Britain’s Prince Charles has described climate change as a “root cause” of the ongoing conflict in Syria and the subsequent refugee crisis that has driven millions of people from the region toward Europe.
In an interview with Sky News, the prince – who will give a keynote speech at the opening of a global climate conference in Paris next week – said there was “absolutely” a direct link between climate change, terrorism, and the conflict in Syria. The interview was filmed three weeks ago, according to Sky, well before the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris.
“Some of us were saying 20 something years ago that if we didn’t tackle these issues, you would see ever greater conflict over scarce resources and ever greater difficulties over drought, and the accumulating effect of climate change which means that people have to move,” he said.
State Department: Iran Deal Is Not ‘Legally Binding’ and Iran Didn’t Sign It
President Obama didn’t require Iranian leaders to sign the nuclear deal that his team negotiated with the regime, and the deal is not “legally binding,” his administration acknowledged in a letter to Representative Mike Pompeo (R., Kan.) obtained by National Review. “The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is not a treaty or an executive agreement, and is not a signed document,” wrote Julia Frifield, the State Department assistant secretary for legislative affairs, in the November 19 letter.
Why Did Turkey Attack a Russian Plane?
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan may want to derail the an alliance against ISIS—and thus weaken the Assad regime.
Why small farms may answer big problems
As different case studies continue to prove, small-scale urban farming could help ensure food and financial security in local communities.
Donald Trump rally in Birmingham on Saturday, is refusing to answer questions from Breitbart News about how he came to be so well positioned to shoot a video of the incident just as it was breaking out.
The incident took place a full 200 yards from the designated “media pen” where all credentialed press were supposed to be during Trump’s speech.
“[A] half-dozen attendees shoved and tackled the protester, a black man, to the ground as he refused to leave the event. At least one man punched the protester and a woman kicked him while he was on the ground,” CNN’s Diamond wrote.
The video Diamond shot of the incident shows no evidence of Southall being “tackled, punched, and kicked.” It does show Southall shoving attendees and throwing a punch that fails to connect, and of attendees shoving back.
A slow economic recovery and a declining job market are driving more Mexicans to leave the United States than enter it, according to a report released Thursday by Pew Research Center.
Analysis of government data from Mexico and the US suggests that migration between the two countries is at the lowest level in at 15 years.
Between 2009 and 2014, 1 million people departed for Mexico, including children of Mexican descent who were born in the US, according to the 2014 Mexican National Survey of Dynamics.
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Another estimate based on US census statistics showed approximately 870,000 Mexicans immigrated to the US from Mexico.
“This is the first time that we have the actual evidence and numbers of people going back,” report author Ana Gonzalez-Barrera told the Associated Press.
Are you even thinking about oppression while you eat that taco?
According to Social Justice Internet, it’s totally fine to enjoy foods from other cultures — as long as you don’t call the food “authentic,” act like it’s out of the ordinary, or forget to get upset about Islamophobia every time you eat hummus. Yep.
According to “The Feminist Guide to Being a Foodie Without Being Culturally Appropriative,” it’s pretty damned hard for you to eat anything but a cheeseburger without its author, Rachel Kuo, thinking you’re being offensive.
Have you ever gone to another country and tried an “authentic” version of that country’s cuisine? If you said yes, you’re already a racist.
Baby it’s cold outside.
A snowstorm that left a foot or more in parts of the Midwest is in Canada now, but it ushered in a deep freeze as it departed.
Forecasters say temperatures will be in the single digits to below zero in many places, freezing the snow and making driving dangerous.
People fired up snowblowers and dug out their shovels Saturday afterthe storm system dumped anywhere from three to 20 inches of snow across parts of Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana.
The first significant snowstorm of the season created hazardous travel conditions and caused more than 500 flight cancellations.
The National Weather Service said the snow, which first fell in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa on Friday, continued in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan before heading northeast into Canada late Saturday.