03 May '16, 1pm

Climate Change Could Make Parts of Middle East and North Africa 'Uninhabitable'

Climate Change Could Make Parts of Middle East and North Africa 'Uninhabitable'

by the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and the Cyprus Institute confirmed a similar study from the World Bank, which also forecast a dramatic temperature increase in the region. Already, the number of extremely hot days has doubled since 1970 and could increase five fold by 2050. The region is home to more than 500 million people who will be affected by the change.

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2016/05/03/climate-change-uninhabitable/

Tweets

5 years after #ArabSpring - #corruption in Midd...

transparency.org 03 May '16, 7am

In this latest Middle East and North Africa edition of the Global Corruption Barometer we find that 50 million adults in t...

Nearly 1 in 3 paid a bribe in Middle East and N...

transparency.org 03 May '16, 5am

3 May 2016 · Transparency International Secretariat Translations: AR Nearly 1 in 3 paid a bribe in Middle East and North A...

50 million people in the Middle East and North Africa paid bribes last year - Transparency International:

50 million people in the Middle East and North ...

transparency.org 03 May '16, 5am

50 million people in the Middle East and North Africa paid bribes last year When Kamal from Morocco urgently needed to get...

Despite Low Oil Prices, Solar Power is Booming in the Middle East

Despite Low Oil Prices, Solar Power is Booming ...

triplepundit.com 03 May '16, 9am

Never mind the social strife and political stability that has long been widespread across the Middle East. Many countries ...

Inaction on Climate Change Leaves Millions of Pensions at Risk Worldwide

Inaction on Climate Change Leaves Millions of P...

triplepundit.com 02 May '16, 10am

The headquarters of CALPERS, one pension fund with a AAA rating from the AODP. More institutional funds across the globe a...

Future President Trump has some thoughts on cli...

grist.org 04 May '16, 2am

Senator Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race on Tuesday, making it almost certain that Donald Trump will win the ...

Army official on climate change effects on Army training and missions

Army official on climate change effects on Army...

army.mil 28 Apr '16, 1pm

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, April 27, 2016) -- For the Big Green Machine -- America's Army -- climate change, efforts t...

Corruption is Destroying the Social Fabric of the Middle East and North Africa

Corruption is Destroying the Social Fabric of t...

triplepundit.com 06 May '16, 10am

In the bustling Hamra district of Beirut, doing business can make one feel as if he or she is in Caracas, the capital of V...

Why forests will make or break the climate fight

eco-business.com 03 May '16, 4am

This year’s Earth Day was a momentous one, marked by the signing of the Paris Agreement, which aims to confine global temp...

How climate change will impact the global middl...

greenbiz.com 09 May '16, 9am

You don’t meet chief economists every day, which used to be a source of comfort to me. The first I met was an elderly, dap...

We're over being bummed about climate change and ready for solutions.

We're over being bummed about climate change an...

climate.nasa.gov 30 Apr '16, 2am

If you’re anything like me, sometimes you feel a bit pessimistic. You can get caught in a bubble of icky vibes that bring ...

Mongolia makes the most of the middle position

Mongolia makes the most of the middle position

eastasiaforum.org 30 Apr '16, 12am

Author: Anthony Rinna, Sino-NK On 14 April 2016 the foreign ministers of Mongolia and Russia signed what they termed a Med...

Here's how Marines are using 3-D printing to ma...

marinecorpstimes.com 30 Apr '16, 12pm

Here's how Marines are using 3-D printing to make their own parts West Coast Marines are tapping into 3-D printing technol...

This iconic desert tree is in danger because of climate change

This iconic desert tree is in danger because of...

inhabitat.com 30 Apr '16, 9pm

Evidence of the devastating effects of climate change is surfacing every day, and recent research highlights a new casualt...

Large parts of Great Barrier Reef could be dead...

straitstimes.com 29 Apr '16, 4am

SYDNEY (AFP) - Large parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef could be dead within 20 years as climate change drives mass c...