Archive for January 2nd, 2016

02/01/2016

Poor 2016, So Many Handicaps 

Human Wrongs Watch

By Roberto Savio*

San Salvador, Bahamas, 2 January 2016At this time, we all wish “ a very good year”. While the wish is always a positive thing, we should also realize that we cannot expect too much from the new born year. It is loaded by so  many handicaps, that we  should have lot of sympathy for it…

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Source: Greenpeace

It is part of a negative circle that started with the financial crisis of 2008, and that will probably conclude in 2017, a cathartic year in which   elections in several key countries and other crucial appointments could open a new cycle.

Unless a  republican victory in the American Elections will anticipate a global crisis of governance faster…

Here is a list of the major handicaps for 2016, which is of course a personal view: but supported  by many data…

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02/01/2016

Water, Water Everywhere but Too Much or Too Little

Human Wrongs Watch

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ROME, 1 January 2016 (IPS) – “Water is at the core of the Lima-Paris Action Agenda (LPAA), but it is true that for a long time water and oceans issues have been marginalized in climate conferences, considering that 90 per cent of natural catastrophes are linked to water and 40 per cent of global population will face water scarcity from now to 2050,” stated Marie-Ségolène Royal, French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, during the press conference at the launch of the #ClimateIsWater initiative at COP21. 

Water is at the core of Sustainable Development and it is crucial in Climate Change adaptation and mitigation strategies. Credit: Amantha Perera/IPSCredit: Amantha Perera/IPS

 

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