Archive for June 17th, 2019

17/06/2019

Climate Crisis and the 2020 U.S. Elections

Human Wrongs Watch

By John Scales Avery – TRANSCEND Media Service*

Trump and His Party Must Be Defeated

There are so many things wrong with Donald Trump that one hardly knows where to begin. He is a racist, habitual liar, tax evader, cruel cager of infants, misogynist, narcissist, bully, violator of numerous laws, both national and international, a friend of rich oligarchs and enemy of the poor, to mention only a few of his faults. He has made the United States resemble Germany, Italy or Spain in the 1930’s, when fascism was on the rise.

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Pershing Square, Los Angeles, United States | Photo by Samantha Sophia @samanthabroxton | Unsplash

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17/06/2019

There’s No Continent, No Country Not Impacted by Land Degradation

Human Wrongs Watch

ANKARA, Jun 17 2019 (IPS) – The coming decades will be crucial in shaping and implementing a transformative land agenda, according to a scientist at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) framework for Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN).

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On all continents you have the issue of land degradation, and it requires governments, land users and all different communities in a country to be part of the solution. Credit: Albert Oppong-Ansah /IPS

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17/06/2019

The Implacable Desertification of Planet Earth

Human Wrongs Watch

By Baher Kamal*

Yet another under-reported human-made disaster: the relentless desertification of Planet Earth that may make uninhabitable some regions like the Middle East, endanger food security, aggravate climate crisis, and force more and more millions of people to flee.

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Unsplash/Photo by Brad Helmink@booradley1234

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