Sustainable Development Goals
We Need To Make Climate Change Part Of The Curriculum If We Are To Prevent The 'Collapse Of Civilisation'
While these stark warnings are terrifying, they are well informed and reiterate the need for a concerted, global effort to establish more sustainable ways of living.
Whether the SNP is bold enough to go further into the political hot potato of carbon taxing remains unclear. Time is of the essence and she was right to point out that countries should not be making impressive targets for the next two decades - but rather requires urgent action in the next two years. Nicola has raised the bar for the UK, and it will be interesting to see if Teresa May can meet her there with some ambitious policies of her own.
Putting Agricultural Research On The Agenda Is The Only Way Of Creating A Sustainable Planet: A Plea To The COP23 Committee
We are a civilization thanks to agriculture, and it is agriculture that will drive us out of the sad times in which our civilization finds itself today. In 1970, the Nobel Foundation awarded the Peace Prize to Dr Norman Borlaug, a pioneer wheat breeder who is considered to have saved over one billion lives thanks to his research vision.
The World Economic Forum recently published its Global Gender Gap Report 2017 and the data is not encouraging. Over the course
When people are motivated and driven, progress can be made at lightning speed. Forty-three years ago, Martin Cooper made
World Food Day, celebrated annually in over 150 countries, aims to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and to raise the awareness of the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all. This day provides me the perfect opportunity - as President of Foods at Unilever - to share how we are showing our support this year through our brands, our chefs and our partnerships.
That blunt email response sparked my accidental activism on this topic. But I'd love for a day to come when it's no longer necessary; when policymakers taking decisions which will impact the next generation ask for our input by default, and take our contributions seriously. So many of us are raring for the chance to see our ideas translated into real, tangible policies. Give us a seat at the table, and we'll show you what we're made of.
In the area of technology and data-powered solutions, the space that receives the most hype, Brookings argues that many approaches are simply not innovative enough. It finds that tech is mostly being used to augment or substitute existing approaches, and concludes that just 1 in 5 technology-based innovations can considered to be genuinely transformative.
If ever an industry has been misunderstood, it is gaming. The stereotypical gamer is a teenage boy playing violent games in his bedroom. But the reality could not be further from the truth. The community is close knit, supportive and keenly socially conscious.
As children, we are told to 'dream big'. We are told that hard work gets you to the top and that by doing so, you can lead