Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai to Donate $50,000 to Gaza

Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai to Donate $50,000 to Gaza

JERUSALEM:  Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is to donate USD 50,000 to help rebuild United Nations schools in Gaza, the UN’s Palestinian refugee agency said today. The 17-year-old Pakistani children’s rights activist won the...
Desmond Tutu: Climate Change is the Global Enemy

Desmond Tutu: Climate Change is the Global Enemy

Writing for The Guardian, On the eve of the UN Climate Summit, Desmond Tutu argues that tactics used against firms who did business with South Africa must now be applied to fossil fuels to prevent human suffering. Never before in history have human beings been called...
Global Pandemics: the Approach

Global Pandemics: the Approach

Written before the Ebola outbreak, an excellent article on global pandemics on futureagenda.org predicts that there will be two or three global pandemics in our decade, outlining the development and progress of the diseases, and suggesting approaches. The three...
Pentagon: Climate change a national security threat

Pentagon: Climate change a national security threat

The Pentagon is integrating climate change threats into all of its “plans, operations, and training” across the entire Defense Department, signaling a comprehensive attempt to tackle the impacts of global warming. In a 20-page Climate Change Adaptation...
October 11 is International Day of the Girl

October 11 is International Day of the Girl

Click to subscribe Stay updated on TheCommunity.com weekly updates to your inbox early notifications Subscribe today In 2011, a UN resolution was passed declaring October 11 the International Day of the Girl Child! Its mission is “to help galvanize worldwide...
Katharine McPhee Talks Malaria with Teenagers

Katharine McPhee Talks Malaria with Teenagers

Actress and musician Katharine McPhee stopped by the studio of Oscar winning composer Hans Zimmer to talk to teenagers about why she works with Malaria No More. The show is part of a series, Pizza With an Icon, produced by Zimmer and Bonnie Abaunza, that gives...
Wind, Solar Energy Overtaking Nuclear Power

Wind, Solar Energy Overtaking Nuclear Power

According to a study released by worldwatch.org, nuclear energy has been stalled globally for years. Renewable energy, by contrast, continues to expand rapidly. Renewables still have a long way to go to catch up with fossil fuel power plants, which account for roughly...