The reconciliation package should prioritize investments in kids, because doing so has huge shared benefits and among the highest rates of return for any social investment.
2020 saw record numbers of swarms of locusts across East Africa and southwest Asia, with experts warning climate change could increase their frequency.
Russia's recent ban on wheat exports is likely motivated by immediate concerns shared by other nations. But suggestions mooted by officials last year to create a "Grain OPEC" are more alarming—and Europe needs to plan ahead.
Millions of civilians living in conflict-scarred nations face being pushed to the brink of starvation," said the executive director of the World Food Programme.
"More people could die outside the conflict areas due to famine than due to the direct effects of the war," researcher Jonas Jägermeyr said
People eat as much as they can afford despite it killing the planet—the "meat paradox."
Antibiotic resistance is one of the "biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today" according to the World Health Organization.
Scientists were able to grow plants so quickly that one colleague couldn't believe it.
The periodic weather event is already projected to be the strongest on record.
A look at why today's U.N appeals have trebled since 2005's $5 billion.