Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Newsletter
Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

Climate & Environment

Turkey wildfires

Turkish President Erdogan declared regions impacted by wildfires as “disaster areas”.

Published on: 1 August, 2021

Dramatic change in Madhumati River salt levels

Bangladesh and has seen a dramatic change in its salt levels in recent years.

Published on: 13 June, 2021

Can governments give up using fossil fuels to save the climate?

The world’s leading energy agency warned global carbon dioxide emissions are expected to rise at their second-fastest pace ever this year. Among them is a ..

Published on: 20 May, 2021

Reykjavik Arctic States Meeting

US Secretary of State Blinken and Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov will both attend the talks and are expected to meet on the sidelines.  

Published on: 19 May, 2021

2021 Global Report on Food Crises

The report shows that the number of people facing acute food insecurity increased in 2020 and is set to rise further in 2021. Conflict is ..

Published on: 5 May, 2021

Iraq’s environment

Every year millions of pilgrims visit Iraq’s holy sites. Most people use plastic bottles and disposable cutlery resulting in millions of pieces of plastic headed ..

Published on: 25 April, 2021

Global Earth Day

The European Union has pledged at least a 55 percent cut compared to 1990 levels, while the UK promised 68 percent.  Biden has pledged to ..

Published on: 22 April, 2021

Combating global warming

Oceans absorb nearly 93 percent of the carbon dioxide released by human activities since 1970.

Published on: 20 April, 2021

US/China/Climate

China’s special climate envoy, Xie Zhenhua, will meet with Kerry in Shanghai and the two will exchange views on COP 26.

Published on: 15 April, 2021

Fukushima water

Concerns remain among Japan’s fisheries industry and consumers as well as neighboring countries such as South Korea and China.

Published on: 13 April, 2021