Photo © : Guangqing Liu While most people link air pollution only to burning fossil fuels, other activities such as agriculture and biomass burning also contribute to it. The complexity of air…

Garo Batmanian |

Also available in: Arabic | French | Spanish In 2015 the world saw great momentum for climate action, culminating in a historic agreement in December to cut carbon emissions and contain global…

Andy Shuai Liu |

Credit: UN-REDD Programme/Pablo Cambronero  The countdown is now well and truly onto to the Paris climate change talks in France. A key factor in the talks will be the national plans, known as the…

Ellysar Baroudy |

本周,全球食品安全伙伴机制将在开普敦召开第三届年会。本次年会闭幕后,圣诞节假期即将到来,届时人们应会把食品安全问题抛之脑后。不安全食品给人口和整个经济造成了沉重代价,同时也被视为200多种疾病的首要致因。不过,安全食品无需是高档美食,这正是世界银行集团工作的动力所在。能够获得食品并不能保障食品安全。我们日益认识到食品安全如何对人口产生影响,尤其是对贫困人口的生活和生计的影响。…

Juergen Voegele |

Turkey’s bid to join the European Union (EU) may finally be getting “back on track, ” according to the bloc’s top official for enlargement. And while that track may still have a number of hurdles…

Donald F. Larson, Miles McKenna |

تعْقِد الشراكة العالمية من أجل سلامة الغذاء (GFSP) هذا الأسبوع اجتماعها السنوي الثالث (e) في كيب تاون، قبيل موسم العطلات الذي لا تشغل فيه قضايا سلامة الغذاء أذهان كل شخص. ولكنها قضايا ينبغي أن…

Juergen Voegele |

Cette semaine, le Partenariat mondial pour la sécurité sanitaire des aliments tient sa troisième assemblée annuelle (a) au Cap (Afrique du Sud). Cette manifestation, qui se déroule juste avant les…

Juergen Voegele |

Esta semana, la Asociación Mundial por la Seguridad Alimentaria  (i) va a tener su tercera reunión anual en Ciudad del Cabo, justo antes de la temporada de vacaciones, cuando el tema de la…

Juergen Voegele |

This week, the Global Food Safety Partnership will hold its third annual meeting in Cape Town, just ahead of the holiday season when food safety issues are not on everyone’s minds. They should be…

Juergen Voegele |

Authors Sameer Akbar | Gary Kleiman ​When President Barack Obama announced that the United States would cut CO2 emissions from its coal power plants by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, he…

Sameer Akbar |