Between pasture and cropland used to feed livestock, 41% of the land in the U.S.A is used for animal agriculture. In contrast, about 5% of the land is used to feed humans. Sound ridiculous? That’s because it is.
AYLI COP24 team during the Training Weekend in Auckland
“Cool! What does that actually mean?”
Education is one of the most powerful tools that we have to tackle climate change, argued Irina Bovoka, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), when she spoke at COP22 in Marrakech earlier this week.
Attending the Habitat III negotiations is such an amazing opportunity on so many levels. This is a once in 20-year chance to be at the table that decides the New Urban Agenda for the world. It's your chance to see - and maybe even influence - whether our generation's uncertain future is set in the right direction.
Applications are now open for our Semester 2 delegation to the Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador.
As inside jokes from COP21 begin to grow old and climate change negotiation enthusiasts return to normal sleep cycles the inevitable question of "what next?" has begun to take centre stage. Here are a few things to watch out for in 2016 across the three broad areas of the intergovernmental process, climate action, and the civil society movement.
This is Esau Sinnok & Itinterunga Rae Bainteiti from the island's of Shishmaref in the Arctic and Kiribati in the Pacific. They live at different latitudes and very different temperatures, but they share a similar community based lifestyle.