This essay is dedicated to the United Nations’ Environment Day and Sustainable Development Goal 13. #EnvironmentDay #5June
“The world must act effectively and boldly to curb emissions and implement the Paris Agreement while simultaneously preparing for the reality of an ice-free Arctic.” by Sude ÇAPOĞLU
Philippe Cousteau Jr. once said, “The world cannot live without the Arctic; it affects every living thing on Earth and acts as a virtual thermostat, reflecting sunlight and cooling the planet’’ which emphasizes the significance of the Arctic. Due to its sparse population and limited access to natural resources, the Arctic has been approached in cooperative terms by littoral countries until recently.
Summary from Innovation Talk:
“FEEDING THE WORLD IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT”
Presented by Olcay ÜNVER, PhD.
January 25, 2018
McCord Hall, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
This talk is about the challenge of feeding an increasingly hungry world against a backdrop of resource degradation, inefficiencies, loss and waste, and the impacts of a changing climate. The state of affairs in many of these are far from desirable, and some are projected to worsen as the competition for natural resources increases. Yet, there is reason for optimism, manifested in some of the trends that we are now observing and in the resolve of the international community, that is, governments, civil society and private sector to address the challenge. [Read more…] about WATER AND AGRICULTURE AS PART OF THE SOLUTION