tons of household waste, and much more...

Lethal consequences of misclassifying Dolphins

The annual dolphin hunt in the Japanese town of Taiji began in September. By next March, despite global condemnation and mounting criticism from Japan’s...

The World Has Failed Children in Conflict Zones

This Human Rights Day (December 10) marks the 70th anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights....

Kuwait among countries that stop adoption of scientific report at COP24

Adding to the ludicrousness of people who deny climate-change, was the decision by four countries — United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait —...

World urged to tackle ‘urgent threats’ as UN climate talks begin

Delegates from around the world have kicked off two weeks of United Nations talks in Poland on tackling climate change, three years after the landmark 2015 Paris deal...

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