Global warming is known to be a major accelerating factor in climate change. The United Nations, it’s Member States, NGOs, and business partners are monitoring, establishing goals, and taking action to control and mitigate the effects of global warming and climate change. The effects of climate change are increasingly visible in the size and habitability of world regions, and subsequently the lives, livelihoods, and security of diverse cultures of people. Current projections in the growth of climate refugees, famine, and other insecurity resulting from human-induced climate change is staggering.
Below are some of our most popular news, articles, and podcasts related to global warming and climate change, and their effect on Earth and the life and livelihood of its diverse populations. Click to see a list of other popular global topics.
Key Findings From The Latest United Nations Scientific Report On Climate Change Listen to experts discussing, in April 2022, key findings from the United Nations, as reported by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Click here to listen to the podcast.
The Promise And Perils Of “Solar Radiation Modification” To Mitigate Climate Change Listen to experts discussing, in March 2022, the pros and cons of Solar Radiation Modification (SRM), and scenarios in which it could be required to prevent exceeding the global warming maximum. Click here to listen to the podcast.
Better Know Enset, The Banana-Like “Wonder Crop” That Can Fight Food Insecurity Listen to experts discussing enset, in May 2022, a “wonder crop” that’s climate-tolerant, and how this banana-like starch plant could help solve food insecurity in many regions of the world. Click here to listen to the podcast.
How Climate Change Threatens Maternal And Fetal Health Read findings, published in November 2021, concerning climate change’s potential effects on maternal and fetal health. This information came out of the UN climate conference “COP26.” Click here to read the article.
Was COP26 A Success Listen to experts discussing, in November 2021, the United Nations Climate Science Conference, COP26. Learn the significance of outcomes and governmental warnings published in the agreement document. Click here to listen to the podcast.
Madagascar Is Experiencing The World’s First Climate Change Induced Famine Listen to experts discussing, in September 2021, the world’s first, non-war, climate-change induced famine, and the effects of successive droughts on food production in Madagascar. Click here to listen to the podcast.
Climate Induced Migration Is Poised To Sharply Increase. Does Climate Migration Pose A Security Threat Listen to experts discussing, in June 2021, how climate change is driving migration growth, and how it could pose an increased security threat to people and governments. Click here to listen to the podcast.
What Is The Link Between Climate Change And Migration In Latin America Listen to experts discussing, in October 2021, the linkage between climate change, climate induced migration, and agricultural trends that are increasing security concerns within Latin America. Click here to listen the podcast.
What To Expect At COP26: The Biggest UN Climate Conference Since The Paris Agreement Listen to experts discussing, in October 2021, the UN Climate Conference, Nationally Determined Contribution Plans (NDCPs), and the geopolitics of climate-change financing. Click here to listen to the podcast.
Live From UNGA – Day 4: Food Systems Summit, Security Council Meets On Climate-Security Listen to experts discussing, in September 2021, Day 4 of the UN General Assemblies’ annual Food Systems Summit and the unexpected Security Council Special Meeting, called to discuss climate security. Click here to listen to the podcast.
Better Know The Climate Investment Funds Listen to experts discussing, in August 2021, that 70% of future energy production will come from developing economies, and the need for Climate Investment Funds to fund a shift to clean energy solutions. Click here to listen to the podcast.
Somalia is on the Brink of Famine Listen to experts discussing, in September 2022, the UN’s continued warnings about an impending famine in Somalia. Learn how multiple factors, including Covid-19 based shortages, sustained drought, local conflict, and severe poverty have created an overwhelming wave of IDPs, malnutrition, and death. Click here to listen to the podcast.
How The Inflation Reduction Act In The United States Will Impact International Climate Diplomacy Listen to experts discussing, in September 2022, President Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act’s historic contribution to decarbonization and its impact on climate diplomacy. Learn about the act’s provisioning of State and Federal clean energy initiatives, as well as its testimonial to US leadership credibility at the COP27 Climate Summit. Click here to listen to the podcast.
What Will Drive The Agenda At COP27? Listen to experts discussing, in November 2022, the key issues, debates, and expected outcomes driving the agenda of the United Nations’ 27th international climate conference in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. Learn why this year’s conference is both an Implementation COP and an African COP. Learn why irreversible climate-related “damage and loss” may dominate the debate. Also see SDG13 (Climate action). Click here to listen to the podcast.
A Major UN Biodiversity Conference Seeks New Goals to Save Nature Listen to experts discussing, in December 2022, the UN Biodiversity Conference, COP15, and the need for a global action plan to preserve nature and biodiversity. Learn about the linkage between climate (SDG13) and biodiversity the need to integrate indigenous people into the plan, and the proposed conservation target of 30% of land (SDG15) and 30% of marine habitats (SDG14) by 2030. Click here to listen to the podcast.
The Top Global Crises To Expect In 2023 | David Miliband Listen to experts discussing, in December 2022, the International Rescue Committee’s global crises watchlist for 2023. Learn about the methodology of creating a crisis watchlist, the top crises of concern, existing humanitarian solutions, and where humanitarian needs are expected to be most acute, (SDG3). Click here to listen to the podcast.
What Kind Of Energy Should Fuel Household Cooking Appliances Around The World? Listen to experts discussing, in March 2023, the linkage between dirty burning cooking fuels and excessive disease and climate change in the developing world. Learn how a transition to clean gas and electricity, in cooking appliances, could significantly combat smoke-related disease, death, and climate change. Click here to listen to the podcast.