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Even Rocks Harvest Water in Brazil’s Semi-Arid Northeast

Beans are left to dry in the sun on Pedrina Pereira’s small farm. In the background, a tank collects rainwater for drinking and cooking, from the rooftop. It is part of a programme of the organisation Articulation in Brazil’s Semi Arid Region (ASA), ...

“The Sustainable Bioeconomy, a Path Towards Post-Extractivism”

Pakistan and the World Need Inclusive Conflict Prevention

Baloch fighters at a location in Pakistan. Credit: Karlos Zurutuza/IPS. By Quratulain FatimaISLAMABAD, Jul 20 2018 (IPS) Last week, 200 people were injured and 131 died in a suicide bombing in Mastung, Baluchistan. This attack was second most deadly ...

Balancing Trade Wars

Sunita Narain* is Director-General of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) & Editor of Down to Earth magazine By Sunita NarainNEW DELHI, Jul 20 2018 (IPS) A global trade war has broken out. The United States fired the first salvo and there ...

Dubai invests AED500 million in energy efficiency

By WAMDUBAI, Jul 19 2018 (WAM) The Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau, RSB, for electricity and water in Dubai has revealed that Dubai’s cumulative investments in the energy efficiency market increased to AED500 million in 2017. According to RSB’s ...

Chinese President arrives in UAE

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – July 19, 2018: HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Defence (3rd R), and HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ...

Support of Influential World Leaders Not Enough to End Rohingya Crisis

Over a million Rohingya refugees are now cramped in hilly terrains of Ukhiya in southeastern regions of Cox’s Bazar along Bangladesh border with Myanmar. Credit: ASM Suza Uddin/IPS By Naimul HaqDHAKA, Jul 19 2018 (IPS) Despite having the strong support ...

India Fast Becoming a Pillar of Global Growth & Stability

Hardeep S. Puri, India’s Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs, in his address to the UN’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development By Hardeep S. PuriUNITED NATIONS, Jul 19 2018 (IPS) It is with great pleasure and pride ...

Blockchain can solve third world problems but who will bell the cat?

By Ehtesham ShahidJul 19 2018 (Al Arabiya) “Is blockchain made of gold”? My wife’s rather amusing question during a random research turned out to be more than just comic intervention. It raised a pertinent point though. Wouldn’t it be good if ...

How Prison Conditions Fuel the Tuberculosis Epidemic

Inmates at the National Penitentiary in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Credit: David Bryden By David BrydenWASHINGTON DC, Jul 19 2018 (IPS) Dozens of grown men peered from behind the barred doorway of a crammed window-less prison cell, eyes pleading desperately ...
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