Crab cakes designed with fonio, an ancient West African grain, or Ratatouille ready with ‘imperfect’ generate to lessen food items squander, are only a pair of the above 70 recipes involved in the a short while ago released Cookbook in Assist of the United Nations: For Individuals and World.  The book – developed in collaboration with the UN Meals and Agriculture Group (FAO) in consultation with other UN entities such as UNESCO, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) […]

Photography by Larry C. Price This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. TORICHA, Kenya—If there’s a ring around the sun, it will rain. If the gude bird sings in descending notes, the skies will open. If vultures gather, the showers will begin.  Everyone reads the signs, but they don’t mean what they used to. It’s still not raining. Jala Barako is 85, a grandfather of eight and a member of an ancient nomadic tribe. Today, wearing a […]

We use a state-of-the-art global climate model to calculate the climatic and biogeochemical changes caused by a range of stratospheric soot injections, each associated with a nuclear war scenario18 (Tables 1 and 2). Simulated changes in surface air temperature, precipitation and downward direct and diffuse solar radiation are used to force a state-of-the-art crop model to estimate how the productivity of the major crops (maize, rice, spring wheat and soybean) would be affected globally, and changes in oceanic net primary […]