A protester smiles during a demonstration for climate protection in Abuja, Nigeria. Reuters
This year is on track to be among the hottest ever and that would make 2015-2019 the world’s hottest five-year period on record, as per the World Meteorological Organization, and yet it is shocking that world leaders have failed to recognise the urgency of addressing climate change as a main priority.
By 2am (0600 GMT), Tropical Storm Isaias was about 90 miles (140 km) southeast of West Palm Beach, heading northwest with top sustained winds of 70 miles per hour (110 kph), the National Hurricane Center said.
Climate change is the biggest issue the world is facing in the present time. It is the need of the hour to act united to save the world from the disaster of climate change (“Biden seeks to rally world on climate as summit momentum builds,” April 22, Gulf Today).
Pope Francis once said, “Throwing away food is like stealing from the table of those who are poor and hungry.” This statement needs serious thinking, especially in the light of a UN report that says more than 930 million tonnes of food sold in a year landed in waste bins. This is truly alarming. At a time when
This week I gave my inaugural lecture to my first-year medical students. My message was simple: everything affects our health. Who we are, what we do, where we work, who we love, where we come from — all of it. Which is why, as we doomscroll through the bin fire that is our current government and their dogged
Angel Rice’s second job is unpaid, and the hours stink. They start at 6am when she checks her phone for messages that have come in overnight from women who are struggling to support a family member locked up in a California state prison. Nothing they can ask would surprise Rice, whose own husband is
The deadly ending of the soccer match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang, East Java, Indonesia, in which reportedly 129 people died is so painful (“Riot, stampede at Indonesia soccer match kill 129,” Oct.2, Gulf Today website). It’s so unfortunate when fun activities turn into