Conflict

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  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALO ALTO CA, United States A new report from an international research team with backgrounds in political science, geography, economic and environmental sciences contends that climate, in and of itself, is not (yet) the basis for conflict, but does
  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:12 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Security Beat It is important to take an inclusive and tangible approach to protecting civilians by protecting the environment during armed conflicts. In recent decades, the link between conflict, the environment and the protection of
  • 10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Military Times Senior US officials warned Wednesday that climate change is an increasing threat to national security, a message at odds with a broader Trump administration effort to downplay the threat from global warming. Military and
  • 7 May 2019- 07:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In an address to the United Nations Security Council on April 29, representatives from EcoPeace Middle East, an Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmental NGO, emphasized that the issue of water should be separated from
  • 8 Apr 2019- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Iran authorities have ordered the evacuation of more than 70 villages in the country's southwest province of Khuzestan in early April. At least 47 people have been reported killed in the worst rain in Iran in at least 10
  • 6 Apr 2019- 05:18 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY 150SEC.com Water shortages are fuelling conflicts from Africa to the Middle East. Technological innovations in the sector are encouraging but cannot progress without increased global cooperation, says the chairman of the UN High-Panel on Water and
  • 28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC East-West Center Southeast Asia is often considered "a global hot spot for water crises", where clean water supplies and sanitation in many cities are fragmented and suffering from weak planning, monitoring, and investment. The
  • 24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC YOU TUBE In celebration of World Water Day 2019, the Wilson Center and USAID’s Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation released a new animated short that celebrates how working together to ensure safe and sufficient water supplies not only
  • 21 Mar 2019- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Events in Washington and New York in the week of "World Water Day", bring thought-leaders together to examine the intersection of water, peace and conflict, an area of growing interest and concern in geopolitical
  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States Senate approved a War Powers Resolution this week to end United States invvolvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and caused widespread starvation. Attacks by the Saudi
  • 6 Mar 2019- 10:14 by Local Press Report WARRENTON VA CNN Climate change is already triggering devastating weather events across the planet, including prolonged droughts, flash floods and wildfires. Parts of Africa and the Middle East are experiencing erratic harvests, heavy storms and the worst
  • 5 Mar 2019- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The United States Senate has confirmed Donald Trump nominee and former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to be the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), which has oversight of the nation’s
  • 14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Smithsonian Magazine Since the dawn of conflict, armed groups have targeted water as both a tactic and potential weapon of war. In savaging rivers, wells, lakes and more, attacking troops punish locals for their lack of support—or render the
  • 6 Feb 2019- 11:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The Administration of US President Donald Trump has appointed David Dunlap, a former executive of Koch Industries to manage the country’s regulation of toxic PFAS chemicals which have been found to contaminate the drinking
  • 3 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States "Climate hazards such as extreme weather, higher temperatures, droughts, floods, wildfires, storms, sea level rise, soil degradation, and acidifying oceans are intensifying, threatening infrastructure, health, and water

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