Tag: International

  • ANOTHER UNENVIABLE ANNUAL RECORD FOR GLOBAL GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

    ANOTHER UNENVIABLE ANNUAL RECORD FOR GLOBAL GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

    by Alison Kentish Inter Press Service As the international community gathers for COP26 widely considered the most important climate  conference since the 2015  gathering which resulted in  the Paris Climate Agreement,  the World Meteorological  Organization (WMO) is  reporting that despite global  hits in trade and travel by the  COVID-19 pandemic, the  concentration of greenhouse  gases in […]

  • Left Behind: Families of Refugees Wait in Limbo

    Left Behind: Families of Refugees Wait in Limbo

    Wahid Haider talks about his son’s departure to Italy almost seven years ago without regret or hesitation. Haider has not seen Nayeem, now 30 years old, since he left Nankar in search of better economic prospects, travelling through Romania, where he spent several months, before entering Italy. Wahid, a former chair of a Union Parishad […]

  • They Build with Bottles

    By: Angel JulajujPrensa Libre San Marcos Atitlán, Guatemala Recyclable, half-liter plastic bottles, filled with used snack wrappers, are used locally to build walls and houses here. The idea was put into practice after the passage of Hurricane Stan, which left this area as one of the most punished in its wake. Much of the aid […]