Medical groups warn climate change is a 'health emergency'

As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, bluntly ...

Research highlights challenges faced by high conflict families

Common challenges faced by high-conflict families include domestic abuse, poor mental health and addiction according to new research by a Trinity academic. The research was published recently in a new report entitled Policy ...

Group calls on China to improve Internet security

An American business group appealed to China on Wednesday to improve online security and ease restrictions on Web use by companies, warning that deteriorating access speeds might discourage foreign investment.

Camping ban proves counterproductive and cruel

Denver's controversial "camping ban" has left the homeless no place to sleep outdoors safely and legally at night, forcing them into hidden spots or to seek indoor options that don't exist, according to a report written by ...

Will climate change cause water conflict?

International researchers from 14 institutions met in Nicosia (Cyprus) on the 10th and 11th of December to present and debate the results of studies on water, conflict and security conducted in the past three years in a variety ...

Food vs. fuel: Is there surplus land for bioenergy?

An interdisciplinary team of 11 scientists from seven European countries and the USA have discussed the concept to utilize so called surplus land for the production of feedstock for bioenergy. They identified environmental, ...