Tag: climate change

A Critical Overview: Global Food Shortages

Eliminating hunger and malnutrition, and achieving wider global food security is imposing enormous challenges on the world’s policy agenda. A combination of factors are...

COP21: Expectations and Challenges

In the first of a two-part series, Nina Rachet analyses the workings and possible outcomes of COP21, and the Paris treaty’s impact on investments and...

The war against climate change

Climate change truly is a global, contemporary problem, with various debates and controversies attached to it. Thomas Augur asks whether the high profile agreements...

Sustainable and responsible finance: is it worth it?

As more and more private investors turn towards ethical investing, there is debate arising over building responsible portfolios. Alexander Whitmore investigates whether profit maximisation and sustainable...

The Republicans vs. Climate Change

Climate change is a topic that is growing increasingly political. Andrew Stretton explores the future of President Obama’s environmental policy in light of the...

Earth Day 2014 | The problem with palm oil

Buying ethically sourced products has become a part of everyday life for consumers wishing to minimise their impact on the environment. However, many of the products...

The hunger alarm: hear the scream

What is the relationship between the changing climate and food poverty? DiA blogger Hannah Loryman outlines the grave challenges we face and the measures...

Cyclone Thane hits Pondicherry

. Last month a cyclone hit South India and Pondicherry, where Development in Action’s partner organisation Sharana is, was badly affected. Blog Editor and...