Humanity can still limit global warming to 1.5°C this century. But political action will determine whether it actually does. Conflating the two questions amounts to dangerous, misplaced punditry.
A woman who said she’s a medical worker who works directly with COVID-19 patients is stopped by police outside of the public Rebagliati Hospital in Lima, Peru, in February 2021. She complained that some people getting vaccinated don’t work directly with COVID-19 patients.
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A vaccination queue-jumping scandal in Peru has caused a massive uproar in the South American country. It could also be a wake-up call for all nations.
The Amazon rainforest meets soybean fields in Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Deforestation in Brazil recently reached a 12-year high, prompting France to cut soybean imports from the country.
Protesters against the removal of President Martin Vizcarra gather in Plaza San Martin in Lima, Peru, on Nov. 12, 2020.
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The undermining of democracy across the Americas, especially in the U.S. and Peru, has been occurring via attempts to use laws solely for political gain.
The historical city of Kumasi is undergoing significant change.
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The displacement of low-income households in favour of middle- and high-income professionals in Kumasi is a cause for concern.
“Frankly, why should any hospital purchase coal-fired energy when it produces toxic air pollution that harms health?”
Working conditions are one of the reasons why Ghanaians have protested.
Protests in Ghana are often misunderstood which is why the root causes need to identified.
The Kumasi Kejetia Market is the biggest in West Africa.
Lewis Abedi Asante
Governments should change their approach by deepening collaboration with citizens to ensure delivery of urban infrastructure
Fatou Bensouda, ICC Prosecutor, and Robert H. Jackson, two key figures in international criminal justice, from Nuremberg to The Hague.
When faced with US rejection of international criminal justice, today’s supporters of the ICC often invoke the country’s Nuremberrg leadership. However, this notion is based on a distorted image of the 1945-46 trials.
La administración de Evo Morales ha lanzado políticas contradictorias: ha reconocido los derechos de Pachamama en la constitución, pero ha permitido la extracción de hidrocarburos en áreas protegidas.
Le président Donald Trump assiste à la messe de Noël donnée à la cathédrale de Washington, décembre 2018.
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L’exception américaine en matière de liberté d’expression est aujourd’hui remise en question aux États-Unis, dans un contexte de radicalisation du discours politique sous la présidence Trump.
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An exhibition in Berlin, called “Letters of Stone”, shows that there is more to memory than words and ideas.
At least 70 people died in a bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan in August – most of them lawyers.
A new tool is tracking attacks on people for their religion, politics, caste, ethnicity, gender, class and sexual orientation.
A recently-logged ranch on the edge of the Amazon rainforest.
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Widespread adoption of a largely meat-free diet could feed the world and leave our forests intact.
A world first.
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Groundbreaking video footage could change the way we look at chimpanzees.
The basic problem facing endangered species? Too many humans.
Each new human on the planet makes extinctions more likely, yet birth control still isn’t seen as a big environmental issue.
Cupid Complaining To Venus by Lucas Cranach The Elder once belonged to Hitler.
“I’m to put a team together and do our best to protect buildings, bridges and art, before the Nazis destroy everything,” George Clooney tells Matt Damon in a dimly lit bar. The Monuments Men is one of…
Job seekers always want to show their best side, so personality testing can be complicated.
Most people have taken an online or magazine quiz promising to reveal information about their true personality, interests, or attitudes. These tests can be harmless fun. But there is a serious side to…